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NY % of V. vinifera

Less than 1/3 of states vineyards

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Dr. Konstantin Frank

Successful cultivation of vinifera since 1960s

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NY varieties

CH, RS, PB, GW grow well thoughout state

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Long Island AVA

North Fork of Long Island AVA; The Hamptons, Long Island AVA

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Long Island climate/varieties

Maritime, warmer, BDX varieties. Growing season 3 weeks longer than Finger Lakes

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Finger Lakes AVA

90% of NY production. Seneca Lake AVA, Cayuga Lake AVA

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Finger Lakes soils

Shallow topsoils on sloping shale beds above lakes

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Finger Lakes varieties

RS, PN, CF

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Lake Eyrie AVA

Spans 3 states, 17 wineries. Most grapes for juice and table grapes

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Hudson River AVA

Brotherhood Winery, oldest operating winery in US. Glacier deposited shale, slate, schist, limestone. Royal Kedem Winery/Royal Wine Corporation, one of world's largest kosher wineries. Seyval Blanc, Chard

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Niagara Escarpment AVA

Borders Lake Ontario's south shore. Grapes grown on limestone escarpment. 17 wineries. Unctuous ice wines from Vidal Blanc

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NY vinous diversity

American vines, American hybrids, French hybrids, vinifera

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Vitis labrusca

Phylloxera resistant, winter hardiness

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NY planted hybrid

Concord

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Catawba, Delaware

Red-pink native varieties Vigorous and winter hardy. Sparkling wines

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Niagara

Native white, table grapes, sparkling wine. Can be finished with some rs to balance its intense aroma

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French hybrids

Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, Vignoles

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Canada wine producing provinces

Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Nova Scotia

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Canada varieties

French hybrids; Vidal Blanc, Seyval Blanc, Baco Noir, Maréchal Foch. Some vinifera

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Canada style

Sparkling or ice wines

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VQA

Vintners Quality Alliance. Established legal framework for appellation of origin system. Controls must weights, chaptalization, permitted varieties (not labrusca)

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International Canadian Blend

Usually contain majority imported juice or wine

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Ontario

Largest producer (15,000 acres) of vinifera

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Niagara Peninsula

Niagara Escarpment, Niagara on the Lake. RS, CH, CF, PN. Icewine