Five Unexpected American Wine Regions
It's time to look beyond the West Coast—to these Vineyard-rich states.
Scene: Rebounding from a mid-century low point of 15 grape-yielding acres, the state's viticulture now includes 140 wineries, many of which have a knack for European varietals.
Winery: Founded by Italian vintners, Barboursville Vineyards proves Old Dominion wines deserve global attention.
Bottle: 2006's Octagon, a velvety blend of four red, traditionally French grapes. $40; barboursvillecellar.com