Isle St. George
The Isle St. George, Ohio AVA occupies 640 acres (260 hectares) of North Bass Island in the western part Lake Erie. This is one of America's
smallest of America's smallest AVAs and is the only single island appellation. The island is owned by the state of Ohio, which leases a portion
to winemakers. One one winery actually grows grapes on the island.
During the middle of the Nineteenth Century mostly German immigrants
started making wine here. Popular grapes include Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir, and a few local varieties.