Signature Wines From Arbor Day Farm

The vineyards of Arbor Day Farm are spread across rolling hills rich with heritage and alive with promise. Our hand-crafted wines are the delicious result of Nebraska’s sunny days, fertile soil and decades of expertise.

Arbor Day Farm wine tastings are offered daily in the Apple House Market as well as most Friday and Saturday evenings in the Lied Lodge lobby, 5:00–7:00 p.m. Receive four tastings for only $6, and the wine glass is yours to keep. We look forward to helping you find your new favorite.

Arbor Day Farm Reds listed from dry to sweet

De Chaunac – This French hybrid is a dry, red varietal wine and an example of Nebraska wine at its best. Once considered one of the seven noble grapes, this full-bodied wine has a wonderful bouquet and is a natural for the red wine connoisseur. Best served at room temperature.

Chambourcin – Attention to detail paid off with this wonderful red, semi-dry French American hybrid varietal wine. The leaves around each cluster are removed, letting the grapes bask in the sun. The result? A perfectly ripened fruit that produces an excellent wine. The fruity characteristics and beautiful color make this a standout among other red wines. Best served at room temperature. Past bronze medal winner in the Mid-American Wine Competition.

Morton Oak – This medium-bodied, lively red has hints of deep cherry and plum with accents of spice. A good choice for entertaining and pairs well with grilled entrees.

St. Croix – A full-bodied red wine with the aroma of plums & black cherry, St. Croix is excellent for sipping and pairs well with red meat.

Arbor Day Farm White Wines listed from dry to sweet

Porter’s Pride – This medium-bodied white features a blend of Vignoles, Seyval Blanc and Edelweiss grapes and is bursting with flavors of pineapple, pear and green apple. The name is a nod to former orchard owner Morton Porter and his 1935 Triple Crown Winner, Omaha, who spent his retirement years on Arbor Day Farm.

Edelweiss – The newest addition to Arbor Day Farm’s white wine lineup, this outstanding white has a crispness similar to Riesling.

Vignoles – A semi-sweet French hybrid with pinot noir in its parentage, Vignoles features hints of pear and apricots and pairs nicely with cheese and fruits.

Morton’s Reserve – This blend of Vignoles, LaCrosse and Seyval Blanc grapes has resulted in a delightful fruity white wine. The flavors jump out at you when served chilled. This finely crafted wine is sure to become one of your favorites. Best served slightly chilled.

LaCrosse – This grape is the result of one of the premier grape breeders in the country, Elmer Swenson. Elmer was a retired dairy farmer from Wisconsin who started breeding grapes in his 80s, and LaCrosse is one of his many developments. This semi-sweet white varietal wine has wonderful fruity overtones. Best served slightly chilled. Past silver medal winner in the Mid-American Wine Competition.

LaCrescent – Hints of apricot, peach, citrus and pineapple can be found in this aromatic and semi-sweet white wine.

Seyval Blanc – A white French hybrid varietal, this crisp version has flavors and aromas of delicate grapefruit and citrus flavor and a certain minerality that some compare to white burgundies or Chablis.

Apple Pie – A fortified wine made from pressed apple cider with a touch of cinnamon, it carries a sweet and sour flavor combination that makes for a great sipping wine.

Arbor Day Farm Fruit Wines limited/seasonal availability

New Honeycrisp – The crown jewel of Arbor Day Farm’s autumn apple orchards—honeycrisp apples—is now available in a wine bottle. A refreshing addition to desserts any time of year.

Apple – This beautiful, sweet apple wine is fashioned from our own apple cider produced here at Arbor Day Farm. The special blend of apples used to produce the cider results in a wine that allows the fruit’s characteristics to shine through. Limited/seasonal availability.

Cherry – This unique wine is made from Montmorency tart cherries grown here on Arbor Day Farm. The wine is sweet yet tart with hints of cinnamon. Best served chilled. Limited/seasonal availability.

Peach – This dessert wine is made from tree-ripened peaches grown on Arbor Day Farm. The wine is candy-sweet and best served chilled. Limited/seasonal availability.

Strawberry – A deliciously sweet dessert wine made from Arbor Day Farm’s strawberries, this is a wonderful complement to a chocolate dessert. Limited/seasonal availability.

Arbor Day Farm Gift Cards

An Arbor Day Farm gift card is the perfect gift for any occasion and can be used anywhere at the farm and Lied Lodge.

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