France has Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne. Italy has Tuscany and Piedmont. Germany has its Rhine and Mosel River Valleys.
In the United States, it’s Napa Valley that remains the shining star of wine.
Despite the popularity of the film “Sideways,” which bolstered recognition of both Pinot Noir and the Santa Barbara region, no other wine region in the country has such worldwide renown as Napa Valley.