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Published:2013.04.09 News source: Views:

Whenever it comes to California, the wonderful words burst out of my mind, which is the world's people are longing for the place, the famous Hollywood, World Heritage Redwood National Park and Stanford University (31 president of the United States Hoover graduated from there). But there is the most famous California wine, the United States accounted for 90% of the annual production of about 3,500 wineries. California's wine production is one-third higher than the whole of Australia's total production, is the world's fourth largest wine region.

      Wine paradise


The California Immigration agricultural cultivation and viticulture home into the fertile valley of the golden state. Today, everywhere you can see the footprints they left, they will artichokes into the Monterey Peninsula, olive trees stretching from San Diego to the Oregon border, half a century years Zinfandel vines planted still flourish. 1,000 kilometers of coastline, 100 kinds of micro-meteorological and uneven elevation, warm climate, New World winemaking techniques ...... it all, so that California has become a paradise of wine grapes.

      Now, there are more than 100 kinds of wine grapes thrive in viticulture Park, California 113, which are cultivated in a sustainable manner. Lake County Sauvignon Blanc, the Sierra Mountains and Lodi Zinfandel, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles Robert Manchester, Livermore, Temecula, used as a dessert with wine Madeira wine, Mendocino, Sonoma, Monterey and Santa Barbara Chardonnay and Pinot Noir ...... all beautiful, and gradually became a wine lover's paradise in California.


      A different kind of taste of the New World


California's winemaking tradition dates back to the end of the 17th century, Spanish missionaries, Mexican brewing process brought to California. 250 traditional brewing process and experience of modern innovation and improvement, combined with the ideal climate for growing wine grapes, all this created a unique wine region of California. The wine here is known for its high quality, stability and diversity, the region has most of the different wine grape varieties in the world.


Today, California is the largest wine producing areas in the United States, production accounted for 90% of the United States, with hundreds of wineries and grape wine made by many winemakers have let the the European winemakers aura eclipsed. In fact, California has also attracted a lot of the vintners of the Eastern Hemisphere, they leave home to pursue California grapes unique strong, ripe fruit flavors. Fruity taste, not only for Chinese tastes, is also considered a "world flavors". The California wineries the wine focus on grapes in a variety of fruity extracted as a representative of the New World. Many times, people talk about California wines will be referred to the "strong" qualities, in fact, the meaning of the word California wine generally has a rich fruit taste is more mellow.


Looking for California wine


Referring to the California wines have to tell us about the wines of California system AVA, this wine producing system in the United States referred to, it was named geographical location and range definition. The AVA system of grape varieties, planting, production and brewing there is no limit, which is the most fundamental difference with the French AOC system, but it is with the French AOC system, have played the protection of Origin wine sales. The BATF (Federal alcohol and tobacco firearms explosives Bureau) in the United States identified a total of 145 Ava, and their number continues to increase. More than 90% of total U.S. wine production, California, for example, California became the 103 independent U.S. wine-growing Appellation (AVA) is divided.


California wine is very diverse, from everyday drinking wine, enough to be comparable and European countries, senior wine. Thus it was that in the near future, California wines and French wines to keep pace.


California concentration of more than 90% of the wine production in the United States, the main producing areas of Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley and Russian River Valley.


California American wine most concentrated most famous region, northern California's Napa Valley is the first among all regions of the United States in the estate of the wine world and so far remains a leading position. Brewed in this region Chardonnay Chardonnay taste the lubrication and flavors; production Pinot Noir is the best of its kind in addition to the Burgundy region of France wine. Brewed in this region plus Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot aged up to 10 years remained rounded and fruity and full-bodied taste. The Zinfandel wine, which itself is a miracle. In California, it is not just a fashion, is to promote the main reason for the success of the region in the wine industry. Zinfandel grape varieties can be brewed taste slightly sweet white wine and red wine.

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