From the classic vineyards of northern California to the up-and-coming wineries of Long Island, Gayot.com had a hard time narrowing down their favorite wine countries, not to mention their favorite places to stay within each region. Boutique resorts and traditional B&Bs both figure into this carefully compiled list, as do exceptional culinary indulgences, making this collection of wine country inns an epicure's dream come true.
Despite our thirst to discover new wine countries, we'll never abandon our fondness for Napa Valley.
Located in the beautiful Russian River Valley region of Sonoma County's famed wine country, the Farmhouse Inn offers an intimate escape, with just ten quaint accommodations, ranging from luxurious individual cottages to guest rooms in an original 1873 farmhouse.
Mattituck, New York
One of the area's finest boutique wineries, Shinn Estate Vineyards features a four-bedroom, circa-1880s homestead for a quiet stay just steps from the vines.
Although Château Élan is located just 40 minutes north of Atlanta, it feels a world apart from the big city.
Traverse City, Michigan
Dividing Lake Michigan's Traverse Bay, Old Mission Peninsula is the kind of place to go when you want to get away from the grind of daily life.
Adjacent to Geneva State Park with gorgeous views of Lake Erie, The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake is a charming base from which to explore the off-the-beaten-path Ohio wine country.
With a beautiful setting atop a hill, this sprawling estate includes twenty acres of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris vineyards. Perhaps the greatest feature here is the inn's wraparound porch, boasting peaceful, bucolic views.
Peaches, pecans, beer gardens and vineyards. Welcome to eclectic Fredericksburg. Just two hours from Austin, this hospitable town, settled by German immigrants in the 1840s, is an anomaly in the land of longhorns.
Tucked between Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River on its own peninsula in Virginia's Northern Neck, this quaint, 106-room inn features a full-service spa, golf course and marina with a sailing school.
Walla Walla, Washington
For those who want an experience that encompasses the region's history, a stay at The Inn at Abeja is a must.
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