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Wineries

Name

Big Cottonwood

Region

Tekemah

Founded in the rolling hills of Northeast Nebraska, Big Cottonwood is a small farm winery that provides an in-depth wine tasting experience. With a focus on red and white wines, Big Cottonwood specializes in complementing their wines with the tastes and flavors found in Nebraska.

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Broken Arrow Cellars

Region

Imperial

Broken Arrow Cellars is committed to bringing taste and quality to your table. Our grapes are grown intended by our dedicated family and staff on Nebraska soil. Along with a promise with varietal flavors to suit your personal palate, we provide extraordinary service in every bottle delivered and every glass poured.

Name

Capitol View

Region

Lincoln

Growing Frontenac and LaCrosse grapes on the south side of Lincoln, you’ll find Capitol View Winery & Vineyards—home to the first winemaker in Nebraska. This winery includes a tasting room, 2 ½ acre vineyard, and a historic barn that add the perfect rustic touch to the view of the capitol. At Capitol View, you’ll find a variety of wines that capture the tradition of the Nebraska winemaking industry.

Name

Cellar 426

Region

Ashland

After taking a leap of faith, Richard Hilkse built Cellar 426, a family-run winery in Ashland. With 2 ½ acres of vineyard property, Cellar 426 invites guests to cross cultures while tasting their Nebraska-crafted wine. Besides offering a variety of red and white wines, Cellar 426 is known for their assortment of specialty wines including a secret Sangria recipe and a cherry wine.

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Deer Springs

Region

Lincoln

Built to preserve a family heritage and to fulfill a lifelong dream, Deer Springs is another winery with family at its roots. Committed to the legacy of the “Gentleman Farmer,” the Deer Springs Winery is dedicated to providing excellent wines to the guests of Nebraska.

Name

Feather River

Region

Loess Hills

With vines first planted in 2001, Feather River Vineyards is one of Nebraska’s largest vineyards. With 37 acres of land, you’ll find a multitude of grape varieties including Edelwiess, Seyval, Reisling, LaCrosse, and more. With more than 20 wines produced, Feather River offers the distinct taste of Nebraska.

Name

Glacial Till

Region

Palmyra

What began as an amateur wine making hobby eventually turned into a passion as Glacial Till began planting their first vines back in 2003. Their unique and quality wines are fashioned from the nine varieties of French American grapes they’ve planted on their six acres of land and from growers near the vineyard and winery.

Name

James Arthur Vineyards

Region

Raymond

With three generations of family involved, JAV has truly become a family business. Built on passion, dedication, and old-fashioned hard work, JAV is surrounded by nearly 20 acres of grapes made from American cultivars and French hybrid grapes. Now after more than 20 years of business, JAV has hosted thousands of guests with visitors from every state and countries from around the world.

Name

Junto

Region

Seward

Meaning to “join together,” Junto was founded by brothers looking to pursue their dreams of planting grapes in Nebraska. With their community and a respect for history at the heart of the vineyard, Junto wines are crafted with passion for the land.

Name

Mac’s Creek

Region

Lexington

Mac’s Creek is a family-run winery in Lexington devoted to sustainable craftsmanship and producing the best wine possible. Since 2000, Mac’s Creek has been regularly growing 10 varietals to craft their wines. From the planting of the grapes to the pouring of the wine, Mac’s Creek is creating wines and flavors you won’t find outside of Nebraska.

Name

Miletta Vista

Region

St. Paul

Opened in 2007, Miletta Vista is now producing nearly 10,000 gallons of wine from grapes grown on the estate as well as other growers around Nebraska. All grapes from Miletta Vista are handpicked and pressed with care to create distinct tasting wines.

Name

Niobrara Valley

Region

Sandhills

With a plan to become self-sustaining in agriculture, the Nollette Brothers began exploring grape growing and planted their first vines back in 2002. Years later, they currently have 2,350 vines and nine varieties of grapes. With a dedication to producing the best quality wine, Niobrara Valley wines have developed a recognizable blend of flavors from the land they own.

Name

Nissen Wines

Region

Cedar County

With a focus on sustainable farming practices, Nissen Wine produces the finest grapes and stone fruits, while minimizing the impact on the surrounding environment. This family owned and operated vineyard is currently growing 12 acres of wine grapes and four acres of stone fruits. With four main varieties of wine grapes grown, Nissen Wines is continuing to experiment with other popular Nebraska grapes.

Name

Prairie Creek

Region

Merrick County

12 years ago, Prairie Creek vineyard started on a family farm. As the vineyard expanded to include a winery, family stayed at the heart of Prairie Creek’s mission. Prairie Creek specializes in creating wines that express the character, complexity, and intensity of each grape variety. Nestled between thousands of acres of corn and soybeans, their handpicked grapes create a variety of wines to enjoy with your friends and family.

Name

Rich Harvest Vineyards

Region

Otoe County

A farm winery/vineyard in Syracuse, Nebraska. You’ll experience tasting wine that has been produced and bottled on site with a view of the vines.

Name

SchillingBridge

Region

Pawnee City

SchillingBridge overlooks nine acres of grapevines, as grapes are locally grown to create these award-winning wines. With a wide variety of white, red, rosé, and wine cocktails constantly being made, it’s no surprise that they have enough equipment to produce 6,000 gallons of wine. Committed to both their family and community, SchillingBridge Winery provides a memorable experience for every customer.

Name

Silver Hills Vineyards & Winery

Region

Burt County

A small farm winery located outside of Omaha, Silver Hills Vineyards & Winery is found in the hills of Burt County. Made from 100% Nebraska grown fruit and local growers, Silver Hills Vineyards captures the taste of Nebraska in their wines.

Name

Soaring Wings

Region

Springfield

Soaring Wings opened their doors to the public back in 2004 and currently features 22 wines ranging from dry to sweet. With all of their grapes coming from the Nebraska region, more than half of them are grown within the Soaring Wings vineyard.

Name

Superior Estates Winery

Region

Superior

Superior Estates Winery was designed to reflect the process involved in creating our wine. As the process begins in the vineyard, the buildings began with the earth. Materials selected are natural and indigenous to the area. Forms and elements were assembled with care and skill to achieve the final product. Craftsman details, colors, and forms were chosen to create an environment to experience and appreciate the work that goes into making a premium wine.

Name

Whiskey Run Creek

Region

Brownville

In an effort to do something different than farm the “traditional” crops, the Whiskey Run Creek Vineyard & Winery was opened. Using grapes grown from a local family farm, Whiskey Run Creek has created a variety of wines to help everyone find their ideal wines.