The Joy of Home Winemaking

Links to Wineries Making Fruit Wines

This is a list of commercial wineries on-line that make fruit wines, mead, or other non-grape wines. If you know of any that aren't listed, send me some info! Send e-mail to Terry Garey.

In the U.S.


Zanger Vineyards (Hollister)
Apricot, blackberry, bing cherry, and pomegranate. Owned by the same family that operates Casa de Fruta Orchard Resort in Pacheco Pass Valley, where you can taste the wines at the Casa de Vino Tasting Room and Deli.

Bargetto's Santa Cruz Winery, Chaucer label (Monterey & Soquel)
Raspberry, olalieberry and apricot fruit wines, made under the Chaucer label. (Scroll down page to find them.)


Rocky Mountain Meadery (Palisade)
Dry to sweet meads and fruit & honey blends such as blackberry, cherry, and apricot.

Carlson Vineyards (near Palisade)
Fruit wines and blends.

Confre Cellars (near Palisade)
Mead and fruit-blended honey wines.


Lynfred Winery (Roselle)
Rhubarb, raspberry.


Wildwood Cellars Winery (Mulvane)


Bartlett Maine Estate Winery (Gouldsboro)
Unusual semi-sweet and dry fruit wines

Winterport Winery (Winterport)
Wines include: Apple, Strawberry, Pear, Blueberry, Raspberry, Spring Fever (80-20 blend of Apple and Strawberry), Orchard Blush (80-20 blend of Apple Blueberry)

Sow's Ear Winery (Brooksville)
Cider, rhubarb and chokecherry.


Linganore Winecellars (Linganore)
Dry apple, dry peach, dry strawberry, dry raspberry, dry blueberry, mead, tej, peach, strawberry, raspberry, plum, blueberry, spiced apple, and dandelion.


Chatham Winery (Chatham)
Fruit wines. (Scroll down page to find them.)

Nashoba Valley Winery and Orchard (Bolton)
Gravenstein and Baldwin apple wines, dry pear, dry blueberry, Chrysleton (made from elderberries), Cyser (an old-fashioned honey mead with apples), cranberry-apple, strawberry-rhubarb, semi-sweet blueberry, blueberry port, plum, peach, and raspberry.

The Plymouth Bay Winery (Plymouth)
Cranberry, raspberry, and blueberry.


Chateau Grand Traverse (Traverse City)
Cherry wine, including variations such as Cherry-Ginseng.

Fenn Valley Vineyards and Wine Cellar (Fennville)
Peach, cherry, and raspberry.

Leelanau Wine Cellars (Omena)
Fruit wines.


Lolo Peak Winery (Missoula)
Producing wines from Western Montana fruits (& honey) exclusively. Ranging from Bitterroot Apple & Flathead Cherry to local Rhubarb & Mission Mountain Raspberry

Painted Rocks Winery (Southwest of Darby)
Meads. E-mail them at

New Jersey

Cream Ridge Winery (Cream Ridge)
Rhubarb, peach & nectarine, cherry, damson plum, blackberry, raspberry, Almondberry.

New York

Earl Estates Meadery (Locke)
Mead, apple-raisin, cherry, pear, raspberry and strawberry.


Hood River (Hood River)
Raspberry, pear, marionberry


Piney Woods Country Wines (Orange)
Blackberry, strawberry, plum, pear, peach, baked peach, and orange.


Joseph Cerniglia Winery (Bennington and Proctorsville)
Granny Smith, McIntosh, and Northern Spy.


Peaks of Otter Winery (Bedford)
Apple, peach, nectarine, pear, berry & other fruit wines.


Bainbridge Island (Bainbridge Island)
Strawberry and raspberry dessert wines.

Charles Hooper (Husum)

Hoodsport (Hoodsport)

Mount Baker (Deming)
Apple, blackberry, plum, raspberry.

Paul Thomas (Sunnyside)
Pear, rhubarb, bing cherry, nectarine.

Tefft Cellars (Outlook)
Starboard Huckleberry Port.

Whidbey Island Vineyard & Winery (Langley)


Spurgeon Vineyards & Winery (Highland)
Fruit wines and mead. (Scroll down page to find them.)

Three Lakes Winery (Three Lakes)
Cranberry, other fruit wines.

White Winter Winery (Iron River)
Meads and melomels.

In Canada

Sunnybrook Farm Estate Winery (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario)
"capitalizing on Niagara's heralded orchards to produce award-winning vintages." Apple, pear, plum, blueberry, nectarine, peach, raspberry, strawberry, cherry and blackberry wines.

Southbrook Winery (Maple, Ontario)
"[our] Framboise became the first Ontario wine in history to be carried by Harrods department stores in England." Blueberry, framboise, cassis, and blackberry wines.

Lunenburg County Winery (Lunenburg, Nova Scotia)
Oxbells & Firefly Wine (maple and apple), Montbeliard Pear, Evangelines' Apple, Rosebay Rhubarb, Bear River Cherry, Honeymoon Wine, and a surprising variety of blueberry wines.

In the U.K.

Englefields of Devon (Tavistock, Devon)
Apricot, birch, blackberry, blackcurrent, cherry, cowslip, damson, dandelion, elderbury, ginger, gooseberry, orange, parsnip, peach, rasberry, redcurrant, rhubarb, sloe, and strawberry.

St. Annes Vineyard (Nr. Newent, Gloucester)
Country fruit.

In Australia

Tathra Winery (Nannup, Western Australia)
"Tathra's boutique winery established in 1990 makes fine matured fruit wines. Their 'Nannup Nectar' and 'Tiger Port' are legendary in the region." Plum port (Tiger Port), Satsuma plum wine, .

Birdwood Park Fruit Winery (Balingup, Western Australia)
Apple, ruby plum, pear, cherry, topaz, Port of Balingup, Friary Plum, nashi, nectarine, apricot, peach, passion, Sweet Rosa Plum, and Sweet Apple

Joshua Creek Fruit Wines (Dardanup, Western Australia)
Apple, pear, Satsuma plum, Ruby Red plum, Narrabeen plum, apricot, persimmon, and Ruby Royale

Moonshine Valley Winery (Buderim, Queensland)
Fruit wines.

Panorama Vineyard (Cradoc, Tasmania)
Fruit wines.

Petcheys Bay Vineyard (Petcheys Bay, Tasmania)
Fruit wines (organic/additive-free).

In New Zealand

Lepperton Sentry Hill Winery and New Plymouth Cottage Wines (Taranaki)
Fruit wines.

Robb's Fruit Winery and Rocket Café (Kerikeri, Bay Of Islands)
Apple, kiwi, boysenberry, and feijoa.

Unique New Zealand Fruit Wines (Taupo)
"New Zealand's largest collection of New Zealand Fruit Wines and Liqueurs, Ports, Ciders, Cream Liqueurs - all 100% New Zealand made by registered fruit wine makers from every part of New Zealand."

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