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
To 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
above 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?