Top 100 wines of United States

Discover the top 100 best wines of United States as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the wines that are popular of United States and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of United States

The United States has confidently come of age as one of the world's leading wine-producing nations. Their reputation may be based on the world-famous Napa and Sonoma, but the U. S. is home to countless lesser-known wine regions that produce world-class wines (obvious examples are Oregon's Willamette Valley and New York's Finger Lakes).

Wine has been produced in the United States for about 400 years, but it is only in the last 40 years that American wine has really begun to gain respect on a global scale. Today, the United States is the fourth largest wine-producing nation in the world (behind France, Italy and Spain), producing about 18. 5 million hectoliters per year. All 50 U.

S. states produce wine to some degree, although 95 percent of it comes from just four of them. California is by far the most prolific, producing five times the combined total of the next three: Washington, Oregon and New York. The 5% that comes from the other states, led by Texas and Virginia, is produced largely for local consumption rather than for domestic or international markets.

Discover the grape variety: Viognier

White Viognier is a grape variety that originated in France (Rhone Valley). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and grapes of small size. White Viognier can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Rhone Valley, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Savoie & Bugey, Provence & Corsica, Loire Valley, Beaujolais.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of United States

wines from the region of United States go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of authentic bolognese sauce (ragù di carne), leg of lamb with baked potatoes or casserons in the country style.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of United States

On the nose in the region of United States often reveals types of flavors of cherry, truffle or pomegranate and sometimes also flavors of sage, honey or nutty. In the mouth in the region of United States is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of United States

Angélus, Léoville Barton join 2021 en primeur releases

Château Angélus 2021 was released this morning (23 May) at €265 per bottle ex-Bordeaux, according to Liv-ex, up by around 2% on the opening price of the 2020 vintage last year. Merchants were offering Angélus 2021 for £3,120 (12x75cl in bond). Decanter’s Georgie Hindle scored Angélus 2021 95 points, praising its ‘exceptional finesse’. She said the wine represents an excellent effort, following a Bordeaux 2021 growing season that presented many weather challenges. This vintage of Angélus contains ...

WSET appoints Brampton as new CEO

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has appointed Michelle Brampton as its new CEO. Brampton will join WSET on 1 February as CEO designate and will spend two months working alongside current CEO Ian Harris, who steps down on 15 April. Bringing with her a wealth of experience, Brampton previously spent 19 years at Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), where she most recently held the role of MD Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from 2018 to 2021. Brampton was also on the boards of both The Dr ...

Bordeaux Index sees fine wine sales jump in 2021

Bordeaux Index said its sales jumped by 47% in 2021 to reach $174m (£128m), a new record for the company. Its results reinforce the sense of a strong 12 months for the global fine wine market, led by famous ‘blue chip’ labels in particular. Yet the UK-based merchant also pointed to new customer sign-ups and the success of its LiveTrade trading platform as contributing to company-specific growth. Its client base expanded by around 30% year-on-year, with trading by value on LiveTrade up by 55%. Bo ...