Villa Suites at Gervasi Vineyard wins Best Wine Country Hotel two years in a row!
Hermann Hill Vineyard and Inn takes runner-up spot
There's something undeniably romantic about a wine country escape, and these 10 hotels, nominated by our panel of wine experts and voted the best in the country by 10Best readers, set the scene for an idyllic wine-centric vacation in some of the nation's best wine-producing regions.
North Block Hotel (Yountville, Calif.)
A modern boutique hotel in Yountville, the North Block Hotel has 20 chic and sophisticated guest rooms centered around a social courtyard. Each room has its own patio or balcony, perfect for enjoying a glass of wine while gazing out across the rolling hills of Napa Valley. Photo courtesy of North Block Hotel
Hotel Les Mars (Healdsburg, Calif.)
Located an hour north of San Francisco in the beautiful Russian River Valley of Sonoma, Hotel Les Mars is a 16-room boutique hotel inspired by the elegance of a French chateau. Situated just two blocks from Healdsburg Town Square, there's plenty of wine tasting and Michelin star dining just outside the door. Photo courtesy of Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
Willows Lodge (Woodinville, Wash.)
Guests at Willows Lodge, located amid the rolling hills of Washington's Woodinville Wine Country, are treated to amenities like fireplaces, soaking tubs, a spa and an on-site restaurants with an enviable wine cellar. Many of the area's 100-plus wineries and tasting rooms lie within walking distance. Photo courtesy of Willows Lodge
Glass House Winery Bed & Breakfast (Free Union, Va.)
Visitors to Virginia's wine country can now stay in the newly opened Glass House Winery Bed & Breakfast. Each of the four guest rooms (three bedrooms and one two-bedroom suite) has its own en suite bathroom, as well as views over the vineyards and Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance. Photo courtesy of Glass House Winery
The Peerless Hotel (Ashland, Ore.)
Built at the turn of the 20th century, The Peerless Hotel in Ashland is listed on the National Register of Historic Places – it's one of Oregon's most romantic B&Bs. Ashland's Historic Railroad District sits just outside the door, and it's just three blocks from the bars, restaurants and cafes of downtown. Photo courtesy of Peerless Hotel
Meadowood Napa Valley (St. Helena, Calif.)
Meadowood is likely more well-known for its restaurant (it has three Michelin Stars) than its beautifully appointed rooms, however they shouldn't be overlooked. Attention to detail is paramount and pervasive at this luxury resort in St. Helena. The views are customizable, with vistas out to the woods (extra private) or to the vineyards and hills of surrounding Napa Valley. Photo courtesy of Meadowood
Carneros Resort and Spa (Napa, Calif.)
Situated on 28 acres of vineyards and apple orchards, Carneros Resort and Spa comprises 100 cottages and suites, each with its own patio and outdoor garden space for relaxing over a glass of wine. Other amenities include two pools (one just for adults), a spa, market shop and bocce ball courts. Photo courtesy of Preferred Hotels & Resorts
The Canyon Villa Bed and Breakfast (Paso Robles, Calif.)
Tucked amid the rolling green hills of Paso Robles, The Canyon Villa features just four rooms, each with spectacular views, Italian architecture and luxury amenities. Start the day with a complimentary three course gourmet breakfast at this wine country B&B, take in a day of wine tasting in Paso Robles Wine Country and finish with a small plates wine hour with a critically acclaimed world class chef/owner. Photo courtesy of The Canyon Villa
Hermann Hill Vineyard and Inn (Hermann, Mo.)
Hermann Hill Vineyard and Inn, a luxury B&B in one of Missouri's top wine-producing regions, offers 20 guest suites, some with spectacular views over Norton Vineyard. Amenities include a world-class spa overlooking the Missouri River Valley and a daily gourmet breakfast. Photo courtesy of Hermann Hill Vineyard and Inn
Villa Suites at Gervasi Vineyard (Canton, Ohio)
Inspired by Tuscany, each of the 24 suites at Gervasi Vineyard feature stucco walls, rustic wood doors, fireplaces and heated limestone floors, all in the heart of Ohio's Canton/Stark County
wine region. Guests can also choose to rent a four-bedroom, two-bathroom farmhouse, perfect for families or larger groups. Photo courtesy of Gervasi Vineyard
The top 10 winners in the category Best Wine Country Hotel are as follows:
- Villa Suites at Gervasi Vineyard - Canton, Ohio
- Hermann Hill Vineyard and Inn - Hermann, Mo.
- The Canyon Villa Bed and Breakfast - Paso Robles, Calif.
- Carneros Resort and Spa - Napa, Calif.
- Meadowood Napa Valley - St. Helena, Calif.
- The Peerless Hotel - Ashland, Ore.
- Glass House Winery Bed & Breakfast - Free Union, Va.
- Willows Lodge - Woodinville, Wash.
- Hotel Les Mars - Healdsburg, Calif.
- North Block Hotel - Yountville, Calif.
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Jill Barth (L’occasion), Jil Child (Wine Tours of the World) and Karen MacNeil were chosen based on their deep knowledge of the American wine landscape.
Congratulations to all our winning wine country hotels!