The Wines

Participating Vendors

Below are the participating vendors for this year's Indiana Wine Fair. Keep checking back as new vendors are being added regularly.

Bear Wallow Distillery

Located in Brown County, Indiana, Bear Wallow Distillery is a woman owned, family operated, business producing handcrafted artisanal distilled spirits. They use only locally grown grains to make unique Indiana Spirits in an old-fashioned copper pot still. While you are there, take a tour, try a Whiskey Lovers sample flight or one of their "Moonshine Shake-ups" made with real fruit elixirs! And at Bear Wallow they don't just like to drink their whiskey, they eat it as well! Shop their  "Eat Your Whiskey" section for a unique selection of whiskey inspired eatable creations.

 

Bee Well Meadery

Chris and Jeremy VanSice are two brothers working to bring mead to northern Michigan.
Their family has lived in the area between Clam Lake, Lake Bellaire, and Torch Lake for six generations. They have a special love of the area and want to bring you the flavor of that spectacular spot. Their bees travel to local orchards and farms and create a honey that truly represents the flavors of Northern Michigan. Bee Well Meadery sources their fruit as close to the meadery as possible by working with those same local farmers whose crops their bees helped to pollinate.

Buck Creek Winery

Buck Creek offers 4 acres of vineyard on 12 ½ acres of farm land. Jeff Durm planted the first grape vines in 1991. Over the years the vineyard was developed and the winery opened in April, 2006.

Cardinal Spirits

The founders of Cardinal Spirits started the company because of a shared passion for craft spirits and American manufacturing. They distill premium spirits using the highest quality ingredients, and they source local ingredients whenever possible. All parts of the distilling process - from fermentation to mashing to aging to bottling - happen on-site.

Cedar Creek Winery

Cedar Creek Winery is the first winery in Morgan County. Larry and Donell Elsner opened Cedar Creek in October of 2010. The winery is located 2.7 miles east of Martinsville, Indiana just off SR 252 on Leonard Road. The picturesque, French-European style tasting room was designed by Larry. We offer 18 wines as well as a variety of cheeses, preserves, BBQ sauces, persimmon pulp and more!

Chateau de Pique

Tucked into the rolling farmlands of Seymour, Indiana, Chateau de Pique stands among 80 picturesque acres of beautiful rustic countryside. Chateau de Pique produces 3800 gallons of wine yearly in more than 20 varieties. From dry whites to bold red, crisp blush to sweet fruit wines, there's something for everyone on our award winning list.

Ertel Cellars Winery

Located in the fertile soil of the Indiana rolling hills, Ertel Cellars Winery has maintained it's own vineyard since 1999. After several years of selling the grapes to local wineries the Ertel family decided to open their own state of the art winery & restaurant in 2006. Nestled in the lush Indiana countryside Ertel Cellars Winery folds local charm into a world class, state of the art wine-making operation.

Fruitshine Wine

Here at Fruitshine Wine, we pride ourselves on only bringing you the best product from our farm. We grow our own fruits and everything is 100% natural, made right here at the winery. Our Winery is located on a farmstead, established in 1890, in Carroll County, Indiana. 

Huckleberry Hill Winery

 A winery that is family-friendly nestled on 16 wooded acres in Bloomfield, Indiana and features 37 wine varieties. Huckleberry Hill is located off SR 54, just 20 minutes past Bloomimgton.

Holtkamp Winery

 Bringing in 6 different grape varieties from California, as well as locally grown grapes, we make a great selection of wines ranging from dry, semi-dry red and white wines, to sweet fruit wines and dessert wines. Today we are growing 16 varietals and plan to increase that number in the future.

Hooker Corner Winery

 Hooker Corner Winery is a small farm winery and tasting room located just outside Pine Village, Indiana. They are brand new, just opening on September 4th, 2017! Since then, they have been offering wine tastings, special wine and dessert events, live music, trivia night, wine and canvas and many more fun events!

Huber's Orchard, Vineyard & Winery

The 550-acre Huber family farm, located 20 miles northwest of Louisville, is also only 125 miles from Indianapolis, Evansville, and Cincinnati. Other farm attractions: farm market, bakery, cheese factory, children's farm park, loft tasting bar, and u-cut Christmas trees.  A gem of a winery that grows its own grapes!

Oddball Fermentables

Oddball Fermentables makes bold, flavorful meads to support the pursuit of unpretentious good times. 
Their specialties are dry cysers - mead - cider hybrids you never knew you needed. 
By the glass, by the growler, and in an ever expanding array of amazing cocktails.
Visit their unique and and friendly tasting room, just south of downtown Bloomington, IN.

Patoka Lake Winery

 Patoka Lake Winery offers wines for nearly every taste...dry, semi--dry, semi-sweet, sweet, reds, whites and fruit wines. They are bottling some wines, and others are barrel aging, but they offer more than fifteen varieties of artisan and classic wines including Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay, Riesling, Peach, Cherry, Blackberry, and other fruit wines.

Simmons Winery

Established in June 2000, Simmons Winery is located Northeast of Columbus on the family's 120-year-old farm. Simmons Vineyard covers 12 1/2 acres of land consisting of 8 different varieties of grapes. The first 4 acres were planted in the spring of 1998. More grapes were planted in 2002 and now an additional 2 acres in 2006.

Simmons Vineyard produced its first harvest in the fall of 2000. The estate wines include:Chardonel, Chardonel Vintner's Reserve (oaked), Vidal Blanc, and Chambourcin.

Winzerwald Winery

Winzerwald Winery (German for "vintners of the forest") celebrates the owners' German heritage and the German and Swiss heritage of the area by offering unique German and Swiss-style wines, gifts, festivals, educational tours and fun. Try their Lemberger, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Muller-Thurgau, Mai Wein, Gluhwein, Black Riesling, Ice-style wine & fruit wines... 25+ varieties in all.