Washington Wines have become so popular, that the Washington State wine industry has become the fastest-growing agricultural sector in the state. The number of wineries in Washington has increased 400% in the last decade. The Washington wine country is located on the same latitude as some of the great French wine regions of Bordeaux and Burgundy. Washington State has the perfect combination of soil, climate and geography. Based on recent wine reviews, Washington produces some of the best wines in the world. Primarily their Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah.