Wednesday June 30, 2010 | NC Wine IndustryJune 29, 2010 at 9:41 am | Posted in Coming Up | 7 Comments
When it comes to domestic wine production we often think of Northern California or the rugged coastal region of Oregon, but North Carolina was once the nation’s largest wine producer and its working it’s way back as a major player. North Carolina is now the country’s 7th largest wine making region and the Yadkin Valley has received the state’s first federal designation as an American Viticultural Area. We’ll meet two vineyard owners from Yadkin Valley as well as long time wine writer and educator, Catherine Rabb.
Catherine Rabb – Associate Professor, Johnson & Wales
Amy Helton – President, NC Wine Growers Assoc. & Co-Owner, Hanover Park Vineyard
Michael Helton – Board Member, NC Wine and Grape Council, Co-Owner, Hanover Park Vineyard