The New York Wine Reference Guide delivers a tight story of what makes New York wine stand out; it is chock-full of detailed information, and readable cover-to-cover! The New York wine industry has an exciting story to tell, with a rich history and an even brighter future. We celebrate our emerging strengths, our unique diversity and the bold personalities that live it every day.
A terroir for every taste. New York state is home to some of the most diverse terroir in the U.S. Our varied climates, soils, and bodies of water – with techniques aimed at preserving them all – combine to create unique conditions that produce countless varieties of dynamic wines, each with its own story to tell. And you can only find them in New York.
Click below to download our full set of 8 AVA maps, including a full New York State map and individual maps of the 7 major AVAs.
*For more information about AVA boundaries, we recommend the American Viticultural Area (AVA) Map Explorer provided by the TTB. The Map Explorer has information about each AVA, including its state and county, when it was established, what other AVAs it contains or is within, and a link to its codified official boundary description. You can even plot an address on the Map Explorer to see if that location is within an AVA. You can also download “shapefiles” for the various AVAs, which you can use with geographic information system (GIS) software.
Many paths. Common purpose. The strength of New York wines resides in our people who seized an opportunity and planted their roots throughout the state. Our winemakers have the passion and dedication you expect and some stories and experiences you might not. And they’re more than willing to share.
Click below to browse our photo galleries and take a peek into New York wine country.
We’ve got your favorite. And your next favorite. The variety in our vineyards and on our shelves will surprise you. No matter your taste, you’ll find something intriguing, satisfying or just downright delicious. You might already have a favorite New York wine, but you’ll find your next favorite here too.
Explore New York’s leading grape varieties below.
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