Are you a wine aficionado? If so, you know that finding new bottles to expand your cellar can be a bit of a treasure hunt. Fortunately, KC wine lovers like us don’t have to look much farther than here in our own back yard for delectable new wines. And, if you’re one of those who are simply wine curious and eager to learn more about grape growing, winemaking, tasting and pairing, you’ll find that KC has plenty to offer in that respect. All you need is a list of area wineries, an afternoon free, and someone to do the driving!
Did you know that the Greater Kansas City Area has some excellent wineries? All of them offer daily tours and tastings to tempt your palette. If you’ve never been on a chauffeur-driven winery tour, Overland Chauffeured Services can help you plan a fun spring or summer excursion, a perfect all-day outing for a group of friends.
Amigoni Urban Winery – Kansas City, Missouri
Start your tour in the heart of Kansas City in the West Bottoms at the Amigoni Urban Winery. Michael and Kerry Amigoni are thrilled to share their award-winning, locally-sourced wines with the city they love.
Pirtle Winery – Weston, Missouri
If you like bright, fruity flavors, this is the winery for you. The Pirtle Winery features a beautiful wine garden, a spacious tasting room, and fine dining at its adjoining four-star restaurant.
Belvoir Winery – Liberty, Missouri
The Belvoir is the ideal place to enjoy nature’s beauty along with a top-notch glass of wine. Its 170-acre grounds feature lush landscaping and stunning views. It’s no surprise that this is a popular venue for weddings and celebrations.
Wine Barn – Kansas City, Kansas
Step across the state line to the Wine Barn, where you and your friends can enjoy handcrafted wines in a relaxed country setting. Although it is a short jaunt from the city, the Wine Barn offers a pleasant reprieve from the noise.
Somerset Ridge Vineyard and Winery – Paola, Kansas
This popular vineyard offers a large selection of specialty wines made from local grapes. Although Somerset Ridge wines are available in most regional liquor stories, its vineyard is definitely worth a visit.
Stone Pillar – Olathe, Kansas
After generations of working the land, the Hoffs transformed their family farm into a winery. They proudly offer a selection of delectable, award-winning wines.
Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery – Basehor, Kansas
This Eastern Kansas winery boasts numerous internationally recognized wines. Holy-Field also offers guests plenty of entertainment, including dinner theater and live music.
Davenport Orchards & Winery – Eudora, Kansas
Davenport Orchards specializes in crisp, sweet German wines made from the finest apples and pears. (And grapes, too!)
BlueJacket Crossing Vineyard & Winery – Eudora, Kansas
BlueJacket Crossing is located on a beautiful plot of farmland east of Lawrence, Kansas. Drop in to enjoy one of its award-winning wines in its newly renovated tasting room.
Most, if not all of these wineries, also have event space for parties and weddings. If you have an upcoming special event and require a unique venue, you may want to check into these or other wineries. Overland Chauffeured Services can assist you with any and all group transportation for special occasions or business meetings.
When you plan your summer winery tour, don’t forget to book special events transportation. You’ll want to enjoy a relaxing day with your friends by traveling the countryside together in the comfort of a single vehicle. A chauffeur-driven SUV or luxury sedan can safely escort your entire party from one winery to the next. Don’t worry about driving the long distances, navigating the country roads, or finding a place to park your cars. You’ll all enjoy good wine and good company even more with special events transportation from Overland Chauffeured Services. Cheers!
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