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US Wineries - Top 7 Wineries in America

Posted on 8 May 2014 by Marta Hemp

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US wineries

The Top 7 Wineries in America.

The best vineyards to sample on US soil.

There was a time in recent history where U.S. wines were anything but major players on the world stage. American wineries have come into their own in the past few decades, though. Here are seven of the best:

7. Pride Mountain, Helena; CA: At 2,100 feet in elevation, vineyards here enjoy a variety of exposures depending where they're planted on the mountain. Expert vintners Jim and Carolyn Pride reliably produce superb wine.

6. Benton-Lane Winery, Monroe; OR: With an unpretentious name and a dedication to producing the best possible Pinot Noir, this winery is a must-stop for lovers of the famed cool season grape.

5. Chateau St. Michelle, Woodinville; WA: Washington's oldest winery has won many industry awards and features one of the most scenic grounds of all West Coast wineries.

4. Chateau St.Jean, Sonoma; CA: This magnificent gardens found here are an incentive in their own right to pay this winery a visit, and the offerings of the tasting room provide an excellent reason to return.

3. Bogle Vineyards, Clarksburg; CA: This family-owned winery owes its stellar reputation to the hands-on involvement of the Bogle family.

2. Canyon Road Winery, Geyserville; CA: Wine country visitors often savor picnic lunches on the grounds here while enjoying one of California's most stunning views.

1. J Winery, Healdsburg; CA: This world-class winery features handcrafted magic carefully captured from the combination of soil, sun, and workmanship that's necessary for the production of truly sublime wine.

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