Experience Wine Country
When you think Alabama, chances are wine isn’t the first thing to come to mind. But get this: North Alabama is home to a wide variety of wineries. Are you ready to experience the new wine country?
We’re here to help you plan your adventure!
Our wineries are close enough to each other that you can visit several in a day and experience them all over a long weekend. They include Jules J. Berta Vineyards in Albertville, Wills Creek Vineyards in Attalla, Maraella Winery in Hokes Bluff, White Oak Vineyards in Anniston, Fruithurst Winery in Fruithurst, and High Country Cellars in Heflin.
Every vineyard hosts wine tastings and has bottles available for purchase. Whether you’re packing a picnic and spending the day with that special someone, kicking back with good friends and even better wine, or developing your palate to impress your friends back home with new wine knowledge, there’s a world of adventure around every vine in North Alabama.
Not only will you have fun, but you’ll also get some health benefits! Recent research shows muscadine grapes grown in Alabama have an impressive 500% more antioxidants than other grapes.
We think that’s reason enough to raise a toast to Alabama wineries!
NORTH ALABAMA WINE TRAIL MOBILE EXCLUSIVE PASSPORT
Our wineries are close enough to each other that you can visit several in a day and experience them all in a long weekend. Check out our Mobile Passport for discounts and a chance to receive a free gift.
1. Jules J. Berta Winery
Located atop Sand Mountain in Albertville, Ala. The vineyards are five acres of vines on a 22 acre farm, and mostly consist of Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and other varietals. They additionally have fruits wines and muscadine wines grown by local Alabama farmers.
2. Wills Creek Vineyards & Winery
Located in nearby Duck Springs, Ala., is one of three active wineries North of I-20. The vineyards are nestled in the peashell hills of the Duck Springs Valley, in the heart of the Duck Springs wildlife preserve. Wills Creek Vineyards offers several varieties of muscadine, fruit wines and grape wines, and a family tradition spanning many generations of wine making that immigrated from Switzerland with the wine maker.
3. Maraella Winery
Located in the picturesque foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Hokes Bluff, Ala. Established in 2005, their vineyards include estate grown and bottled Cabernet Sauvignon. Offers visitors a choice between classic viniferous varietals and traditional Alabama fruit wines. Gift shop has a great selection of cheeses and wine novelties. Stop in for a complimentary wine tasting and tour.
4. Fruithurst Winery
The Fruithurst Winery is nestled just north of the town of Fruithurst, AL. Its name comes from one of the original wineries in the state. Surrounded by fifteen acres of muscadine vineyards, now owned and operated by two cousins, it carries the elegance and culture of what was then and will forever be the vineyard village.
5. High Country Cellars
High Country Cellars was founded on the belief that high-quality wines should be accessible to everyone. That's why High Country takes great care in selecting only the best fruits to create great wines at affordable prices.