Napa Valley vineyard at sunset in California, USA
The United States is one of the most dynamic wine producing countries in the New World. American wine has been produced for over 300 years. Today, there are nearly 3,000 commercial vineyards in the United States and wine production is performed in all fifty states, with California leading the way followed by Washington State, Oregon and New York. Internationally, American wines are recognized as the equal of Old World wine powers like France and Italy, and the United States has more recently grown to one of the largest exporter of wine globally.