Five VIA articles tempt you with trips to premier spots for sipping in California, Oregon, and Washington.
Scenic views—think quiet valleys, rolling hills, and charming downtowns—pair well with a glass of vino. We’ve wined and dined at some of the West's top spots for spicy cabernets, buttery chardonnays, and crisp pinot grigios to bring you a roundup that’s mature, bold, and simply enjoyable.
Napa, Calif. : Urban luxuries in wine country
Carmel Valley, Calif. : A cozy village with tasting rooms and galleries
Willamette Valley, Ore. : Six delicious towns to toast
Lake Chelan, Wash. : Stunning scenery with merlots, rieslings, and chardonnays
Livermore, Calif : Cabernet and cowboys
Photography by Andréa Johnson 
This article was first published in May 2013. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.