The state in the central southwest of the USA
with the capital Oklahoma City was explored early by French and Spaniards. From 1830 it was an Indian reservation, was opened to the white population in 1889 and only 1907 federal state. In the south closes Texas
, in the West New Mexico
and in the east Missouri
at. The only AVA
Ozark Mountain is shared with the states of Arkansas and Missouri. Viticulture has developed here only in the last two decades. There are European vines and French hybrids represented. A dozen production companies are spread all over the country. The most important are Canadian River Vineyards & Winery, Cimarron Cellars Winery & Vineyard, Natura Vineyards & Winery, Nuyaka Creek Winery, Sparks Vineyard & Winery (Merlot, Chardonnay, Zinfandel & Vidal Blanc), Stone Bluff Cellars (predominantly hybrids such as Cynthiana & Vignoles) and Turkey Creek Vineyards.