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The Most Popular Wine in Every State

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Meaghan Cameron of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 51: Everyone's familiar with the most popular types of wine. Cabernet, Merlot, and Pinot Noir all command name recognition on the red side, as do Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, and Sauvignon Blanc on the white side. However, these aren't the only varieties of wine that are popular in certain parts of the U.S. By the way, did you know that every state in the country produces wine? Yes, even Alaska. (Psst, we've even got a handy list of The Best Winery in Every State.)It's also a misconception that wines are only made from grapes—in fact, some wines are made from other types of fruit. The point is, regional tastes and availability often influence what people drink. Combine that with tradition and individual tastes, and wine leanings span a wide range across the 50 states.However, there are some fascinating trends that crop up. The Waycroft analyzed Google Trends to find out the most popular wine in every state. What they discovered was a deviation from the most common red wines, with three different types of white wine actually being the most sought out across the country (and it's probably not any of the varieties that you'd expect!).Read on to find out the results—and you may just find a new beverage for your holiday feast this season. Plus, don't forget to check out The Most Popular Cake Flavor in Every State.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

The Most Popular Wine in Every State

Everyone's familiar with the most popular types of wine. Cabernet, Merlot, and Pinot Noir all command name recognition on the red side, as do Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, and Sauvignon Blanc on the white side. However, these aren't the only varieties of wine that are popular in certain parts of the U.S. By the way, did you know that every state in the country produces wine? Yes, even Alaska. (Psst, we've even got a handy list of The Best Winery in Every State.)

It's also a misconception that wines are only made from grapes—in fact, some wines are made from other types of fruit. The point is, regional tastes and availability often influence what people drink. Combine that with tradition and individual tastes, and wine leanings span a wide range across the 50 states.

However, there are some fascinating trends that crop up. The Waycroft analyzed Google Trends to find out the most popular wine in every state. What they discovered was a deviation from the most common red wines, with three different types of white wine actually being the most sought out across the country (and it's probably not any of the varieties that you'd expect!).

Read on to find out the results—and you may just find a new beverage for your holiday feast this season. Plus, don't forget to check out The Most Popular Cake Flavor in Every State.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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