Friday, February 1, 2013
5 New AVAs to Watch
Ah, to spend a day in the vineyards! While we may romanticize the grape-to-glass process, making wine is no easy feat (especially when you're dealing with the American government)!
Just ask the winemakers who recently applied for AVA status...it can take almost a decade to achieve! What exactly is an AVA, you ask?
We profiled the 5 latest viticultural areas in the United States to be awarded coveted AVA status for Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Read everything you ever wanted to know about the process here, preferably with a glass of vino in hand: We hear it helps when contemplating all bureaucratic endeavors.