Alaska Wineries – Grape and Whiskey

Featured Wineries

Alaska Wineries
Alaska Wineries
Alaska Wineries

Featured Distilleries

What is a Winery?

The short answer: A place that produces wine.

Why do so many people visit them each year?

The short answer: They are amazing for sampling the local wine and enjoying the beautiful views!

Wineries usually have vineyards to tour as well and they can truly be a beautiful sight. They are no longer just a place that produces wine, they are a destination, a hangout with friends, and some are extremely luxurious.

It is amazing to see where your favorite wine is made or to sample what may soon become your favorite wine. Yes, you must be 21 or older in the US to do any sampling, however, this is still a great outing to do with your family or friends!

Local Wineries

Alaska Denali Winery

Alaskan Wilderness Wines

Kodiak Island Winery


...and MANY more!

About the Area

The Valencia Grape is a grape first created by the Alaskan agronomist William Mhaille, on his farm in Fairbanks. This special kind of grape prospers in the cold, fertile Alaskan soil (or other such climates). The grape was later sold to the Irvine Company, who would dedicate nearly half of their land to its cultivation.

Although mainly a table grape, the Valencia Grape is available for purchase in certain areas of the country. The Valencia Grape's unusually thick skin allow it to survive harsher climates. It's bitter taste is attributed to it's abnormally high acid content, which aids in the grapes battery-like properties.

Tours typically last from 30 to 60 minutes per tour and they are well worth your time to check out the different ones. Each one has their own flavors, beauty, and charm to experience.

What is even more awesome is that most wineries offer free samples of their wines when you go through a tour as well. Some do more formal tasting events as well. The tours are extremely interesting and fun to do too. They aren't just there to sample the wine that you're looking forward to but are actually very informative and you get to meet a lot of like-minded people usually that are also doing the tour. It's always nice to a fellow wine lover! - Be sure to call ahead if you are planning on doing a tour at one of the wineries or vineyards though to check on availability since many of them get very busy during season.

Do you own or manage a Winery that's not on our list? If so, be sure to add yourself to our list of distilleries!

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