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Louisiana

The federal state with the capital Baton Rouge (and the port city of New Orleans) lies to the south of the USA on the Gulf of Mexico, bordered by the states Mississippi in the East, Texas in the west and Arkansas in the North. Louisiana was explored by the Spaniards in 1539 and by the French in 1681; today, the French-Spanish cultural tradition is still noticeable. Originally it extended over the entire Mississippi area far north and formed with Canada the colony of New France. As the only one AVA is Mississippi Delta classified, which is Louisiana with Mississippi and Tennessee Splits. There are American vines of the species Vitis aestivalis and Vitis lincecumii. hybrids as Blanc Du Bois. Vidal Blanc and Villard Blanc, as well as the European varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Syrah cultivated. The production facilities are located in the south, these are Casa de Sue Winery, Feliciana Cellars Winery, Pontchartrain Vineyards and St. Amant Winery.

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