Whenever I try a new wine, I go to my wine maps, and familiarize myself with the region - cool/warm, inland/coastal, etc. Often that helps us learn more about grape growing, and what to expect in terms of concentration, alcohol content, terroir expressiveness and earthiness, and acidity.
Most of the better known wine regions are represented on this page. To enlarge the maps, click on the pictures.
PACIFIC NORTHWEST - OREGON & WASHINGTON
NEW YORK - “LOCAL"