New Hampshire is one of the U.S.’s winemaking latecomers with its to oldest winery, Flag Hill, founded in 1990. New Hampshire’s cold climate favors French-American hybrids such as Marechal Foch, Seyval Blanc and Vidal and cool-climate vinifera such as Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Although most vineyards are located in the southern part of the state, wineries are scattered throughout the state.Scroll down to find New Hampshire’s best wineries. The “Highest Visitor Ratings” section lists New Hampshire wineries that have received visitors’ highest ratings for service, views, and wine quality. The “Highest Wine Critic Ratings” section lists the producers of New Hampshire’s best wines based on awards won at international wine competitions.The “All New Hampshire Wineries” section contains a comprehensive, and continuously updated, list of New Hampshire wineries. Click “map view” to access the advanced winery search to find wineries that provide vineyard lodging, have food available to complement their wines, host vineyard weddings, or produce wines from organic grapes. We make it easy to find the best wine tour and tasting destinations in New Hampshire wine country.