Winemakers in the US Finger Lakes AVA have warned the proposed expansion of an underground gas storage facility will threaten their vineyards' rising reputation.
The Malibu coastline outside Los Angeles has become California's newest American Viticultural Area (AVA), which winemakers hope will raise the region’s profile.
Wine producers in the newly-created American Viticultural Areas of Moon Mountain and Ballard Canyon have insisted the new sub-appellations will help consumers, not confuse them.
Winemakers in California's Paso Robles have applied to split the American Viticultural Area into 11 new sub-appellations to highlight its diversity to consumers.
It doesn't get the media coverage that California does, but Virginia is tipped to be the next big thing in American wine. Jason Tesauro picks out the varieties and producers…
Small producers in Sonoma County are angered by new legislation requiring them to label their wines Sonoma County even if they are part of specific sub-appellations.
The Walla Walla AVA in the eastern part of this state offers superb festivals, dining and touring options, says Paul Gregutt. Read the full guide to Washington State, including the…
Elkton Oregon has been approved as the latest American Viticultural Area in the US.
Sonoma Valley has announced the launch of a new campaign to differentiate the region from the larger Sonoma Coast and even larger Sonoma County AVA.
Winemakers on the mountainous eastern slopes of Sonoma Valley may soon be part of California’s newest American Viticultural Area (AVA), which contains some of the country’s most historic vineyards.…
Middleburg, Virginia has become the state's newest American Viticultural Area.
Gourmet food, sensational wines and the chance to mingle with winemakers – Fiona Beckett is in heaven at Oregon’s International Pinot Noir Celebration. Read the full guide to Oregan, including…
A hidden gem of a wine region with stunning scenery, down-to earth hospitality, diverse outdoor activities – and plenty to eat and drink, says Howard G Goldberg. Published in the…
Two new American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) have been approved.
Calistoga has become the latest American Viticultural Area – over five years since an initial application was filed.
The United States is soon to have the distinction of hosting the worlds largest and smallest appellations.
The USA will soon have the world's largest wine appellation - the 4m hectare Upper Mississippi River Valley AVA.
As regionality continues to emerge in the New World, we asked our leading experts in each country to pick out the single most exciting terroir to look for and three…
The US appellation system, a mish-mash of countless AVAs, has come under fire for violating its own rules. LINDA MURPHY questions its value
Chehalem Mountains has been given its own AVA (American Viticultural Area), making it Oregon's 15th delineated viticultural area.
Washington’s Rattlesnake Hills will soon become this Pacific Northwest state’s ninth federal appellation.
The Ramona Valley has become the third wine growing region of Southern California to be granted AVA status.
The Niagara Escarpment Viticultural Area is the latest AVA in New York State to be approved by the government.
New York senator Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing the creation of a new US winegrowing region – Niagara Escarpment.