Favorite Group Wine Tasting Tours In Every State: Part 2

Montana: Mission Mountain Winery
Cozy up to the shore of Flathead Lake with your cheese plate and wine samples for a sunny retreat with your sophisticated group! How charming that the winery is even accessible by boat! Toast to your impeccable selection of establishments you visited on this day, and remember to sample their Monster Red!

Nebraska: Soaring Wings Vineyard
Connoisseurs and even occasional wine drinkers will appreciate this family run operation where Indian artifacts abound throughout the grounds. Perhaps built on a settlement or encampment, there’s something familiar in the wind where local celebrities from the fruits to the artists are celebrated wholeheartedly.

Nevada: Pahrump Valley Winery
Riddled with awards and prestigious titles, Pahrump rests about an hour northwest of Las Vegas! Complimented on their hospitality and delicious menu of foods and beverages, don’t miss out on a bottle of Symphony or a bite of their lobster bisque! Keep an eye on their annual Grape Stomp festival as well!

New Hampshire: Zorvino Vineyards
In the midst of a New England forest your travel group will be happily surprised by this 80-acre destination! The event facility boasts a rustic elegance complete with a welcoming fireplace by the bar. This is the secret you will want to keep until it comes time to impress a group of friends or family!

New Jersey: Heritage Winery
Guided tours of this vineyard offer guests samples of exclusive wines from the reserve list! You will even take home a souvenir glass to remind you to come back soon! Activities they host range from races and live entertainment to painting lessons and meet and mingle opportunities with professional winemakers!

New Mexico: Blue Teal Vineyards
In the heart of Mimbres Valley your group will find the enchanting desert establishment: Blue Teal Vineyards. The first vineyard planted in 1981 was located near a large pond where Blue-winged Teal ducks made their home in the winter, thus the migratory mascot. Wine tasting is available seven days a week!

New York: Brotherhood Winery
The oldest winery in America offers a tour of not only their underground cellars, but of the secrets that echo throughout the vaults. Learn the difference between a variety of wines and then taste them! Swing by their gift shop to pick up artisan crafts and apparel. Find tantalizing recipes as well as a number of events!

North Carolina: Duplin Winery
Spoil your team with fun events like dinner shows, wine and food pairing courses, live jazz and sample after sample of first-class wines! Don’t miss out on a walkthrough of the East Coast’s largest production facility! Stay for lunch at their Bistro Restaurant and take your meal to the courtyard! Swirl, sip and savor!

North Dakota: Red Trail Vineyard
By the glass or by the bottle your companions will relish a trip to this vineyard alongside Buffalo Creek. Plan your visit in time for their annual grape stomp or check out the tasting room anytime which is in fact a century old restored granary! Choose from eight different wines delicately cultivated by the Hogen family.

Ohio: Valley Vineyards
Let the experts of the Valley teach you what “vintage” and “appellation” means, how long wine should breathe before it is served, and how to best store it for maximum enjoyment! Never understood sulfites or tartrates? You will now! Their wine and beer festivals are the perfect way to break the ice on a group trip!

Oklahoma: Summerside Vineyards, Winery & Meadery
Wine made from honey (mead) is not even the first reason why this needs to be a stop on your Oklahoma itinerary! Private tours offer a sampling of eight premium wines, a souvenir glass for each person, palate cleansing snacks and a generous dip into the art of appreciating wine by more than just the first taste.

Oregon: Willamette Valley Vineyards
In 1983 a patch of old and forgotten plum trees was plowed away and replaced by cool-climate grapes which were hand-watered by founder, Jim Bernau. The winery and underground cellar are literally carved into an ancient volcanic flow, which provides the lovely red soil for the vineyard’s beloved wine grapes.

Pennsylvania: La Casa Narcisi Winery
A family operated countryside winery beckons to those travel groups in search of divine outdoor dining accompanied by fine bottles of wine! True to the essence of Italian wine making, the Narcisi family has held tradition through the generations. Watch their process on your tour from the initial crush to the bottle!

Rhode Island: Newport Vineyards
This one even has its own farmers market! Take a journey with the pros through the heart of the winery and into the tasting room or dine in elegance with your mates at the Brix Restaurant on site! The menu is also friendly to those of your group with gluten intolerance. Even if you’re in Boston, this is just an hour away!

South Carolina: Irvin-House Vineyards
No matter what type of group you’re a part of, everyone will find an activity worth their while here! There’s a petting zoo, a garden, distillery, gift shop, the winery of course, walking trails and a multitude of tour options and fun events like grape stomps, holiday festivals and more! Come see the Lowcountry!

South Dakota: Prairie Berry Winery
You are welcome to bring the kids to this one! While you’re in the neighborhood you can even take them to see Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial! But as long as your group is at the winery, dine heartily and enjoy the quaint atmosphere that so many visitors often describe as “wonderfully welcoming!”

Tennessee: Arrington Vineyard LLC
This hillside winery overlooks 75 acres of beautiful scenery that is perfect for picnickers or groups looking to check out of a busy day and into a dreamy escape. Live outdoor jazz events (called Music in the Vines) are held in the vineyard courtyard for your pleasure every year from April through November.

Texas: Texas Hills Vineyard
Texas Hills utilizes sustainable organic methods to grow their grapes, so you can feel good about supporting it! This is the home of the first Pinot Grigio in the state, and even the soil resembles that of Italy. That very Tuscan influence has carried over into many of their wines such as the yummy Orange Moscato.

Utah: Kiler Grove Winegrowers
The first urban winery in Utah! Employing characteristics like spice, smoke, citrus and more, these folks chose the grape varietals that grew best with the richest of flavors and shaped them into mature, classic products. They stick to what they know works, so your group can trust this is the finest of its kind in Utah!

Vermont: Shelburne Vineyard
A master in the category of cold-hardy wines! This eco-friendly winery welcomes large groups to tour their facility where the intimate method of turning simple grapes into spellbinding wines is presented seven days a week. Peruse the work of local Vermont artists in the tasting room while you sip your happy way to bliss!

Virginia: Potomac Point Vineyard & Winery
Though they’ve only been on the map since 2007, Potomac Point has since earned more than 70 medals! Attend one of their annual festivals to feast on fresh crab, attend a wine-inspired painting class and more. Why not make a day of this theme and hit the Grapes and Grain Trail complete with six delicious stops!

Washington: Basel Cellars Estate Winery
An impressive 96-acre estate boasts a sprawling vineyard, a Northwest-style Estate House with a pool and theatre, cabana house and full production winery! Take your lunch on the patio or cozy up to the tasting room selection certain to suit even the pickiest of palates! Your group may never leave Walla Walla!

West Virginia: Kirkwood Winery
Enjoy the best of mountain tradition with flavors like blackberry, dandelion, pear and blueberry! If anyone in your group hasn’t ever tried moonshine, this is the place to find it. If you can hold off until September you won’t miss out on their annual Grape Stomping Festival complete with tours, crafts and tastings!

Wisconsin: Wollersheim Winery
Passion has been the driving force behind this winery since the 1840s. Learn the story of one of the Midwest’s oldest wineries by taking the tour and why it’s become a favorite of wine drinkers across the nation. You will also see the underground limestone aging cellars, fermentation room and wine garden!

Wyoming: Buffalo Jump Winery
In the heart of the Rocky Mountains rests a small winery in Cody, Wyoming. Their Sip n Paint program pairs your favorite specialty drinks with a blank canvas session led by a professional artist. This is also a fun stop for the groups traveling with children if you are able to arrive for Family Paint Day sessions!

 

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