Indiana June 27, 2018
Experience The Best Of Indiana Wine Country With This Awesome One Day Trip
Few people consider Indiana when they think about wine country, but our state is just as rich with vineyards as just about any other. For a full day of enjoying the vines of the Hoosier State, check out this wine trail through southeast Indiana.
Great eats, shopping, and even places to stay make this a well-rounded trip. Check it out:
If you want to spend a day exploring Southern Indiana's wine country, look no further than this wine trail that starts or ends at the Ohio River. Scroll on to explore six artisan vineyards you never knew existed.
1. Stream Cliff Farm, Restaurant & Winery
This amazing place has it all. In addition to a vineyard and delicious wines, guests will find a fabulous restaurant, antique shop, and a greenhouse. It is open Wednesday through Sunday in the mid-day through the afternoon, and is located at 9591, 8225 S County Rd. 90 W, Commiskey, IN 47227. Learn more on its website
2. Ertel Cellars Winery
This family-owned vineyard sits on 200 acres and is a great place for tastings and for dining. It is open Wednesday through Sunday and is located at 3794 E Co Rd. 1100 N, Batesville, IN 47006. Learn more on its website
3. The Ridge Winery
This unique vineyard may be the most gorgeous spot on the Indiana wine trail. It uses Kentucky Bourbon barrels to age its wine, and it wins awards for doing so. Guests can enjoy the tasting room Sunday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. It is located at 298 IN-156, Vevay, IN 47043, and you can learn more about it on its website
4. Thomas Family Winery
This excellent winery is known for its hand-crafted vino and old world ciders. Located in one of Indiana's best river towns, it is a great place for music and socializing. It is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Find it at 3420, 208 E 2nd St., Madison, IN 47250, and learn more on its website
5. Lanthier Winery
Known for a plethora of sweet and dry wines, this rustic spot is full of history. Stop by for tastings and tours Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located at 123, 3132, Mill St., Madison, IN 47250, and you can learn more on its website
6. Madison Vineyards Winery
This fabulous vineyard along Indiana's wine trail is also a bed & breakfast. It features a wide variety of wines and is located right along the Ohio River. This historic place gets its roots from Swiss immigrants in the 1800s who started wineries in this area. It is open noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and is located at 1456 E 400 N., Madison, IN 47250. Learn more about it on its website
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