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Best wine country hotel? Readers vote Inn at Black Star Farms

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Michigan wine country is just outside the door of this winning hotel

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  • 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

  • Timber Cove Resort

    Timber Cove Resort
    Jenner, Calif.

    Timber Cove sits on a bluff high above the Pacific Ocean. This hotel complements the surrounding scenery with its warm hues, midcentury accents and newly renovated buildings using timber. Guests stay in one of 46 guest rooms and suites, each with unobstructed ocean and forest views. Amenities include a Great Room, Outdoor Living Room and Coast Kitchen restaurant.
    Photo courtesy of Design Hotels

  • 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

  • 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

  • Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

    Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
    Sonoma, Calif.

    A destination resort in the heart of Sonoma Valley, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa is an excellent choice for those who want to feel pampered after a day of wine tasting. The property is home to an award-winning spa with four geothermal swimming pools, a Michelin-rated restaurant and daily docent-led activities.
    Photo courtesy of Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Meadowood Napa Valley

    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 Napa Valley

  • Inn at Black Star Farms
  • Timber Cove Resort
  • The Farmhouse at Veritas
  • Carter Creek Winery Resort & Spa
  • Hotel Walloon
  • Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
  • Summerwood Inn
  • Hotel Cheval
  • Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard
  • Meadowood Napa Valley

What's better than a quick day trip into wine country for a tasting or two? A full fledged wine country getaway! These 10 hotels provide a perfect place to relax over a glass of wine after a day of touring and tasting in wine regions around the country.

The top 10 winners in the category Best Wine Country Hotel are as follows:

  1. Inn at Black Star Farms - Suttons Bay, Mich.
  2. Timber Cove Resort - Jenner, Calif.
  3. The Farmhouse at Veritas - Afton, Va.
  4. Carter Creek Winery Resort & Spa - Johnson City, Texas
  5. Hotel Walloon - Walloon Lake, Mich.
  6. Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa - Sonoma, Calif.
  7. Summerwood Inn - Paso Robles, Calif.
  8. Hotel Cheval - Paso Robles, Calif.
  9. Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard - Dundee, Ore.
  10. Meadowood Napa Valley - St. Helena, 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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