"To Friends, To Family, & To the Good Earth!"
Are you ready for another great season in the vineyards?
Check out our new releases and new events for 2016.
Hope to see you soon.
At Madison Vineyards Estate Winery and
Bed & Breakfast we are dedicated to the
production of quality wines from our own
estate grown grapes. Located five miles north
of the Ohio River and the historic river town
from which we take our name, award winning
Madison Vineyards focuses on producing
wines from grape varieties currently being
grown in our beautiful 40-acre property.
The winery offers free wine tasting and wine
related gift items. Enjoy a variety of cheeses,
summer sausages and crackers on the large
deck overlooking the vineyards or in our grassy
Our vineyard, planted on well-drained, south
facing hillsides in the heart of the Ohio River Valley
Viticulture Area, matches soil, sunshine and variety
to grow beautifully matured grapes which produce
International Gold Medal wines.
We hope you enjoy your travels through our website
and look forward to meeting you soon in our tasting
room or during a stay at the B&B. Take a minute to
Escape to Madison Vineyards Estate Winery and Bed &
Breakfast and join us in our family's toast; "To Friends,
To Family & To the Good Earth!"
Our Wine Heritage
In 1802, following a failed attempt near the
Kentucky River outside of Lexington, a group of Swiss
immigrants established the first successful commercial
winery in the United States near what became Vevay,
Indiana (20 miles east of Madison). By the middle of
the 19th century thousands of grapes were being grown
along the Ohio River Valley, from Cincinnati to Louisville,
an area which was then known as "The Rhineland of
America". Wine pioneers like John James Defour &
Nicholas Longworth established vineyards and sold
their wines from the Mississippi frontier to the Jefferson
White House. Bank failures, vine diseases and
Prohibition combined to destroy those vineyards. Today,
at Madison Vineyards, we are commited to the
revitalization of that lost heritage. Our small family
owned and operated winery is dedicated to the rebirth
and re-establishment of Ohio River Valley winegrowing.
Our Bed & Breakfast is now accepting online reservations
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Tasting Room Hours:
Wednesday - Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
For Tastings, Gifts, & Sales
Including Sunday Carry Out
1 (888) 473-6500
Wireless service now available, Free for our guests.
Contact the Winery / Bed & Breakfast
1 (888) 473 - 6500 • (812) 273-6500
Please Note: Our winery will NOT be open to the public from January 21st thru February 9th, 2016
"Wine is part of our Heritage, Traditions and the Gracious Way of Life"
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