The state of United States with the capital, Madison, borders on Lake Michigan in the east and the Mississippi in the west. In 1841, the Hungarian who immigrated from Austria-Hungary founded Agoston Haraszthy (1812-1869) today's Sauk City. He was involved in the cultivation of hops and grapes before he later California went and gave decisive viticultural impulses there. As the only one AVA is classified as Lake Wisconsin. The winegrowing center is the land around Green Bay, especially Door County. Well-known manufacturing companies are Cedar Creek Winery, Orchard Country Winery, Orchard Country Winery and Woodland Trail Winery. The important vine grower Elmer comes from Wisconsin Swenson (1913-2004).