The Puget Sound AVA's climate is similar to that of the Loire Valley in France
and some of Germany's viticulture regions.
Some of the wine grape varieties grown in
there include Pinot Noir, Madeleine Angevine, Müller Thurgau,
Siegerrebe, Chasselas, Island Belle and a few others. Research is
being pursued actively to investigate other viable varietals that might do well in this
cool-climate viticultural area.
experience the terroir of the Puget Sound Appellation and the influence
it has on the flavors of wine grapes, be sure to visit a few of the wineries that
produce at least some wines from vineyards in the Puget Sound
region. You will
find a list of such wineries you can consider visiting and an overview map of
their locations by
clicking on the thumbnail map below.
OVERVIEW MAP for estate wineries
Check our "Taste Puget Sound" overview map
and plan a tasting tour of some Puget Sound estate wineries. You will find
more than a few enchanting locations; what could be more charming, for
example, than a ferry ride to wine country or a lazy
rural drive toward the foot of a spectacular mountain?