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long Island

AVA (island) in the US state new York; look there.

On the north east coast of the USA and in the north adjacent Canada (Province of Ontario) was tried by immigrants at the beginning of the 17th century viticulture. But the native vines were due to the intrusive strawberry or Foxtons No edible wines and European varieties were produced by the phylloxera destroyed, the cause was not clear at that time. About 200 years later, a probably natural cross between a native one was created Vitis labrusca and a European one Vitis vinifera a hybrid, This was then the basis for many breeds, especially the famous ones Concord, In the lake district Finger lakes they planted large areas especially with this vine and produced from it Sweet wines and sparkling wines in which the Foxton did not come into its own.

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