Wine has been around for a long time and has touched almost every part of the world. Wine goes great with a good meal and can be a little slice of heaven during the right occasions. As you start to think about where wines are made, you may think about going wine tasting. Let’s take a look at the top 10 places to go wine tasting in North America.
10. Oak Grove, Virginia
Wine tasting is a tradition that dates all of the way back to the 1700s. If you really want to see an area that is excellent at making wine, you may want to visit the vineyards in Oak Grove, Virginia. They have a huge vineyard in the southeastern region of the United States and is a must-see for all people who would like to go wine tasting.
9. North Fork, Long Island, NY
On this relatively quiet island, you can find over 18 different vineyards. Most of them offer tours and tastings and each one is proud of their accomplishments. This is evident by their awards being presented by their vineyards. New Fork is an excellent wine tasting location that has been around for over 25 years. While it is rather small, it does offer world-class wine.
8. Traverse City, Michigan
If you come to Lake Michigan, you’ll run into some truly sinful wines. Most of the Traverse City Vineyards sit on the peninsula because here they are protected from harsh winters by the lake. The vineyards offer a huge variety of wins including Merlots, Rieslings, Pinot Noirs, and many other selections of fruit wine.
7. Finger Lakes, New York
This is another very popular wine producing vineyard in the state of New York. Not only does it offer an amazing view, but it offers extraordinary wines that taste superb. The area that surrounds this vineyard is also quite popular and houses more than 100 different wineries. There are tons of tours being offered year around so a trip up to Finger Lakes would probably be a good investment in time and money.
6. Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
From Merlots to Pinot Noir, you can find it all at the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. This is the area that was made famous by its pristine lakes and fruit orchards and today, it is making a massive reputation for itself as one of the best wineries in the world. While this vineyard dabbles into a little bit of everything, it typically offers a good selection of fruit wine. All of them are delicious and have become a huge hit for both tourists and locals.