New York
  Sign In
Subscribe to our newsletter
Bookmark and Share  


The Empire State is the 2nd largest producer of wine in the U.S., boasting 4 wine-growing regions and 8 AVAs. New York is also one of America’s oldest commercial wine states, with a wine history dating to the 1860s. Today, vineyards are found in nearly half of its counties. New York’s wine regions reach from the shores of Lake Erie to the tip of Long Island, encompassing a wide range of terrain, climate and wine styles. Much of this production is still from native American labrusca varieties like Concord and Niagara, grown primarily for kosher wines. The balance is split between wines made from French-American hybrids, and an ever-expanding catalogue of classic vinifera varieties. The largest actual vineyard area is the Lake Erie District AVA, which extends into Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Current Feature

In the southern Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and Georgia vineyards are small and few, yet the establishment of the Upper Hiwassee Highlands could bring much more.  [>] continue


Appellation Features

[>] see all New York features (1)

Related Features


 

Best of Appellation

See the best wines of New York

See the best wines of
New York

Alive & Well here


Chardonnay: You are the world’s greatest star. Your fame has infiltrated every nook and cranny of the globe, regardless  [>] continue

Recommendations

Quick Finds

Appellation Honor Role

Search the New York Wine List

 
select wine style:
select grape:
 

Featured Wines

Millbrook Vineyards & Winery 2005 Pinot Noir - Proprietor's Special Reserve Dark cherry aromas...bright, vibrant flavors of bing cherry, juicy red berry fruits and a hint of vanilla...silky tannins.
buy wine $29.00



Buy New York wines
directly from these wineries

Advertisement



    Help us improve travel information to your favorite region...



Winery Sponsors

Winery sponsors of Appellation America’s coverage of the New York appellation.