Feliciana Cellars

(225) 634-7982 1848 Charter St
Jackson, LA 70748
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The stately Spanish Mission-style structure that houses Feliciana Cellars opened its doors in 1994 when the winery made its debut. Two of the founding partners, Leroy Harvey and Rupert Thompson, had been instrumental in passing the Native Wine Law which allowed for wineries to operate in Louisiana. Not long after that law passed, Harvey, Thompson and Jim Hendrickson founded Feliciana Cellars. Feliciana Cellars today produces 9 different varieties of wine, and also features special occasion wines from time to time. The sparkling wine, Esperanza, has received rave reviews and a limited amount of this product is available each year in December. Most of the wines are produced from the native Southern Muscadine, a hearty grape that thrives in the heat and humidity of the South. The muscadine produces a light, crisp and fruity wine that pairs well with spicy Louisiana cuisine. Many people enjoy it as a dessert wine, while others find it refreshing for sipping on a hot summer afternoon. In addition to three Read more »

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  • Blanc du Bois

    Blanc du Bois was developed at the University of Florida for use in that state. It is a white wine-producing grape wi...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Tempranillo

    History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...

  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

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    Currant raspberry earthy spices with espresso bean clove & semi sweet chocolate. Standing up really well on day number two Read More

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