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Photos: Six Great American Wine Regions

We honor six lesser-known areas where Americans are producing world-class reds and whites.

  1. Winemaker Neil Collins, and general manager Jason Haas, in their Paso Robles, Calif. vineyard Tablas Creek.

    (Chris Leschinsky)
  2. The patio at Justin Winery & Vineyards.

    (Chris Leschinsky)
  3. The tree-lined entrance to Fall Creek Vineyards in Tow, Tex.

    (Charles O'Rear)
  4. The Downtown Mall in Charllottesville Va.

    (Andrew Shurtleff)
  5. Michigan's Old Mission Peninsula near Grand Traverse Bay

    (Dennis Cox/Picade)
  6. View of Seneca Lake from vineyards

    (Michael Mohr)
  7. L'Ecole No. 41. Winery near Walla Walla, Wash.

    (Charles O'Rear)
  8. The rolling hills of Paso Robles.

    (Aspenrock / Dreamstime.com )
  9. A small family winery in Paso Robles.

    (Adeliepenguin / Dreamstime.com )
  10. Grapevines on a hillside in Paso Robles.

    (Lynn Watson / Dreamstime.com )
  11. A vineyard in Texas Hill Country.

    (Dfikar / Dreamstime.com)
  12. Grapevines grow in Texas Hill Country.

    (Deborah Dixon / Dreamstime.com )
  13. The Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site in Fredericksburg, Texas, in the heart of Texas's wine country.

    (Ernest Mettendorf/WikiMedia)
  14. One of New York's Finger Lakes region's many excellent vineyards.

    (Richard Mcguirk / Dreamstime.com )
  15. Dramatic falls in Watkins Glen State Park, in New York's Finger Lakes region.

    (Songquan Deng / Dreamstime.com)
  16. Grapes at Barboursville Vineyards, in Virginia.

    (Barboursville Vineyards)
  17. Stately mansions in Barboursville.

    (Barboursville Vineyards)
  18. A great crop at Barboursville.

    (Barboursville Vineyards)
  19. A view of Lake Michigan from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

    (Oseland / Dreamstime.com)
  20. Early winter in Michigan's wine country.

    (Paul Lemke / Dreamstime.com)
  21. Jubilee Lake is in Oregon's renowned wine region.

    (U.S. Forest Service/Wikimedia)
  22. Vineyards in Walla Walla, Washington.

    (Adeliepenguin / Dreamstime.com)

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