Visiting a tasting room or two is a great summer weekend excursion. But when the weather's so glorious, why not taste outdoors instead? Many wineries offer picnics—these five are among our favorites.
Sonoma, California: Buena Vista Winery
Visitors can bring their own lunch or order a hamper of artisanal cheeses, charcuterie and bread in advance. buenavistawinery.com.
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Charlottesville, Virginia: Barboursville
Visitors can't resist putting down a blanket near the crumbling mansion of James Barbour, the original owner of the estate and the governor of Virginia during the War of 1812. bbvwine.com.