Atticus Hotel wins Best Wine Country Hotel

One of Oregon Wine Country's newest hotels already making a huge impression

What's better than a quick day trip into wine country for a tasting or two? A full fledged wine country getaway! These 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.

  • 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 Sionnie LaFollette / Atticus Hotel

  • 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 along the Bay View Wine Trail.
    Photo courtesy of Hotel Walloon

  • Belhurst Castle
    Geneva, N.Y.

    Few things in life are quite as romantic as staying the night in a castle, and that’s just what guests at Belhurst Castle in Geneva, New York get to do. There’s a winery right on the estate, and if that’s not enough, the entire Finger Lakes region awaits.
    Photo courtesy of baldeaglebluff / Flickr

  • Boar's Head Resort
    Charlottesville, Va.

    Situated in Charlottesville in the middle of Virginia’s Monticello American Viticultural Area, Boar’s Head Resort offers 175 rooms and suites in the area’s only AAA Four Diamond property. When not out wine tasting, guests can explore the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains just a few minutes away.
    Photo courtesy of Boar's Head Resort / Facebook

  • Calistoga Ranch
    Calistoga, Calif.

    Wine country visitors staying at the 50 guest lodges at this luxury hotel in Calistoga share a 157-acre backyard filled with ancient oaks and surrounded by Napa Valley and its 300-plus wineries. Each lodge has an outside living room comfortable for lounging any time of year, as well as an outdoor shower.
    Photo courtesy of Calistoga Ranch

  • The 1804 Inn
    Barboursville, Va.

    Occupying several historic plantation houses and cottages next to the National Landmark ruins of a Thomas Jefferson-designed mansion, The 1804 Inn is owned and operated by Barboursville Vineyards. It’s a perfect base for exploring the rest of the estate, as well as the surrounding Virginia Piedmont wine region.
    Photo courtesy of Barboursville Vineyards

  • Hotel Healdsburg
    Healdsburg, Calif.

    Guests at Hotel Healdsburg in northern Sonoma County enjoy amenities like a 60-foot swimming pool surrounded by olive and fig trees, complimentary bike rentals, daily hot breakfast and a popular lobby bar where locals and guests rub elbows over glasses of wine or craft cocktails.
    Photo courtesy of Hotel Healdsburg

  • 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

  • Vintners Inn
    Santa Rosa, Calif.

    The Vintners Inn sits within Sonoma County, where each guest is welcomed with a half bottle of the estate’s own wine. Amenities include California king beds, private balconies or patios, Italian bathrobes and toiletries and in-room spa services.
    Photo courtesy of Dan Costin / Flickr

  • Farmhouse Inn
    Forestville, Calif.

    This boutique Sonoma hotel is a true wine lover’s paradise, complete with a Michelin-starred restaurant, sommelier-led wine tours and even curated wine refrigerators in each room. With only 25 rooms and five concierges, personalized service is pretty much guaranteed.
    Photo courtesy of Farmhouse Inn

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

  1. Atticus Hotel - McMinnville, Ore.
  2. Hotel Walloon - Walloon Lake, Mich.
  3. Belhurst Castle - Geneva, N.Y.
  4. Boar's Head Resort - Charlottesville, Va.
  5. Calistoga Ranch - Calistoga, Calif.
  6. The 1804 Inn - Barboursville, Va.
  7. Hotel Healdsburg - Healdsburg, Calif.
  8. Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa - Sonoma, Calif.
  9. Vintners Inn - Santa Rosa, Calif.
  10. Farmhouse Inn - Forestville, Calif.

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Jill Barth, a Provence Wine Master; Shana Clarke, Wine Editor for and contributor to Eat Sip Trip; Karen MacNeil, one of the foremost wine experts in the U.S.; and June Rodil, a Master Sommelier were chosen for their knowledge of wine and the American wine scene.

Congratulations to all these winning hotels!

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