Road Trip – Wine and Cheese Trail

On your way to or from Justin Trails Resort, make your way along the Driftless Wisconsin Wine and Cheese Trail. Tour southwest Wisconsin’s spectacular Driftless Area while sipping wine and savoring artisan cheeses. 

Experience agritourism at its best: walk through luscious vineyards, meet winemakers and cheesemakers and see cheese being made from local milk.

Pasture Pride Cheese is a family-owned and operated and is located in the heart of Amish Country, where family farming is still a way of life. Try a variety of cheese including their flagship product, “Juusto,” a traditional Scandinavian bread cheese.

Organic Valley is a farmer-owned cooperative of 2000+ organic farmers in 36 U.S. States, Canada, Australia and the U.K. OV produces organic dairy, soy, egg and produce products. The Retail Store in Cashton welcomes you.

Visit the charming, friendly boutique  winery at Branches near Westby WI. The winery is wrapped in vinyard views. Founded in 2012, this family winery has created a portfolio of wines produced primarily from its 13-acre vinyard plus other local fruits.

Nordic Creamery is a small family-run diary operation located on the farm operated by the Bekkum family since they emigrated from Norway in 1917. Featuring artisan cheeses and amazing handcrafted small batch butters.

Vernon Vinyards is a family-owned winery located just five miles west of Viroqua. Enjoy wine from 100% estate-grown grapes, in the tasting room, patio or deck. Gracious hospitality offered amidst spectacular scenery and a peaceful setting.

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Since 1903, the Westby Co-op has been producing high-quality cultured and hard cheese dairy goods in small production batches created with top quality milk. Try their cheese, cottage cheeses, sour creams, dips, yogurts, cream cheeses and organic products.

Baraboo Bluff Winery is located in the northwest corner of Baraboo Bluff Range, offering majestic, breathtaking views of the Baraboo River Valley. Come for the wine and stay for the view.

Owened and operated by the Cook Family, Carr Valley Cheese Company is over 100 years old and is famous for making cheese the old fashioned way. Try delicious and unique Wisconsin cheeses including aged cheddar and Cocoa Cardona.

Rock N Wool Winery is a family winery that prides itself in making Wisconsin grown grapes. Enjoy tastings, picnic grounds and a picturesque barn. Plus, the sheep and the donkeys are sure to delight!

Cedar Grove organic cheese is made from the freshest, Grade A, certified organic whole milk, evidence of the company commitment to responsible ecological farming and additive-free cheese all turned by hand and made with love.

Wollersheim is a recognized leader in the Midwest wine industry. It sits on a hillside overlooking the Wisconsin River, a property first cultivated by European vintners 160 years ago. Enjoy wine, tours, a 30 acre vinyard and distillery that opened in August 2015.

Arena Cheese, one of the state’s oldest continually operating cheese plants is located in the lush Spring Green Area, home of Taliesen. Try their “Wisconsin Original” Colby Jack cheese, a perennial favorite since 1979.

Weggy Winery is home to one of the state’s largest vinyards an extensive orchard and the winery’s home in what remains of a 1935 dairy barn. Weggy Winery has been proudly producing quality wines since 1992.

Spurgeon Vinyards & Winery is family-owned and produces a wide range of grape, fruit and honey wines. Enjoy free wine sampling and a spacious covered deck. Events are held throughout the year.

More information at the Driftless Wisconsin Wine & Cheese Trail website.

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