Here in the US we are pretty much considered the new kids on the block in the evolution of wine and wine industry. We have been doing the wine thing for a couple hundred years with it getting off to quite a rough start and then really picking up around the mid to late 70’s with the judgment of Paris.
The old world proclaims true terroir and sometimes has a hard time accepting the same proclamations on our side of the ocean. I could talk about other new world regions but because of an article I have just come across I will focus on the US. Washington State specifically.