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Muscadine Grapes Are the Secret Ingredient!

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When talking about wine country, most people think of France, Italy or California. Now you can add Alabama to that list. There are ten family operated wineries in Alabama producing a variety of wines. Alabama is known for its muscadine grapes, which have five times the antioxidants than other grapes, according to recent research.

1. Jules J. Berta Vineyards

This vineyard features Chardonnay, Merlot, Caberner Frane, Petit Syrah, and fruit wines such as strawberry, watermelon, and the locally grown muscadines. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 am until 6 pm. In May, they have a "Vineyard Blessing."

Owners: Jules & Becky Berta
1409 Darden Ave.
Albertville, AL 35951
(256) 891-5115

2. Wills Creek Vineyards

Wills Creek Vineyards comes from a Switzerland tradition of wine making. Wines include several varieties of muscadine and grape wines. The Winery and gift shop are open Monday through Saturday from 10 am until 6 pm. In October, they have a Harvest Festival.

Owners: Jahn & Janie Copper
10522 Duck Springs Rd.
Attalla AL 35954
(256) 538-5452

3. White Oak Vineyards

Here you will find a selection of artisan wines. There is no charge for wine tastings or tours. Bring a picnic lunch, walk through the flower garden, sit by the Koi pond, and enjoy a pleasurable afternoon. Open Friday from 1-6 pm and Saturday 10 am-6 pm. In April, there is a Wine & Rhododendron Festival and in December there is a Muscadine Champagne Release & Holiday Gifts.

Owners: Randal Wilson & Dana Davis
1484 Dry Hollow Rd.
Anniston, AL 36207
(256) 231-7998

4. The Fruithurst Winery Co.

The Winery produces dry, sweet, and semi-sweet varieties of wine, including Red and White Muscadine, Strawberry, Blueberry and Peach. They are open Thursday through Saturday from 1 pm-7 pm.

Owners: Josh & Dylan
27091 County Rd. 49
Fruithurst, AL 36262
(256) 463-1003

5. Bryant Vineyard

This vineyard produces a variety of wines. Open Saturday 10 am until 6 pm or weekdays by appointment.

Owners: Kelly & Susan Bryant
1454 Griffitt Bend Rd.
Talladega AL 35160
(256) 268-2638

6. Morgan Creek Vineyards

This vineyard features a state of the art facility producing nine different wines from dry Muscadine to a Sweet Blueberry. The winery and gift shop are open daily from 10 am until 6 pm (except Sundays). There's an annual "grape stomp" in September.

Owners: Charles & Mary Brammer
181 Morgan Creek Lane
Harpersville AL 35078
(877-672-2053 or (205) 672-2053

7. Vizzini Farms Winery

This vineyard is operated by second generation Italian winemakers, producing a variety of wines. You can enjoy Merlot, Sangiovese, Viognier, Chardonnay, Pinor Grigio, Cavernet Sauvignon, Peach Dessert Wine, Apple Riesling or Black Rasberry Merlot. They offer catering for your events. The gift shop, restaurant and winery are open Monday through Saturday from 10 am until 6 pm. Mid-April through Octobeer, there are Wine & Jazz Events.

Owners: Tom & Deborah Vizzini
800 Highway 87
Calera AL 35040
(205) 685-0655

8. Ozan Vineyard

Enjoy hand-crafted barrel aged wines in an estate setting: Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay plus Native American wines Norton (aka Cynthianna), Muscadine, and Chilton County Peach. Open Friday and Saturday from 10 am until 6 pm or groups by appointment. In April, they have a Wine Release & Festival.

Owners: The Patrick Family
173 Highway 301
Calera AL 35040
(205) 668-6926

9. Whippoorwill Vineyards

This is a family owned and operated winery on a 12 acre vineyard.

Owner: Tim Watkins
4282 County Rd. 31
Notasulga AL 36866
(334) 401-9246 or (334) 257-4473

10. Perdido Vineyards

Alabama's first farm winery specializing in muscadine table wines. The winery is open Monday through Satuday from 10 am until 5 pm or groups of 10 or more by appointment.

Owners: Jim & Marianne Eddins
22100 County Road 47
Perdido AL 36562
(251) 937-9463

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