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WINERY ORGANIZATIONS: PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania is ranked fourth nationally in terms of grape production, cultivating a diverse number of wine varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Catawba, Cayuga, Chambourcin, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Reisling, Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc and Vignoles. As the seventh-biggest wine producer in the U.S., the state counts more than 100 wineries and 11 wine trails.

Berks County Wine Trail
Comprised of eight family-owned wineries, the Berks County Wine Trail meanders through acres and acres of vineyards in one of Pennsylvania's award-winning wine regions. The region produces wines to suit all tastes and in a range of styles, from sparkling wines to dry table wines to sweet dessert wines. Tasting rooms are located in everything from basements to restored barns to elegant gift shops. A map is available for download.

Pennsylvania Winery Assocation
Supported by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, the Pennsylvania Winery Assocation is a non-profit trade association organized to market member wineries; provide assistance in developing merchandising materials, publicity, promotion & marketing effort to increase Pennsylvania wine sales; to provide forums for the exchange of information & experience among members; and to sponsor & support legislation & regulations that will benefit PA's wine industry & to oppose those which will be detrimental.

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Pennsylvania Travel Guide

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(Updated: 05/24/13 BH)

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