Turtle Run Winery

(812) 952-2650 940 St. Peters Church Read
Corydon, IN 47112
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At Turtle Run, experience the passion of winemaking at it’s fullest. Whether it’s a full bodied red wine, a captivating white, dry, sweet or Port, we put every ounce of passion we have into every wine. With our motto of “exceptional quality wine that goes with food and friends”, you can expect us to deliver a wine that will dazzle your senses! Founded in 2000, Jim Pfeiffer, owner and winemaker, started his studies into wine back in 1988. Having crafted 100’s of wines in his lifetime, at Turtle Run and with 25 wines on our list, we’re sure we can please the most discriminate palates. As a founding member of the oldest wine trail in Indiana, many enjoy hopping on the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail for a great adventure in wine. Our wine quality starts with an unending passion to make the best wines possible. To make those wines, we start with a tremendous site rich with limestone that provides good nutrient flow and great soil drainage. Our high elevation site gently sends the spring frosts below the vineyard ensuring our primary buds will blossom. Next, we ferment and age our wines in only the finest winemaking equipment that exists. Finally, the winemaker's art takes over. That art, a blend of the traditional, Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Zinfandel

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

  • Chambourcin

    Little is known about the exact parentage of Chambourcin. It was a hybrid developed by Joannes Seibel in the Loire Va...

  • Vignoles

    Popular in northeastern and midwest regions of America, this white wine-producing hybrid produces an excellent desser...

  • Traminette

    This white wine-producing hybrid, a cross of Gewurztraminer and Joannes Seyve 23-416, produces excellent quality wine...

  • Catawba

    Even older than the Concord grape, this historically-important variety is thought to be a chance seedling from North ...

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  • Turtle Run American White Chambourcin 2008


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  • Would be interested in hearing from people here about any redwine and fish, crustacean, mollusk, etc. combinations they/you have found to work successfully. Having been initiated at the beginning of my wine tippling into the traditional white-for-fish, red-for-meat school of thought, I've since found that several reds and roses can work just fin... Read More

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  • Turtle Run White Chambourcin Rosé 2006


    Despite the name, it is a rose, and very good. Semi-sweet and very fruity, goes with almost any food. Read More

    Wine review by staggerwing50

  • Turtle Run Winery Joes Jammin Red NV


    A blend of chancellor, noiret, corot noir, chambourcin, merlot, and concord. Semi-sweet but real smooth. Read More

    Wine review by staggerwing50


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