Wayne County
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Far to the north in upstate New York sits Wayne County. It is next to Canada, separated by Lake Ontario. This is cold climate yet the mitigating effects of Lake Ontario during winter months hold harsh freezing temperatures at bay for the vines planted close enough.

Only a handful of vineyards and wineries exist here and grapes grow along with apples and other tree fruits that thrive in summer months. Both V. vinifera and hybrid clones have been planted. Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc are well established, but the hybrid Noiret has stated a claim.

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Q: What are the most recognized grapes grown here?
Q: What wines are produced here?

The AppellationAmerica database identifies 5 wines labeled with the Wayne County designation.

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Q: What wineries are based here ?
Q: What other wineries source fruit here ?
There are no other wineries that source fruit from this appellation
Q: What are the overlapping appellations ?
There are no overlapping appellations

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