Nevada is gambling that homegrown wines can be successfully produced in the deserts out West.
In fact, the
University of Nevadas College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural
Resources has been testing different wine grapes suited to Nevada to find the best varieties suited
to the warm days and cool nights of the desert.
Some have adapted better than others, but promising results
have so far been seen with Cabernet Franc, White Riesling, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Ready to become a pioneer of Nevada wine? Luck is on your side as more and more people discover the newest up-and-coming wine regions in the Sagebrush State.
the Pahrump Valley Winery in Pahrump, Nevada.
More information about Nevada wineries around the Web:
Wine Down in Nevada - The state's official tourism site takes on the Nevada's vino industry with gusto. Check out the three wineries - that have been earning high praise from wine lovers with award-winning wines.
Nevada's wineries - Feature story from the Las Vegas Review-Journal with a report on Nevada's wineries including a look at the wine making process, information on winery tours and tasting rooms.