Choose from Three Options
- $10 for two wine tastings with souvenir glasses for two people ($20 value)
- $20 for two wine tastings with souvenir glasses for four people ($40 value)
- $30 for two wine tastings with souvenir glasses for six people ($60 value)
During each of two visits, customers will sip on samples of DeJon Vineyards’ wines, such as the airily sweet and citrusy vidal blanc, or the merlot, whose notes of oak and tart cherry transform into a mild, peppery finish. After each visit, clients will take home one engraved wine glass each.
For Denise and John Wilkerson, owning a vineyard had always been a shared dream, but not one they thought would ever be realized. Wandering through the French regions of Dijon and Bordeaux on their honeymoon, the two sampled myriad wines and mustards, refining their palates and developing an appreciation for wine-dipped mustard sandwiches. Back in the states, the two tried their hand at cattle farming before making a dramatic decision: they'd sell the cattle, work on beautifying their 20 acres of land, and find a sunny patch of earth to plant those first few rows of wine grapes.
Today, the two curate tastings of their award-winning wines in a renovated barn, where barrels have been re-purposed into tables, and grapes have been re-purposed as alcohol. Through open doors, the rustic tasting room looks out over the Wilkersons' 20 acres, which are populated by rows of grapes and the lush undergrowth of native plants.
“Arrive by 1 to get a table to enjoy the free entertainment. And wear a sweater; it is a rustic barn that can be a bit cool.”
“Just go! It was an awesome time!”
“Great wines. Nice people. Beautiful setting.”