Ohio: Oldest Brand-New Appellation in America
A press tsunami for the Big Wine got off in earnest, transforming the focus of California’s premium districts and creating a new business model based on fame which soon eclipsed the hidden gems of the American East. California had minute quantities of serious table wines, but so did Ohio.
by Clark Smith
July 24, 2009
It’s embarrassing. The more I learn about the Ohio wine industry, the more I wonder how I could possibly have known so little. Here we have a well established region, venerable in history and solidified in quality offerings, condemned to obscurity by gross ignorance.