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Indiana Foodways: Wine, Wine Anytime Trail

Did you know that Indiana was home to the first commercial wine making operation in the United States? Historical events like prohibition hurt the important industry in the past, but it is now thriving again across the state. Small operations dot Indiana and offer enthusiasts a wide variety with many winning national awards. Enjoy delicious meals and live entertainment at several of our wineries.

31 Tasting Room of Oak Hill Winery 

Explore naturally-made wines with unique flavors at Oak Hill Winery. From free tasting hours to special events, Oak Hill Winery has much to offer!

Blue Heron Vineyards & Winery 

Taste delicious wines at the Blue Heron Vineyards & Winery.Blue Heron Vineyards specializes in American and French-American Grapes Be sure to stop by their large stone Celtic Cross on the hillside during your visit.

Briali Vineyards 

Built on the value of respect for the environment, Brian and Alicia Moeller found fulfillment in planting and nurturing 11 varieties of grapevines, using biodynamic techniques, over the past 7 years. Their success in cultivating quality fruit inspired them to take it full circle, and embrace the challenge of utilizing eco-friendly practices in turning their grapes into wine. Though more labor-intensive, the Moellers endorse the philosophy that wine is made on the vine, and therefore their efforts result in better quality wine. The culmination of their experiences led to the opening of Briali Vineyards and Winery, located on the gently rolling hills of Country Meadows Golf Course in Fremont, Indiana.

Chateau Thomas Winery 

Since 1984, Chateau Thomas Winery has been bringing a taste of the old world to the heart of the Hoosier state. Nothing is so simply satisfying, yet so deliciously complex. For more than 30 years, the Chateau Thomas Winery has been celebrating this duality by crafting some of the most delightful wines in the country. From the wine itself to the environment that surrounds it, Chateau Thomas Winery offers an entirely unique – and uniquely satisfying – experience. 

Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard 

Constructed on their family owned farm, Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard gives true meaning to its name. The farm has over 100 years of family heritage. Country Heritage was honored to receive the Governor's Cup, recognizing the winningest Indiana Winery from the 2017 Indy International Wine Competition!

divvy

divvy is a locally owned restaurant thatoffers a unique dining atmosphere for guests 21 & over. The menu features contemporary American small plates focusing on a dining experience to be shared.

Main Street Grille 

This locally owned restaurant in downtown Mishawaka has plenty to choose from! Expect to be treated with the best wines today! Pasta dishes, natural steak, and fresh seafood combined with their full bar and beers on tap make for a relaxing evening.

Matteo’s Ristornate Italiano 

The premier Italian experience in the midwest in a relaxed, laid back atmosphere. Located on the square in downtown Noblesville, Matteo’s Ristornate Italiano  is the perfect place to try some authentic Italian cuisine or sip on a glass of wine.

Oak Hill Winery 

Explore naturally-made wines with unique flavors at Oak Hill Winery. From free tasting hours to special events, Oak Hill Winery has much to offer!

Peterson’s Restaurant 

Enjoy local, award-winning cuisine! Peterson’s , an award winning restaurant, prides itself on being able to satisfy a wide variety of tastes and appetites. Their top quality seafood, U.S.D.A prime beef, and exquisite vegetarian dishes are sure to satisfy.

Drunk Tank- Old Jail Inn 

Bring your friends and have a wine tasting night out at the Drunk Tank! The Drunk Tank features a 150 year old Jail turned Inn. The motto here is, “Come as a stranger, leave as a friend!”

Wildcat Creek Winery 

Free wine tastings, indoor and outdoor seating, winery tours, gift shop, periodic food and wine pairings and private events. Since opening in December 2008, Wildcat Creek Winery has established a high standard of winemaking excellence. The crew at Wildcat Creek Winery welcomes the opportunity to share their award-winning wines and Hoosier hospitality with you. 

Wilson Wines 

 

Located in Modoc, Indiana Wilson Wines offers red, white and seasonal wines.

Winzerwald Winery 

Friendly small family winery with big tasting German style Wines!