US Winery Rankings by State & Region

Discover fantastic wineries to visit with our US winery rankings. Compiled via a rigorous data gathering, analysis, and scoring process, our lists highlight where visitors are expected to have an exceptional tasting experience. Quality of wine, on-site experience, atmosphere, service, and other intangibles are all contributing factors to our winery rankings.

wineries street sign near a vineyard

Our scoring and ranking process is completely unique, never pay-to-play, and is refreshed on a regular cadence. To learn more about our winery ranking process, our CW score, or how we gather and analyze data, please click here.

Within each article below, you’ll find our score, winery contact information, and an overview highlighting the unique elements of each winery featured. Use these lists to plan your next winery outing, and ensure you don’t miss any must try experiences. Cheers!


Best Wineries by State

Our winery rankings span 40 of the top wine producing states in the US. Whether you’re passing through an unfamiliar state, planning a winery trip with friends, or want to ensure you’ve sampled wine from all of the best wineries in your home state, these lists are designed to assist you on your journey.


Best Wineries by Region

Our regional winery rankings are focused on the top wineries within a smaller geographic footprint than our state ranking lists above. While many of these regions are officially designated as American Viticultural Areas, others are simply established or emerging dense wine producing regions of the country or informal geographic areas which contain one or multiple AVAs. Regardless, these lists are perfect to leverage for planning an outing to the wineries with minimal travel time between stops.

Seneca Lake (New York)

Calistoga (California)

Monterey (California)

Napa Valley (California)

Sonoma Valley (California)

Temecula Valley (California)

Door County (Wisconsin)

Traverse City (Michigan)

Cayuga Lake (New York)

Los Olivos (California)

Edna Valley (California)

Santa Maria Valley (California)

Paso Robles (California)

Yadkin Valley (North Carolina)

Santa Ynez Valley (California)

Fredericksburg (Texas)

Long Island (New York)

Carmel Valley (California)

Amador County (California)

Anderson Valley (California)

Yountville (California)

Santa Barbara (California)

Northern Virginia (Virginia)

Texas Hill Country (Texas)

Finger Lakes (New York)