WNY City Makes Top Ten List For Best Cities To Celebrate National Wine Day
Is it ever not National Wine Day? I guess if we're going by official days we have to call today Nation Wine Day and while most enjoy the comforts of their own homes or patios there are cities that are ideal for celebrating this holiday. Infogroup decided to find out the Top 10 Wine Cities to Celebrate National Wine Day
With these studies you always wonder just how objective they are because sometimes where you do things is based on what you like. Infogroup determined the results by using its "verified business database of more than 15 million records to identify which metro areas are home to the most wine retailers and wineries. Once these factors were compiled, Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) with a population of 1 million or more were ranked by their concentration of wine-related businesses per 10,000 residents."
Rochester found its way onto the list at number 5! The area lends itself to boosted vendors with the surrounding wineries on the different wine trails throughout Upstate, WNY and even Canada.
So what is the number one city? Portland, Oregon! With 1.545 wine-related businesses per 10K residents, Portland proved the most favorable U.S. city for wine lovers, followed by the area known for wine, San Francisco, California.
Here are the Top 10 Wine Cities to Celebrate National Wine Day
1. Portland, OR
2. San Francisco, CA
3. Seattle, WA
4. Sacramento, CA
5. Rochester, NY
6. San Jose, CA
7. New York City, NY
8. Washington, DC
9. Hartford, CT
10. Cincinnati, OH
So maybe fill your glass tonight with a little less guilt and celebrate the day!