THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is a big country, mostly located between Canada and Mexico, with the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans on either side to the east and west respectively.

USA–ORGANIC, BIODYNAMIC WINE PRODUCTION

Organic farming and labelling has been regulated in USA since 2002 by the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP).

2018 In 2018 the Demeter Association, Inc in the United States reported that nationally there were 1,417 hectares (3,500 acres) of Demeter certified Biodynamic vines in the United States, mainly in California and Oregon, making about 183,000 cases of wine each year.

2015 / Pam Strayer (2016) said there were roughly 6,072 hectares (15,000 acres) of certified organic or Biodynamic vines in the USA including 4,615ha (11,400 acres) from CCOF (see California), 202+ha (500+ acres) from Organic Certifiers (Ridge and Tablas Creek and a few others) and 202ha (500 acres) from other certifiers. Demeter’s Stellar Certification Services accounts for another 1,336 ha (3,300) acres.

STATES

Alabama. / Alaska. / Arizona. / Arkansas. / California. / Colorado. / Connecticut. / Delaware. / Florida. / Georgia. / Hawaii. / Idaho. /  Illinois. / Indiana. / Iowa. / Kansas. / Kentucky. / Louisiana. / Maine. / Maryland. / Massachusetts. / Michigan. / Minnesota. / Mississippi. / Missouri. / Montana. / Nebraska. / Nevada. / New Hampshire. / New Jersey. / New Mexico. / New York State. / North Carolina. / North Dakota. / Ohio. / Oklahoma. /  Oregon. / Pennsylvania. / Rhode Island. / South Carolina. / South Dakota. / Tennessee. / Texas. / Utah. / Vermont. / Virginia. / Washington State. / West Virginia. / Wisconsin. / Wyoming.  

WINE MARKET

USA consumer trends.

USA–GENERAL

Electoral system. / Energy. / Clean Air Act. / Public health. / Rural depopulation. / Wages.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Pam Strayer (2016), ‘Grow, Baby, Grow: Fred Franzia is converting 5,000 acres to organic certification’, www.winecountrygeographic.com (posted 30 August 2016).