The West is wine country

The West is home to the country's best wine regions. Explore them all and taste their best offerings, from the cult cabs of Napa to the Pinots of Willamette Valley

Wine Country Face-Off results

You voted, we counted: See which of these rivaling wine regions our readers would rather visit

Wine Country Face-Offs

Readers' Choice

In our August 2012 issue, we pitted Napa against Sonoma in our first-ever Wine Country Face-Off, asking experts from each mighty wine region to make a case for their valley's superior offerings, in areas such as wine quality, innovation, and visitor experience. Sonoma won our editorial battle by the skin of its teeth. But we wanted to know: What do our readers think is the superior Northern California wine region? And, for that matter, what about all those other glorious wine countries of the West? Your collective wine tourism wisdom follows.


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