The Polynesian island chain in the northern Pacific with the main island of the same name (also known as the Big Island) and the capital Honolulu had been the US federal territory since 1898 and became the 50th state of the in 1959 United States, It will fruit wine made from various tropical fruits, but mainly from pineapple. The largest producer is Volcano Winery, but it is not a real wine grapes produced. On the second largest island of Maui in 1974 in Ulupalukua by winemaker Emil Tedeschi from California Napa Valley founded the "Tedeschi Vineyard and Winery". There the pineapple wine "Maui Blanc", the pineapple sparkling wine "Maui Sparkling", a rosé cuvée from the varieties Carnelian and Chenin Blanc, as well as the red wines "Ulupalakua" and "Plantation" from the Carnelian variety. The “Annual Winter Wine Escape” event with 50 producers from all over the world takes place in Hawaii every November.