is just a little east of the major western wine regions and a
bit too far north for many grape varieties.
those cold winters and hot summers do not translate to a totally wine-less Wyoming.
Advanced growing techniques and grape varieties
bred for cold weather are enticing quite a few adventurous Wyoming
farmers to turn their attention to grape growing and wine making.
The more hardy wine grape varieties used in Wyoming include Elvira, Frontenac, Frontenac Gris, Marcheal Foch, Marquette, and Valiant. In addition to grapes, honey or raspberries and other fruits are used at Table Mountain Vineyards, pictured here.
More information about Wyoming wine around the Web:
Table Mountain Vineyards - This family business was started on a small scale a few years ago and grows larger every season. If enthusiasm counts, they must have amazing wines! If you're in the area, stop by for a personal tour and a tasting of the fruits of the vines and the berry bushes. The honey wines sound like the perfect cure for a cold winter day...