How far would you go for the best drink you could ever have? I know I’d go pretty darn far. Depending on where you live in the USA though, you may not even have to travel. Whether you want to sample some of the best local suds, or you’re visiting another part of the country and you want a pinot grigio IV drip, the United States is chock full of award-winning wineries and breweries ready to serve you. Ready to serve you craft beers, perfectly aged vintages, and heck maybe even a meal or two – these wineries and breweries pour their hearts and their finest ingredients into their work.
We looked at every state in the USA and chose the top winery or brewery worth traveling for based on customer satisfaction and their exceptional offerings including tours, tastings, and more. Here’s the list:
Alabama (Madison): Blue Pants Brewery
Alaska (Palmer): Arkose Brewery
Arizona (Cornville): Page Springs Cellars
Arkansas (Springdale): Sassafras Springs Cellars
California (San Francisco): Anchor Brewing
Colorado (Cortez): Sutcliffe Vineyards
Connecticut (Pawcatuck): Cottrell Brewing Co.
Delaware (Marydel): Harvest Ridge Winery
Florida (Boynton Beach): Due South Brewing Co.
Georgia (Atlanta): Red Brick Brewing Co.
Hawaii (Hilo): Hawaii Nui Brewing Co.
Idaho (Caldwell): Ste. Chapelle Winery
Illinois (Chicago): Revolution Brewing
Indiana (Bloomington): Butler Winery and Vineyards
Iowa (Marengo): Fireside Winery
Kansas (Paxico): Prairie Fire Winery
Kentucky (Lexington): Blue Stallion Brewing
Louisiana (Shreveport): Great Raft Brewing
Maine (Lincolnville): Cellar Door Winery
Maryland (Frederick): Flying Dog Brewery
Massachusetts (Framingham): Jack’s Abbey Brewing
Michigan (Williamstown): Burgdof’s Winery
Minnesota (Chisago City): WineHaven
Mississippi (Jackson): Lucky Town Brewing Co.
Missouri (Genevieve): Chaumette Vineyards and Winery
Montana (Missoula): Big Sky Brewing Co.
Nebraska (Lincoln): Deer Springs Winery
Nevada (Pahrump): Pahrump Valley Winery
New Hampshire (Merrimac): Able Ebenezer Brewing Company
New Jersey (New Egypt): Laurita Winery
New Mexico (Santa Fe): Estrella Del Norte Vineyard
New York (Penn Yan): Fox Run Vineyards
North Carolina (Farmville): Duck Rabbit Brewery
North Dakota (Fargo): Fargo Brewing Company
Ohio (Delaware): Staas Brewing Company
Oklahoma (Luther): Tres Suenos Winery and Vineyard
Oregon (Roseburg): Abacela Winery
Pennsylvania (Chads Ford): Penns Woods Winery
Rhode Island (Newport): Newport Storm Brewery
South Carolina (Wadmalaw Island): Irvin House Vineyards
South Dakota (Hill City): Prairie Berry Winery
Tennessee (Nashville): Jackalope Brewing Company
Texas (Fredericksburg): Torre di Pietra Vineyards and Winery
Utah (Salt Lake City): Uinta Brewing
Vermont (Middlebury): Drop-In Brewing Company
Virginia (Floyd): Chateau Morrisette Winery
Washington (Port Townsend): Eaglemount Wine and Cider
West Virginia (Fairmont): Heston Farm Winery
Wisconsin (Potosi): Potosi Brewing Company
Wyoming (Sheridan): The Blacktooth Brewing Company