Region Focus

Winter 2003

Carolina Vinifera

North Carolina, home of the first cultivated grape in the United States, is joining Virginia in cultivating a regional niche in winemaking.
By Charles Gerena


Consumer Research Survey, Wine Market Council, 2000.

Wagner, Philip Marshall. Grapes Into Wine: A Guide to Winemaking in America. New York: Knopf, 1976.

Watson, Pamela. Carolina Wine Country: The Complete Guide. Greenville, N.C.: Woodhaven Publishing, 1999.

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