Central Florida winery produces wine loaded with antioxidants

in Central Florida News & Events

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

HAWTHORNE, Fla. – Wine, is one of the most popular drinks around the world — the drink is typically produced with grapes in Europe, South America and Napa Valley, California. Did you know the Sunshine State produces a wine that is not only tasty but also good for you?

Located in North Central Florida, Island Grove Wine company uses a variety of blueberries from their 700-acre farm to produce Moscato, Blueberry wine, Sangria and other fruit blends.

“This is the largest organic blueberry farm in the state,” Sarah Aschliman, general manager of Island Grove said.

On 200-acres the farm produces organic blueberries, that are used for wine making. Rows and rows of blueberries span across Alachua, Putnam and Marion counties.