American Wine AVAs: Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia

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Virginia's Eastern Shore
The Virginia's Eastern Shore AVA occupies over 430 thousand acres (some 175 thousand hectares on Chesapeak Bay. Its well-drained soils are sandy and loamy and its climate is maritime with a fairly long growing season. And yet very few acres are covered in vines, mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, and Riesling.

Virginia's Eastern Shore Vineyards

Virginia's Eastern Shore Vineyards


      
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