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Best Wine Country Hotel (2021)

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What's better than a quick day trip into wine country for a tasting or two? A full fledged wine country getaway! These 20 hotels, nominated by a panel of wine industry experts, provide a perfect place to relax over a glass of wine after a day of touring and tasting in wine regions around the country. 

  • Château Chantal

    Château Chantal
    Traverse City, MI

    Chateau Chantal, located just north of Traverse City, Michigan, combines a vineyard and winery with a luxurious B&B lodging. All suites and rooms have exceptional views of vineyards or Grand Traverse Bay, many with private patios or balconies, and many rooms include wet bars and whirlpool tubs. The inn’s amenities include fireplaces and sitting areas, plus an exceptional breakfast.
    Photo courtesy of KEdward // Getty Images

  • Hotel Walloon

    Hotel Walloon
    Walloon Lake, Mich.

    This boutique hotel in Northern Michigan features just 32 guest rooms in a lakeside setting that’ll make you feel like you’re stepping back into the early 20th century. Nearby Walloon Lake Winery is one of many options in the Petoskey Wine Region.
    Photo courtesy of Hotel Walloon

  • Inn at Black Star Farms

    Inn at Black Star Farms
    Suttons Bay, Mich.

    The Inn at Black Star Farms puts guests in the heart of the Traverse Wine Coast, with easy access to wineries and tasting rooms on the Old Mission and Leelanau Wine Trails. Each stay includes a daily breakfast, nightly hospitality hour with wine and small bites, a bottle of house wine and an exclusive barrel room tasting.
    Photo courtesy of Inn at Black Star Farms

  • Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard

    Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard
    Dundee, Ore.

    Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard, a nine-room villa perched above pinot noir and chardonnay vines in the Red Hills of Dundee, offers luxe accommodations with stellar views of Mount Hood and Mount Jefferson. Each guest room has its own spacious balcony, deep soaking tubs and spa-quality amenities.
    Photo courtesy of Grace Young Photography/ Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard

  • The Allison Inn & Spa

    The Allison Inn & Spa
    Newberg, Ore.

    Situated in the scenic Willamette Valley less than an hour from Portland, The Allison Inn & Spa treats guests to upscale amenities in one of Oregon's best wine-producing regions. The on-site JORY Restaurant & Bar hosts weekly wine tastings and boasts a wine list with hundreds of Pinot Noirs. The resort spa offers wine-centric treatments, as well as an infinity edge pool, state-of-the-art fitness studio and Sunday morning yoga classes.
    Photo courtesy of The Allison Inn & Spa

  • The Farmhouse at Veritas

    The Farmhouse at Veritas
    Afton, Va.

    The Farmhouse at Veritas is a bed and breakfast in the heart of the Monticello American Viticulture Area. Guests staying in one of the eight rooms enjoy a daily breakfast made to order with a glass of Veritas sparkling wine, an evening wine hour with small hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary bottle of wine in each room.
    Photo courtesy of Katelyn Joyce / The Farmhouse at Veritas

  • Carter Creek Winery Resort & Spa

    Carter Creek Winery Resort & Spa
    Johnson City, Texas

    Guests at the Carter Creek Winery Resort & Spa in Texas Hill Country stay in villas just steps from the vineyard. Amenities include electric fireplaces, individual patios and two 55-inch flat-screen TVs, as well as easy access to the Old 290 Restaurant & Brewery and Carter Creek tasting room.
    Photo courtesy of Carter Creek Winery Resort & Spa

  • Atticus Hotel

    Atticus Hotel
    McMinnville, Ore.

    Situated in Downtown McMinnville in the heart of Oregon’s wine country, Atticus Hotel welcomes guests with welcoming amenities like fireplaces in each room, locally sourced teas and coffees, king size beds and lots of local art on the walls. From this base, guests have more than 200 area wineries and tasting rooms to explore.
    Photo courtesy of Atticus Hotel

  • Hotel Cheval

    Hotel Cheval
    Paso Robles, Calif.

    Hotel Cheval, a luxury boutique hotel in Paso Robles, comprises 16 rooms just off the historic town square. Guests enjoy special touches, like a s’mores butler, library candy bar, gourmet breakfast and somm’s workshops.
    Photo courtesy of Hotel Cheval

  • SummerWood Inn

    SummerWood Inn
    Paso Robles, Calif.

    The SummerWood Inn sits amid the rolling hills and vineyards of Paso Robles. Guests enjoy amenities like a welcome bottle of SummerWood wine, seasonal appetizers with wine each evening, late evening dessert and coffee, turndown service with house-made caramels and made-to-order breakfast. Rooms all have a fireplace and private balcony or patio.
    Photo courtesy of SummerWood Winery & Inn

The top 10 winners in the category Best Wine Country Hotel are as follows:
 
  1. Château Chantal - Traverse City, MI
  2. Hotel Walloon - Walloon Lake, Mich.
  3. Inn at Black Star Farms - Suttons Bay, Mich.
  4. Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard - Dundee, Ore.
  5. The Allison Inn & Spa - Newberg, Ore.
  6. The Farmhouse at Veritas - Afton, Va.
  7. Carter Creek Winery Resort & Spa - Johnson City, Texas
  8. Atticus Hotel - McMinnville, Ore.
  9. Hotel Cheval - Paso Robles, Calif.
  10. SummerWood Inn - Paso Robles, Calif.

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning hotels!

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