On the Florida Wine Trail – Northeast Florida
|April 24, 2012||Posted by Tom under Farms, Wine|
San Sebastian Winery
Founded in 1996 is located at 157 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida in one of Henry Flagler’s old East Coast Railway buildings located just a few blocks from historic downtown. According to historians, this area is the birthplace of American wine, dating back to 1562.
Today, San Sebastian ranks as one of Florida’s premium wineries, and remains a pioneer in the development of many wines from hybrid and muscadine grapes. Vintage-dated varietals from hybrids such as Stover and Blanc Du Bois are produced and marketed along with blended and sparkling wines from native Muscadine grapes
- Featured Wine: Reserva, a dry white wine made from several of Florida’s Hybrid Bunch grapes.
- 157 King Street
- St. Augustine, Florida 32084
- Tel (904) 826-1594
Tangled Oaks Vineyard & Winery
Located in the quiet little town of Grandin, Florida, the winery is owned and operated by the DaCasto family, who have been growing grapes and making wine in Calosso d’Asti, Italy for well over 100 years. Now, the tradition continues in America. Every bottle represents the family’s pride in producing high quality wine.
- Featured Wine: Spring Blush, a slightly sweetened wine made from Muscadine grapes.
- 1317 SR 100
- Grandin, FL 32138
Log Cabin Farm & Vineyards & Winery
Nestled in Putnam County, just minutes from the historic St. Johns River. Established over fifty years ago, Log Cabin Farm’s agricultural roots began in citrus and poultry farming. Today, the property continues its agricultural tradition with muscadine vineyards. Our muscadine varieties include Noble and Carlos and we are also growing the Florida bunch grape, Blanc Du Bois.
- Featured Wine: River White, made of 100% Carlos grapes.
- 376 County Road 309
- Satsuma, Florida 32189
Dakotah Winery & Vineyards
Our first vineyard was planted in 1985. The original vineyard had a mix of both fresh fruit muscadines and wine muscadines. Over the years we have fazed out the fresh fruit and replaced them with only the carlos (white) and noble (red) varieties. Currently our main vineyard is 20 acres in size and located just a couple miles north of the winery in Fanning Springs. The harvest of our muscadines takes place in august with the fermentation complete by Christmas.
- Featured Wine: Noble, made from sweet red muscadine grapes.
- 14365 NW Highway 19
- Chiefland, FL 32626