By: Values Editor | Category: Special Interest | Issue: August 2017
From reds to whites, dry to sweet, enjoy a variety of flavors and unique experiences at any of these excellent destinations right here in Oklahoma. Supporting local artisans never tasted so good!
5323 West 31st Street North
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918) 425-2112 | www.postoaklodge.com
Bring your sunscreen, hats, lawn chairs and blankets to the outdoor POSTOAK Wine and Jazz festival. This year, Tidewater Winery, Put a Cork In It, Vernost, Deep Branch Winery, Pecan Creek Winery, Gander Way Vineyards & Winery and Woods & Waters Winery & Vinyard are on the list of participating vendors. With Grady Nichols headlining and performances by Tulsa Latin Jazz Style, Elderedge Jackson the Max Ridgway Trio, this festival is one you won’t want to miss!
We’ve put together a tour of fabulous local wineries that are close enough to town for a quick day trip. Most are open from around lunchtime to dinnertime, you’ll easily make it to two of them in one outing. You can also make a weekend of it and visit several of them to experience the best of Oklahoma wines.
351310 East 970 Road
Sparks, OK 74869
(918) 866-2529 | www.sparksvineyard.com
You’re sure to feel sparks when you visit this vineyard. Folks have traveled from all over the globe to this winery, and for good reason. Open to the public since 2001, they regularly host tasting events.
1916 West Hwy 66
Stroud, OK 74079
(918) 968-2568 | www.stableridgevineyards.com
Located along the famed Route 66, the former Catholic Church turned winery is located in Stroud OK. They offer custom labels, tours, and host an art gallery. You can find this award winning winery at event near you. Check their website.
7374 West 51st Street
Tulsa, OK 74107
(918) 447-0808 | www.whisperingvines.net
A hands-on experience is what you can expect for a day at Whispering Vines. You can help make your own wine by joining their Adopt a Plant program.
10500 East Lindsey Street
Norman, OK, US, 73026
(405) 329-9942 | www.nativespiritswinery.com
You will find plenty of live music to enjoy at Native Spirits Winery. Everyone can find a new favorite wine here! This winery can help you pair your favorite meal with one of their wines.
Dana Pugh is a writer, photographer and web designer from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She began her career as a U.S. Army Public Affairs Specialist and currently writes for Values Magazine.
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