Vineyards

Listing, description, and contact information of Arkansas grape and muscadine vineyards.

Return often as we build our listing of Arkansas Vineyards,  highlighting each farm and its unique offerings to the grape industry.

Bishop Farms, Benton County, Arkansas.  Joe Bishop, owner.  We specialize in providing grapes to large and small winemakers, with custom harvesting services available.  

Circle T Winery & Vineyards, Logan and Franklin Counties, Arkansas, John Trickett, owner.  Grower of Syrah since 2007.  Additional plantings of Syrah and Viognier in 2012.  Vineyards certified organic by Organic Section, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture.  Winery bonded in 2012 with first release anticipated in 2013.  www.circletwines.com

Dahlem Vineyards, St. Mary's Mountain, Franklin County, Arkansas.  James Dahlem, owner.  We raise and sell to grocery stores and the public four varieties of table grapes--Mars, Venus, Reliance, and Campbell's Early.  We produce three varieties of wine grapes--Cynthiana, Niagara, and Ives.  We sell cuttings of all varieties, as well as some plants to local nurseries.  Located 2.2 miles off Altus Exit 41 from Interstate 40. 

Egan Brothers Orchard, Vineyard, and Culinary Herbs, Busch, Arkansas.  Frank Egan, owner.  Certified Naturally Grown since 2008;  USDA Organic (exempt) since 2006;  Biodynamic since 2006. Physical address 195 Flamingo Road, Busch, Arkansas.  Contact Frank Egan 60 Pleasant Ridge Drive, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72631,  707-246-6452.

Fay Vineyards, Franklin County, Arkansas.  Ed and Anitra Fay, owners.  We cultivate 30 acres of muscadines, primarily Carlos and Noble with some Sugargate.  We sell to the small winemakers and juice and jelly enthusiasts.  For information, visit our website or contact fayvineyards@gmail.com and follow @muscadineguy and @fayvineyards on Twitter.  www.faymuscadinevineyards.com

Mount Bethel Vineyard, Private grower of wine grapes, muscadines and other fruits.  Contact Eugene Post, Jr. at eugp@aol.com

Keels Creek Vineyard, located about 3 miles south of Eureka Springs on Keels Creek, a tributary to the Kings River.  Doug Hausler.  We have 8 acres planted in grape.  Varietals grown are Noiret, Cabernet Franc, Frontenac, Vignoles, Vidal, Chambourcin, Seyval, and Cayuga..  The Vineyard was initially planted in 2004 and 2005 with a re-start in 2007 after the late spring freeze.  Keels Creek Winery, located at 3025 East Van Buren (Rt. 62) in Eureka Springs, also purchases Cynthiana, Laurot and Traminette grapes from Hindsville Farms in Hindsville, Arkansas (Lynn Gay) and Vignoles and Chambourcin grapes from Bishop Farms in Lowell, Arkansas (Joe Bishop).  Doug Hausler, Keels Creek Winery, 479-253-1769.  www.keelscreek.com

Post Familie Vineyards, St. Mary's Mountain, Franklin County, Arkansas. Thomas Post, Manager.  We are sustainably farming over 100 acres of grapes, including muscadine, American, European, and many other hybrid species, to deliver nutrient dense fruit for Post Familie and other surrounding wineries for juice and wine production.  We are involved in education with VESTA, University of Arkansas, Arkansas Tech University, and other schools of higher learning by training students for entering the work place, testing and hybridizing new varietals, and cooperation with grape studies. 8530 Fair Haven Rd., Altus, Arkansas  72821, tpost76@gmail.com  479-264-4999  www.postfamilie.com

Waving Fish Vineyard, Bonnerdale, Arkansas, is a family-owned farm located 15 miles west of Hot Springs. We specialize in Cynthiana, the official grape of the State of Arkansas.  Our Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/wavingfish.  For more information, contact Tom Cantrell at tom@wavingfish.com

Wiederkehr's "Swiss Family Vineyards, Inc.", Wiederkehr Village, Arkansas, is the oldest vineyard in continuous operation in mid-America.  They were established by Johann Andreas Wiederkehr in 1880, and his first cellars that were dug at that time are on the "National Register of Historic Places."  With Bonded Wine Cellar No. 8 it is the only single-digit permit number in Middle America out of over 5400 permit numbers in the U.S.  These historic cellars continued producing wine throughout Prohibition because Johann Andreas Wiederkehr had an "Ecclesiastical Permit" from Bishop Edward Fitzgerald of the Diocese of Little Rock to produce Sacramental Wines.  Wiederkehr Wine Cellars, Inc. and its subsidiaries is a wholly family owned enterprise.  Al Wiederkehr 3rd generation is Chairman, CEO, and majority shareholder.  Gary Wiederkehr 4th generation is President and Winemaker.  Dennis Wiederkehr 4th generation is V. P. of Sales.   www.wiederkehrwines.com