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is re-establishing its once thriving wine industry. In the 1920s, winemaking played a significant role in the state’s economy, before the dust bowl and Prohibition killed it. In the early 1990s, the industry was struggling. Fortunately, interest in diversifying the state’s agriculture, favorable changes to state laws, and recent recognition of distinct state microclimates combined to help restore a viable wine industry. The industry benefits from a strong grape growers' association repesenting the wineries on a wide range of topics, including recent conversations with state legislature regarding the negative effects of 2,4-D spray on agricultural crops, particularly grape vines. Oklahoma now has close to 40 wineries and a steadily growing number of acres under vine. Most of its vineyard activity is in the northeast, where two of its wineries fall just outside of the Ozark Mountain AVA. In the northwest, a small cluster of wineries thrives in higher elevations around Enid. A single winery grows exclusively Read more »

Varietals Produced in Oklahoma View all

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

Popular Wineries in Oklahoma View all

  • Tidal School Vineyards & Winery

    Built in the 1920's during Oklahoma's original oil boom, by John D. Rockefeller's oil company and...

  • Indian Creek Village

    Nestled in the Cross Timbers between Ringwood and Cleo Springs, the Indian Creek Village Winery p...

  • Stableridge Vineyard & Winery

    Opened in 2004, Stableridge's tasting room is located in an 1898 Catholic Church. The '08 harves...

  • Festivus Wines

    To celebrate this holiday in the manner befitting this time-honored tradition, we have created a ...

  • Greenfield Vineyard, Llc

    Our wines are made from premier Oklahoma grapes grown right here in Lincoln County Oklahoma. Year...

  • Nuyaka Creek Winery

    Northeastern Oklahoma's Green Country provides a wonderful environment for growing the finest win...

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Oklahoma on Snooth

  • Vintner's Select Vignoles 2007

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    Wine review by ssweyenberg


  • Crown Valley Winery Casper White 2005

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    Wine review by rml1714


  • On the May 29th and 30th, 2009, the 3 Rotary clubs in Norman, Oklahoma will host the 7th Annual Le Tour De Vin. This event is a weekend of winetasting, food sampling, music, and silent and live auctions. Proceeds from the event benefit the Mary Abbott Childrens's House, an organization that assists childhood victims of abuse and neglect, and oth... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Le Tour De Vin 2009


  • Those of us with wine websites get the zaniest e-mail requests. Usually the ... they are back in the US (in Oklahoma or northern Florida or some other hopeless barren wasteland when it comes to wine selection). However, there are also many people who write to ask about some bottle that they found in their garage, attic, basement, grandmother'... Read More

    Forum post in the topic You must be kidding...


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