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Mississippi

The state with the capital Jackson lies in the southeast of the United States on the Gulf of Mexico, About half of the state area is forest. There is a hot climate with high humidity. The grape harvest takes place at the end of July, beginning of August. As the only one AVA is Mississippi Delta classified with the states Louisiana and Tennessee is shared. It will be mainly French hybrids and descendants of the American species Vitis aestivalis. Vitis labrusca and Vitis rotundifolia cultured. Among other things, this is the historical variety Scuppernong, European varieties are only marginally represented. In the state are mainly sweet white wines and table grapes produced. The wineries are spread all over the country from the coast to the Mississippi Delta. Well-known manufacturing companies include Almarla Vineyards & Winery, Aspen Wine Company, Claiborne Vineyard, Gulf Coast Winery, Old South Winery, Red Creek Inn and The Winery Rushing.

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