Closed Jan. 1st through Feb. 7th
Wine, Sangria, Craft Beer & Ciders
REAL fruit+REAL sugar =
REALLY great wine
Feb. 8th @ 4pm releasing "Romance" Sweet red wine just in time for Valentines!
We are closed January 1st through February 7th.
February 8-10th is our 8th Annual Blind Wine Tasting Event - where you are the judge of our wines and have the power to choose the next wines we make! Mark your calendar for this event.
Extended Hours for Event:
Feb. 8th 4-9pm
Feb. 9 & 10th 10-5pm each day
We have 10 taps of craft beer & hard ciders. Check out our "What's on Tap" page for a complete listing updated every week using Untappd Ap which is free for all beer lovers to download & use.
Our Winery is breathtaking & charming, made from our reclaimed 100 year old
family barn with the huge beams rebuilt inside the winery, barn boards framing
corrugated steel line the walls, two hand made 24 foot bars, vaulted wood
ceilings with 3 handmade enormous lighted spiral wooden chandeliers.
Come sit & relax inside or out on our patio & gazebo and your stress will melt away.
You must step foot inside to appreciate this beautiful venue!
Empty Nest Winery opened its doors in 2011 with 8 different wines, mainly berry and fruit wines. We are located in rural northeast Iowa on our century family farm. Family-owned & operated, we produce handcrafted wines made in small batches from mainly locally grown handpicked berries. We ferment
whole real fruit not just the juice & real sugar; this gives our unfiltered wine more flavor, color, and body for the best tasting ‘TRUE TO THE FRUIT’ wine.
We now offer over 50 varieties of wines, ports, ciders & sangrias.
Our winery tasting room has a fun & relaxed atmosphere so you can meet friends to taste & enjoy a glass of wine, sangria, pint of craft beer, cider or cans of your favorite beer and always free popcorn to munch on. May through October we have hot food buffet Fridays 5-8pm & Sat. 11-2pm; take what you want & pay at the bar. We have games & cards to play and snacks to purchase so you can relax & have fun here all afternoon...soon to be your fav place to hang out!
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