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The first Virginia wine of 2019 might be the only one of its kind on the East Coast

November 19, 2019

Here on the East Coast, cold-weather-loving gamay grapes are rare - they're grown by just a handful of wineries, including a few on the Finger Lakes of New York, and none of ones we contacted seem to sell a nouveau. But in 2017, Ankida Ridge Winery - high in the Blue Ridge mountains in eastern Virginia, where they're already known for their excellent pinot noir - planted some of the only gamay grapes in Virginia.