Upcoming Events at the Winery

Thanks to everyone who came out on Wednesday, October 8 for our mid-week celebration of Ice Wine 2013! What a beautiful fall day! We hope you enjoyed touring and tasting. Soothing sounds of live harp music, cheesecake plates, and horse-drawn wagon rides to the vineyard all added to the experience. We were glad you could join us!


RUBY NOUVEAU RELEASE DAY
Thursday, November 20, 2014
11:00 am

Wollersheim Winery's Ruby Nouveau 2014, the first taste of the new harvest! Join us Thursday, November 20 at 11:00 am as Winemaker Philippe taps the Ruby Nouveau 2014 barrel. This toast will be celebrated with Wisconsin cheese & sausage.

Our Ruby Nouveau is Wisconsin’s version of a Beaujolais Nouveau, traditionally released the third Thursday in November. Our Ruby Nouveau is made from our estate-grown Foch grapes and Winemaker Philippe follows the traditional methods of whole berry fermentation.

(No admission fee. Open to the public.)

HARVEST TASTING
Saturday, November 22, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Taste the new harvest wines paired with Wisconsin cheeses and fall foods. Take the complimentary self-guided tour featuring a combination of touring and tasting with festive displays. This special tour is in lieu of our regular guided tour. Enjoy live music and the new harvest wines!

(No admission fee. Open to the public.)

PS – Ruby Nouveau is a perfect pair with Thanksgiving! Click here for a recipe using the Ruby Nouveau in stuffing.

A VINTAGE CHRISTMAS
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Experience old world charm as you prepare for Christmas! A Vintage Christmas is held Saturday, November 29, from 10 am to 4 pm, and will get you in the holiday spirit. Come by and enjoy!

Holiday Wine Tour | During this special event, we offer a strolling tour sprinkled with displays and tastings between our Sugarloaf and Vineyard Rooms. This self-guided tour is in lieu of regular guided winery tours.

Wine Tasting & Holiday Food | Taste a selection of our wines, each carefully paired with holiday recipes.

Christmas Carolers | Enjoy a glass of wine while listening to sounds of the season from local Christmas carolers, who will be performing throughout the day in our Sugarloaf Room.

Photo Opportunity | Need a picture for your Christmas card? You bring your camera and a smile, and we’ll provide a picturesque indoor photo location and a winery staff member to take your photo! There will also be an outdoor photo spot by our vintage wagon.

Holiday Gift Ideas | An offering of Wisconsin gift ideas for the wine enthusiast will be showcased throughout the winery.

(No admission fee. Open to the public.)


PORT WINE CELEBRATION
Saturday, January 31, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A break from Wisconsin’s winter! Join us as we celebrate both our Port wines, Red Port, plus our White Port. Take a behind the scenes look at the making of our Port wines. Sample both the Red Port and White Port, along with other Wollersheim wines available for tasting and by the glass. Enjoy live music, light food and insights on Port wine from winemaker, Philippe Coquard.

Tours & Tasting | In lieu of our regular tour, take a stroll behind the scenes and learn how Port wines are made. Enjoy a taste of the red Port, white Port, and a few other wines along the way as you wind around from the modern fermentation facilities to the historic stone wine cellars where the Port ages in barrels. Plus, view Winemaker Philippe’s custom-painted Port Harley motorcycle and the Brandy pot still.

Winemaker Talks | Hear from Winemaker Philippe, plus ask your questions about the wines or winery, as he shares insight on making Port wines.

Wine & Food | The Port wines and other Wollersheim wines are available to purchase and enjoy by the glass. A Port plate combination that complements the Ports with a choice of flavorful Wisconsin cheeses, chocolate truffles, freshly baked bread, almonds, and apricots is also available to purchase.

(No admission fee. Open to the public.)