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Horticulture & Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Extension specialists in the Departments of Entomology, Horticulture and Plant Pathology.

Grape Industry in Iowa

This article was published originally on 10/27/2010

Iowa currently has 85 state-licensed wineries and more than 413 vineyards covering 1,200 acres in 95 of Iowa's counties.  The estimated total economic impact for the state is $234.3 million.
 
The largest concentration is in Warren County, just south of Des Moines -- an area called the "Napa Valley of Iowa" by Mike White, Iowa State University Extension Viticulturist.
 
Read more from the ISU news service.
 
Map from ISU Viticulture Infomration page.
Map from ISU Viticulture Information page.