Get Your Booze On: 9 Cheap and Chic California Wine Country Stays

With cutting-edge farm-to-table restaurants and mind-blowing tasting rooms just down the road, it's not hard to drop $500 a night on a hotel in California's wine region. Dig a little deeper, and you'll find budget stays that don't compromise on style yet fold in a little quirk. Both hip and affordable, these places cost less than $179 a night (on average). With all the money you'll save, why not join a wine club at your favorite winery stop or splurge on a world-class dinner (hello, French Laundry?). From the Mendocino coast to Temecula, and Napa and Sonoma too, consider this your guide to a wine country trip that won't break the bank.