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Greatest Wine Destinations in America For Wine Lovers

Last updated : Aug 14, 2015

America has been a popular place for the wine lovers since a long time, from the famous Napa valley to innumerable various small wineries America offers a distinct wine culture. While visiting America for wine tasting you will be confused where to go as there are a number of places to find good wines. Here is a list of some of the best places in America to go and have a sip of delicious wines.

America's Most Famous Wine Destinations

Napa Valley, California

The Napa valley is one of the most visited wineries in the world. There are more than 450 wineries here which are visited annually by over 4 million visitors.  The region produces a variety of wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc. The area is dotted with charming little towns, superb restaurants, hotels, spas, wine tours, and plenty of outdoor activities.


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Sonoma, California

Being the neighbor of the famous Napa valley, Sonoma is frequently left behind but the fact that it prepares some of the best wines in the United States cannot be denied. Protected by mountains from excessive rainfall the Sonoma has an ideal climate for growing grapes of various varieties.

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Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

The best part of this location is that more than 60 types of grape varieties are grown here in over 100 wineries. The wines prepared here include Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, as well as a variety of fruit wines. It is an excellent place to taste some best wines of the United States and offer perfect facilities to make your trip enjoyable.


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Willamette valley, Oregon

Known for its amazing Pinot Noirs the Willamette valley is located little far up the Umpqua valley. The area has over 20 wineries and has distinctly different classes of wine which are sought after all over the world.


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Yakima Valley, Washington

Being the oldest wine making area in the Washington state it is home to quite 50 wineries. Though the number of wineries may be less but there quality of wine cannot be compromised on. They produce some of the best red wines in the world. A popular getaway among the people of the state it is regularly visited by tourists.


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Finger Lakes, New York

Recognized as New York’s largest wine producing area the Finger Lakes has over 100 wineries and have produced award winning varieties of sparkling wines. The place in itself is a sight to behold with panoramic views and greenery all around. A trip to Finger Lakes is money well spent.


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Traverse city, Michigan

Located on the shore of the Lake Michigan the grapes here provide a lot of variety of good wines. The wineries here produce a variety of wines that include Rieslings, Pinot Noirs, Merlots and many other varieties of fruit wines. It is also an enchanting and great place to visit if you are a nature lover.


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North fork – Long Islands, NY

With over 4000 acres of wine yard the long island the peaceful neighborhood of New York City provides some of the best wines of US. It is gradually becoming a popular destination for the wine lovers and has excellent variety of wines accompanied with some of the best sea food. Within a span of 25 years it has emerged as a prominent spot in the wine destination of the world.


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Oak Grove, Virginia

One of the oldest wine making regions in America the Oak grove in Virginia still is one of the popular wineries of the United States. A land that was once full of colonial Americans began making wine, and passed their knowledge down several generations. The vineyards in Oak Grove, Virginia have grown to be a great wine destination in the southeastern region of the United States.


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