5. Roseburg, Oregon
Oregon probably houses some of the best temperatures for vineyards in the world. More specifically, it is perfect for grape growing and this one in particular offers a huge variety of Malbec, Merlot, Syrah, and Dolcetto. Not to mention, you’ll be able to partake in some beautiful scenery. But just because the natural landscape offers a good view from this vineyard, doesn’t mean that you can’t hop in your car and take a trip to the other twenty or so vineyards in the vicinity.
4. Yakima Valley, Washington
Yakima Valley is where great wines are produced and it is also a good area in general. This vineyard in particular happens to be the oldest in Washington State and there are more than fifty vintners that settle here. They call it their home and it provides them with a large amount of wines to choose from. Today, the Yakima Valley is primarily known for producing red wines but this doesn’t mean that you can’t get your hands on a variety of others.
3. Willamette Valley, Oregon
As we just mentioned, Oregon is the go-to place for wine making. And besides California, it offers some of the best temperatures for doing so. Willamette Valley is a little bit furfur north than that valley of Umpqua and contains over 200 wineries that each range in size and that each offer something different. This one is family owned and operated and offers some of the most distinct tasting wines in the United States.
2. Sonoma, California
Sonoma happens to be the second most popular wine region in the United States and receives a large amount of rainfall from year to year. This is what allows it to be the perfect area for wine grape growing. The culture in Sonoma is dominated by boutique hotels, wineries, and restaurants that all surround themselves around the wine industry of the area. This vineyard is open for tastings almost all year around but you should really visit all of them in the area to truly get a taste of what this area is about.
1. Napa Valley, California
Napa Valley is the capital in American for wine. It dates back to the nineteenth century and is responsible for producing some of the most complete and finest wines in the world. Here, you can choose from Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Merlot, Cabernet, and over 450 others. But if you really want to experience what wine tasting here is really like, take a weekend getaway and visit all of the surrounding wineries in the area. It will be a truly unforgettable experience.