11/10/2010 07:53 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

13 Wine Regions Worth A Second Look (PHOTOS)

It's easy to have your head turned by the famous, glamorous wine regions: Sure, Napa's great, and Bordeaux can't be beat. But some of the most soulful places in the world of wine are often passed over or pigeonholed based on factors like geography and reputation.

Some of these regions are just taking root while others are long-established, but a visit to any of's top 10 wine regions worth a second look could forever change your idea of what to drink with dinner - not to mention what it's like to visit a winery (no limos in sight).

Adapted from "Top Wine Regions Worth a Second Look."

Text and captions courtesy of Sherman's Travel.