This Wine Region Was Recently Named America’s Most Budget-Friendly Napa Alternative

If you’re a fan of wine-tasting and sprawling vineyards, you’ve likely daydreamed about venturing to California’s Napa Valley for a healthy dose of exploration. While Napa certainly deserves a spot on your bucket list, its popularity makes it a pricey option for those seeking a wine-centric getaway. Luckily, Time Magazine recently released its list of affordable alternatives for budget-conscious travelers, and one underrated wine region in the United States made the cut.

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For more information about the Santa Ynez region and its endless list of wine offerings, click here. Have you vacationed in this area during previous getaways?

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