KS is dotted with many local wineries, with some winning international and national awards for their wines using grapes grown in Kansas. There are three wine trails throughout the state: the Somerset Wine Trail, the Kaw Valley Wine trail, and the Glacial Hills Wine Trail. These wine trails provide a wide variety of wineries to visit.
© Aubrey Vineyards
Aubrey Vineyards offers the Napa-style wines of California within the “Heart of the Midwest.” The vineyard got its start in 2010 when the owners realized after their trip to Napa that their nearly two hundred acres of land in Overland Park could be used for growing grapes, making wines, and hosting events. Visitors can stop by the tasting room at Aubrey Vineyards to purchase bottles of wine and sample free wine tastings. The wine tasting experience is designed for everyone to be able to have an enjoyable experience, from novice wine drinkers to more experienced wine enthusiasts.
7932 Santa Fe Dr, Overland Park, KS 66204, Phone: 913-909-2926
2.Barley Bus Tours
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Barley Bus Tours was formed by Jake Morgan and Todd Abrams, two lifelong friends and native residents of Kansas City. Their knowledge and years of experience work together to provide locals and visitors alike with insightful tours highlighting the history of Kansas City, as well as an appreciation of the distilleries, wineries, and breweries around the city. Tours are organized as small group tours with a maximum of fourteen guests in order to provide the best experience in getting to know the city’s award-winning distilleries, breweries, and wineries. Barley Bus Tours also offers private tours with a much larger guest capacity.
Kansas City, MO 64108, Phone: 855-434-2739
3.Belvoir Winery and Inn
The Belvoir Winery and Inn, while not technically in the state of Kansas, is located close enough to Kansas, situated just outside of Kansas City. The Belvoir Winery offers free tastings of each one of the wines it produces, wine the feature grapes grown locally in Missouri, offering a taste of what the state of Missouri has to offer in terms of vineyards. The winery offers whites, reds, and specialty wines, such as sweet rosé and dessert wine. The Inn at the Belvoir Winery is made up of eight guest suites, as well as a spacious bridal suite.
1325 Odd Fellows Rd, Liberty, MO 64068, Phone: 816-200-1811
© Bourgmont Winery
The Bourgmont Winery can be found just thirty-five minutes away from the downtown area of Kansas City and offers both an event venue and tasting room in the state’s South Johnson County. The wine produced by Bourgmont is all planted and sourced locally. The goal of the winery is to bring the quality of the Napa Valley to the heartland of America. The vineyard spans more than nine acres and contains ten grape varieties. White wines produced by the Bourgmont Winery include Cayuga, Frontenac Gris, Seyval, and Riesling, while red wines include Norton, Crimson Cabernet, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot.
20299 Quivira Rd, Bucyrus, Kansas 66013, Phone: 913-832-0814
5.Davenport Orchards & Winery
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Greg and Charlee Davenport, owners of the Davenport Orchards and Winery first began making wine commercially in August of 1997. Their intention is to produce good wine from fruit grown in Kansas, with a minimal amount of intervention, in order to let the wine express itself freely. Since the wines at the Davenport Winery are made fresh from the Kansas grown grapes and other fruit, the availability of specific wines can vary. Sweet fruit wines produced at the Davenport Orchards and Winery include rhubarb, Poire made from pears, Peche made from peaches, blackberry, and apple.
1394 E. 1900 Rd, Eudora, KS 66025, Phone: 785-542-2278
© Isinglass Estate
The Isinglass Estate encompasses almost six hundred acres of fields, lakes, trails, forests, and vines, welcoming visitors to a little piece of vineyard paradise. There is something for almost everyone at the estate, whether guests love wine, berry picking, fishing, trail running, private events, stunning views, horses, or just relaxing. The Isinglass Estate Winery is also a family-friendly winery and offers an array of lawn games, Jenga, giant chess, and much more. The GastroPub Trolley serves a variety of food to go along with the wine, such as appetizers, flatbread pizza, and platters with fruit, vegetables, and cheese.
16241 West 381st St, LaCygne, KS 66040, Phone: 913-226-2287
7.Jefferson Hill Vineyard & Guest House
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The Jefferson Hill Vineyard and Guest House is a veteran and family owned and operated Kansas farm, winery, registered Agritourism business, and bed and breakfast. Nestled within the rolling hills in northeastern Kansas on top of a glacial moraine hill, the winery makes wines from grapes grown on the estate. The Jefferson Hill Vineyard and Guest House offers wine tastings on the weekends from noon until 6:00pm, tours of the vineyard by appointment, overnight accommodations, and dining by reservation at the Café de Vine. The entertainment room and lodging are on the second floor of the winery.
12381 Washington Rd, McLouth, KS 66054, Phone: 913-796-6822
8.Jowler Creek Winery
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The Jowler Creek Winery is situated about thirty minutes away to the north from downtown Kansas City, and around twenty minutes to the south from St. Josephy, Missouri. The local, award-winning wines are sold by the bottle and by glass, along with an assortment of locally-produced meats, freshly baked bread, and gourmet cheeses that pair well with the wines produced at Jowler Creek. Visitors are invited to relax with a glass of wine in the distinctive tasting room or the beautiful wine garden. Jowler Creek Winery is open Wednesday through Sunday with no reservations needed for groups of eight or less.
16905 Jowler Creek Rd, Platte City, MO 64079, Phone: 816-858-5528
9.KC Wine Co
The KC Wine Co. is a winery and vineyard that have become very popular as a venue for special events, particularly for weddings. Tours of the vineyard can be arranged, covering seven acres of grape vines located in the heart of Kansas’ Johnson County. The winery showcases handcrafted wines made with “MidWest Pride.” Guests are welcome to come by for a tasting of the wines, as the KC Wine Co. is open Fridays from 3:00pm until 8:00pm, as well as on Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 6:00pm. No pets or outside food are allowed on the grounds.
13875 S. Gardner Rd, Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: 913-484-6251
© Pirtle Winery
The Pirtle Winery has been a family operation since the year 1978 and makes high quality wines with a great amount of individuality and character. The winery is a popular stop for people visiting the historic town of Weston, Missouri and offers a one-of-a-kind escape from daily life. Complimentary wine tastings are offered to small groups inside of the tasting room, large groups can call ahead for a tasting in the downstairs cellar. Visitors can also sit and have a glass of wine in the cellar, back patio, or outdoor wine garden. Pirtle Winery is also dog and kid-friendly.
502 Spring St, Weston, MO 64098, Phone: 816-640-5728
11.Pome On the Range
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Pome On the Range is both an orchard and a winery, situated approximately six miles from Ottawa, Kansas, it produces a variety of vegetables, fruits, and wines. The fresh market is open throughout the year, housed inside of the red barn, and an array of fruit wines are produced from fruit grown in the orchard, such as blackberry, peach, apple red raspberry, apple and cherry, and elderberry. The Pome On the Range Orchard is made up of twelve peach tree acres and twenty-five acres of apple trees, as well as blackberries, pears, plums, cherries, asparagus, and pumpkins.
2050 Idaho Rd, Williamsburg, KS 66095, Phone: 785-746-5492
12.Prairie Hill Vineyard
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The Prairie Hill Vineyard is a picturesque twenty-acre vineyard located around eight miles to the west from the city of Wichita, Kansas. The beautiful property boasts acres of vines, a fountain, and two different ponds featuring water features. Prairie Hill Vineyard provides an idyllic backdrop for a variety of special events, such as corporate events, reunions, and especially weddings, providing either a rustic or beautifully elegant feel in one of the state’s most beautiful rural settings. The flowering trees and bushes surrounding the pond, the working garden, and the lovely vineyard all work together to create a perfect setting for enjoying wine.
21421 W 37th St N, Colwich, KS 67030, Phone: 316-461-5445
© Riverwood Winery
The Riverwood Winery is situated near Weston, Missouri, just north from Kansas City, within a serene setting in the scenic wine country of the Missouri River Bluff. The winery offers special events, gourmet foods, a variety of wines, and friendly hospitality. It is also committed to sustainable, environmentally-friendly practices with growing grapes and producing wines. The wines produced by Riverwood Winery are handcrafted in only small batches. The winery provides visitors with wine tastings, whiskey tastings, and other tasting events, as well as wine slushies and live music on select days. Riverwood Winery is open Wednesday through Sunday.
22200 State Route 45 N, Rushville, MO 64484, Phone: 816-579-9797
14.Shiloh Vineyard & Winery
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The Shiloh Vineyard and Winery is a smaller, family-owned and operated winery WaKeeney, Kansas. Established in the year 2008, Treva and Kirk Johnston began a mission to bring the art of winemaking to the plains in Western Kansas. The winery boasts that it only makes premium wines from fruit grown in their own vineyard, promising only excellent quality wine to all customers. Shiloh Vineyard and Winery produces dry red wines, semi-sweet white wines, dry white wines, dessert wines, and fruit wines. Visitors can take part in a wine tasting at the winery, as well as take an informative vineyard tour.
16079 M Rd, WaKeeney, KS, Phone: 785-743-2152
TerraVox is located in Weston, Missouri, just a short distance from Kansas City, and is a one-hundred-percent estate vineyard and winery. The vineyard is committed to the cultivation of American Heritage Grapes, hoping to show the potential of the native grape varieties of North America. The winery produces dry style, food-friendly, award-winning wines from more than 30 grape varieties, including rare varieties like Wetumka, Lomanto, and Albania among others. Wine tastings include a sample of four wines. Guests can also choose a wine flight consists of three or five wines. No reservations are needed for wine tastings for small groups.
1099 Welt St, Weston, MO 64098, Phone: 816-386-2156
16.Top Hat Winery
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Top Hat Winery is a downtown winery in Independence, Missouri, located on the Square. Since it’s located in town, Top Hat isn’t like most other wineries in the region, as it doesn’t feature an on-site vineyard. The owners, Lentz and Turley, instead buy berries and grapes from other vineyards throughout the state of Missouri and sometimes beyond. They then turn them into juices and wines in-house. The winery gets its name from the fact that the owners go out and get the best grapes they can. Top Hat Winery offers a wide variety of wines for visitors to taste and purchase.
120 S. Main St, Independence, MO 64050, Phone: 816-248-9436
17.Twin Rivers Winery
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The Twin Rivers Winery is a winery in the center of the historic downtown Emporia. Situated within the Cornerstone District, the area is full of artisan and unique businesses. Along with the tasting room and winery, Two Rivers also includes a gourmet shop that offers unique gifts and kitchen accessories, bulk spices, and fine cheeses among other gourmet and local items. The Two Rivers Winery strives to produce local artisan wines designed to meet local tastes. The tasting room is open Tuesday through Sunday, and visitors can try wines through samples, a wine flight, or by the glass.
627 Commercial St, Emporia, KS 66801, Phone: 620-208-9463
18.Vogel Family Vineyards
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The Vogel Family Vineyards was founded by the Vogel Family in 2004 with the purpose of two goals. The first was to grow and craft wines that are not normally grown within the Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri area. The second was to create full-bodied wine that is uniquely pleasant to a broader palate range, believing that there is no standard when it comes to tastes in wine and that each person’s taste is instead the standard. Visitors can take a tour of the Vogel Family Vineyards by appointment, in addition to sample the wines they produce during a wine tasting.
116 Hillcrest Dr, Galena, KS 66739, Phone: 417-434-1900
19.White Tail Run Winery & Vineyard
The White Tail Run Winery and Vineyard aims to make better wines with more flavor and characters, redefining how customers think about Kansas wines. The Tasting Room is only open three days out of the week, open Fridays and Saturdays from noon until 5:00pm and on Sundays from noon until 4:00pm, with the exception of major holidays. No reservations are needed for wine tastings for groups of eight people or less. Guests can sit and relax with a bottle or glass of wine on the winery’s patio or deck. Dogs are not allowed on the property.
2327 N. 400 Rd, Edgerton, KS 66021, Phone: 913-893-4003
20.Z & M Twisted Vines Wine & Winery
© Z & M Twisted Vines Wine & Winery
The Z & M Twisted Vines Wine and Winery is located in Leavenworth, Kansas, a winery founded in the country’s heartland. The winery boasts that their wine is individual, unique, and special, just like their customers. Visitors can come by Z & M Twisted Vines Winery and sample some of the unique wines Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm until 9:00pm, on Fridays from 3:00pm until 10:00pm, and on Saturdays from 10:00am until 10:00pm. A great deal of care goes into creating the signature, handcrafted wines using the winery’s own grapes and local produce.
620 Cherokee St, Leavenworth, KS 66046, Phone: 531-600-8187
21.Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard
© Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard
The Prairie Fire Winery and Vineyard produces award-winning wines of Kansas. Wine lovers can visit the Prairie Fire Winery to get a tastes of true Kansas wines in a beautiful setting in the state’s Flint Hills. The tasting room is open seven days a week for wine tastings and wine purchases, as well as for special events throughout the year. Visitors can also take a walk through the vineyard during their visit. All of the wines produced at the Prairie Fire Winery and Vineyard are made with grapes grown in Kansas. The winery prides itself on being a “Dirt to Glass” winery.
20250 Hudson Ranch RD, Paxico, KS 66526, Phone: 785-636-5533
22.Somerset Ridge Vineyard & Winery
© Somerset Ridge Vineyard & Winery
The Somerset Ridge Vineyard and Winery is a family-owned and operated winery and vineyard situated within the Miami County’s rolling hills in Kansas, around twenty miles away from the greater Kansas City area. Somerset Ridge is an artisanal winery committed to creating premium wines using grapes grown locally. The Tasting Room at the winery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00am until 5:00pm and on Sundays from noon until 5:00pm. Award-winning wines available at the Somerset Ridge Vineyard and Winery range from robust reds and dry, crisp whites to semi-sweet wines and dessert wines.
29725 Somerset Rd, Paola, KS 66071, Phone: 913-491-0038
23.Nighthawk Vineyard & Winery
© Nighthawk Vineyard & Winery
The Nighthawk Vineyard and Winery is located in the rolling hills of Kansas’ Miami County, forty-five minutes away from Kansas City. Visitors pull off of a gravel road and into an idyllic vineyard setting offering a hidden gem where guests can sit with a glass of wine underneath a walnut grove more than one hundred years old or in a cozy tasting room. Visitors can also take a stroll through the vineyard or the butterfly garden. The tasting room is open Saturdays from 11:00am until 5:00pm and on Sundays from noon until 5:00pm, with special events on Fridays or Saturdays.
16381 West 343rd St, Paola, KS, Phone: 913-544-9549
24.Stone Pillar Vineyard & Winery
The Stone Pillar Vineyard and Winery is the original farm winery of Johnson County, located around twenty minutes from Kansas City. The Hoff Family owns and operates the vineyard and winery and has been farming the land from before the time of the Civil War. Brandi and George Hoff first planted vines in 2007 and opened the winery to visitors in 2010. Casual wine tastings are offered in the tasting room Wednesdays through Sundays, with special events hosted at the winery during after-hours. Visitors can try an array of award-winning wines, wine slushies, and ciders by glass or bottles.
11000 S Woodland Rd, Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: 913-839-2185
25.Glaciers Edge Winery
© Glaciers Edge Winery
The Glaciers Edge Winery produces wines made from grapes and other fruits, ranging from dry wines to sweet wines. Complimentary wine tastings are offered to visitors with the patio and covered porch open for guests to sit with a glass of wine and take in the country setting. Glaciers Edge Winery is open Fridays from 3:00pm until 7:00pm, Saturdays from noon until 6:00pm, and Sundays from noon until 5:00pm. The winery is open later on select Fridays and Saturdays. Visitors are allowed to bring snacks or picnic lunches to eat with their wine.
1636 SE 85th St, Wakarusa, KS 66546, Phone: 785-862-5421
25 Best Kansas Wineries
- Aubrey Vineyards, Photo: Aubrey Vineyards
- Barley Bus Tours, Photo: Barley Bus Tours
- Belvoir Winery and Inn, Photo: gannamartysheva/stock.adobe.com
- Bourgmont Winery, Photo: Bourgmont Winery
- Davenport Orchards & Winery, Photo: Davenport Orchards & Winery
- Isinglass Estate, Photo: Isinglass Estate
- Jefferson Hill Vineyard & Guest House, Photo: Jefferson Hill Vineyard & Guest House
- Jowler Creek Winery, Photo: Jowler Creek Winery
- KC Wine Co, Photo: 5ph/stock.adobe.com
- Pirtle Winery, Photo: Pirtle Winery
- Pome On the Range, Photo: Pome On the Range
- Prairie Hill Vineyard, Photo: Prairie Hill Vineyard
- Riverwood Winery, Photo: Riverwood Winery
- Shiloh Vineyard & Winery, Photo: Shiloh Vineyard & Winery
- TerraVox, Photo: TerraVox
- Top Hat Winery, Photo: Top Hat Winery
- Twin Rivers Winery, Photo: Twin Rivers Winery
- Vogel Family Vineyards, Photo: Vogel Family Vineyards
- White Tail Run Winery & Vineyard, Photo: exclusive-design/stock.adobe.com
- Z & M Twisted Vines Wine & Winery, Photo: Z & M Twisted Vines Wine & Winery
- Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard, Photo: Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard
- Somerset Ridge Vineyard & Winery, Photo: Somerset Ridge Vineyard & Winery
- Nighthawk Vineyard & Winery, Photo: Nighthawk Vineyard & Winery
- Stone Pillar Vineyard & Winery, Photo: lightpoet/stock.adobe.com
- Glaciers Edge Winery, Photo: Glaciers Edge Winery
- Cover Photo: A.B.G./stock.adobe.com