Everyone knows that California’s Napa Valley is the locus of the American wine industry. The region's wines can rival those produced anywhere in the world. There are, however, a number of lauded, little-known regions around the U.S. with thriving wine industries. While some of the vineyards in these up and coming wine countries are little more than hobbies and follies of the well-to-do, some regions – some with more success than others – are nipping at the heels of Napa Valley’s wine domination. Photo Credit: keukalakedutchhill
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