You won’t have to go far to explore two of Wine Enthusiast’s top 10 wine travel destinations for 2017. Calistoga, Calif., and Hood River area in Oregon and Washington made the selective list, whose recommended places are pretty European-centric.
The magazine also finds the high-adventure area along the Columbia River in the Northwest adds to its wine and dining choices. This too recommends tasting areas and places to stay, including the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel for those who want to splurge.
Here’s the list of wine-worthy 2017 destinations from Wine Enthusiast’s editors. Each destination features where to go, where to stay and what to do when you get there.
Cafayete, Argentina (primarily for Malbecs)
Marlborough, New Zealand (primarily Sauvignon Blanc)