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 in 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: Petit Verdot

Petit Verdot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (southwest). 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 small grapes. Petit Verdot noir can be found in several vineyards: South-West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Rhone valley, Provence & Corsica, Loire valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais, Armagnac.

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 japanese fondue (shabushabu), lamb tagine with prunes or wild boar with honey.

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

The Irancy appellation seen by Clotilde Davenne

Clotilde Davenne, from the eponymous estate, mentions the cherry as a main characteristic of the Irancy appellation. She tells us about the Pinot Noir variety which reveals, in its northern location of Bourgogne, lots of freshness and fruitiness that gives the appellation a very special place among the wines of the region. This video is taken from the “Rendez-vous avec les vins de Bourgogne” program (June 2020). Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​ Twitter: https: ...

Chablis takes pride in its subsoil by Ivy NG

On December 10, 2020, four Hong Kong personalities discussed Chablis wines on a live webinar: Yang LU, Master Sommelier and Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador, Debra MEIBURG, Master of Wine, Ivy NG, Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador and Rebecca LEUNG, wine expert. In this two-and-a-half-minute clip, Yvy NG describes the unique subsoil that Chablis is so proud of. ...

Walls: Tasting Hermitage 2001 20 years on

In 2001, George W. Bush was sworn in as the 43rd President of the United States. Meanwhile in the UK, Tony Blair led the Labour Party to its second landslide victory. A lot can change over the course of 20 years. According to many Rhône winemakers and wine collectors, this is how long a bottle of Hermitage should lay undisturbed until you open it. Is it really worth the wait? I recently tasted 11 Hermitage 2001s – seven red, two white, two sweet – to test the 20 year hypothesis and see how these ...