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Take a Sip (or Several) on the Heartland Wine and Ale Trail

I heart trails. It honestly doesn’t matter what kind: antique trails, fairy trails, even hiking trails, but I want to tell you about a new trail I just heard about: the Heartland Wine and Ale Trail. Logo Heartland wine and ale trail, purpleIf you haven’t been to Richmond/Wayne County on the eastern part of the state, a visit is necessary. Not only are they home to this new trail, but they have ALL of the other trails I mentioned above. Amazing, right?

But, let’s get back to this wine and ale trail … This trail spotlights the flavor of local wineries and breweries located in Eastern Indiana as well as a few in Western Ohio. Noble Order brew in bottlesWith a total of nine stops along the trail, each one offers a distinctive atmosphere and personalized service for both wine and ale enthusiasts.Wines 2 J & J BeerAnd an added note worth mentioning – all sites are family-owned and are small production enterprises where tasting means talking DIRECTLY with the owner, winemaker or brewmaster. 11831710_483487701814777_7440625121144709909_nStops include:

The Heartland Wine and Ale Trail … a great way to see the area and sample and learn about local wine and brew. Win/Win!

For more information and other events and attractions in the area, be sure to Visit Richmond Wayne County!

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Written by : Living in Indianapolis since 2001, Carrie is no stranger to traveling throughout the state. She has worked at Conner Prairie and at the Indiana Office of Tourism. Now working for the Indiana Tourism Association and having a young daughter, Carrie has even more opportunities to take advantage of Indiana's many attractions. Carrie receives compensation from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development for blogging. For more information, see our FTC Disclosure page.