Join us for German Harvest Fest!
It’s the Grape & Wine Season and we’re going to Celebrate!
Due to the crazy world we’re not going to stomp grapes but we’re still going to have fun! There will be great music, wine & beer available and more.
Enjoy our German Style Wines- including Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Sparkling Riesling, Spate-Burgunder and more!
Plus a festive lunch including german sausage, kraut, potato salad!
Sunday, September 26th. Open from Noon – 5pm. The band plays from 1-4pm.
What is the cost?
Advance reservations are $20 per person, which includes a special St Josef’s stemless wine glass. And a German style lunch complete with sausage, kraut & potato salad. Advance reservations available until 9/25/21.
Day of the event price is $15 per person and includes a souvenir glass.
Do you have bottles of wine to enjoy ?
Yes- we have will have wines available by the glass and bottle, including our German Style Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Sparkling Riesling and Spate Burgunder! Along with our other estate grown wines, plus beer, water and non-alcoholic beverages.
Is there food available?
Yes- we have our own recipe sausages with home-style kraut. In addition we have a bistro plate with fruit & cheese. Sorry, no outside food for this event. If you’re looking for more food after the event you can go to several local restaurants the serve our wines including Filberts Farmhouse, Wayward Sandwiches and Markum Inn.
Can we bring a picnic?
No outside food or beverages for this weekend since this is a special event. You’re welcome to come back another time when we don’t have an event to enjoy a picnic at the pond.
Are you going to do the stomp?
Because of all of the current issues we are NOT stomping this year. However we will have a great Selfie Stomp Area where you can get a good picture of your feet in the grapes.
Do we need to make a reservation to attend?
We are offering a special pre-sale reservation of $20 per person for a table of four or table of six. It will include reserved table at the pond, plus admission to the event, souvenir glass and lunch for each person. Beverages are not included.
What is the social distance / mask policy?
All of our tables are socially distanced and we are following the local mask rules. Mask required when inside but not while seated at tables.
Are wines available for purchase to take home?
Yes- our gift shop will be open and there will be special discounts on wines to go.
Are children welcome?
Yes- but please keep in mind it is a winery and festival. Children need to be attended at all times.
What about dogs? We love dogs, but they should not come to the festival.
Is there parking?
Yes, we have FREE parking areas situated on both sides of our property. We do ask that you CARPOOL to the event so that you can have a designated driver and we can have ample parking for all. It is NOT a good weekend for a car / camper / RV rally event since the parking is limited.
Is there camper/trailer/RV parking?
What time do the gates open?
The winery is open from 12pm to 5pm. We aren’t open before 12pm. Gates will open @ 11:45.
Can we pick grapes?
No. Please respect our farm. Most of our acreage has been certified organic and we can’t risk the introduction of other things into the vineyards.