The Best Wineries in Eastern Iowa on National Wine Day
Happy National Wine Day!
Whether you're a fan of dry or sweet, white or red, there are some awesome wineries here in Eastern Iowa that you should check out! Here are ten of the highest-rated wineries in our half of the state:
Tycoga Winery & Distillery
Iowa Grape Vines Winery
Glyn Mawr Winery-The Local
White Cross Cellars
Buchanan House Winery
Park Farm Winery
Fireside Winery/Fireside Winery in the Village
- 1755 P Ave, Marengo/4402 220th Trail, Amana
- 4.5 stars on Facebook/4.4 stars on Facebook
- 4.5 stars on Yelp/4.5 stars on Yelp
Wide River Winery
I'm definitely not an expert when it comes to wine, but I'm a big fan of Cedar Ridge in Swisher and Ackerman in Amana! Cedar Ridge's Harvest Blush is always a popular souvenir when my family comes to visit. Let us know your favorite Eastern Iowa winery in the comments below!
10 Iowa Airbnbs on the Water You Should Check Out This Summer
If you're longing for a little time on the water this summer, there's no need to leave the state! Iowa has some awesome Airbnbs on the water for rent. Here are 10 of the coolest ones that we found!
Majestic 133-Year-Old Iowa Home Built by Father of Famous Author [PHOTOS]
This home at 900 West 3rd Street in Dubuque was built in 1890. The 5,000+ square-foot house has 5 bedrooms. It was built for Lester C. Bissell, one of the original board members of what would become the Dubuque Chamber of Commerce.
Lester's grandson, Richard Bissell, lived in the home beginning in 1975. His 1953 novel '7 1/2 Cents' would eventually become 'The Pajama Game', a Broadway musical that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in 1955. A movie of the same name, featuring Doris Day, would be released in 1957.
The Bissell Family owned the home from 1890 until 1977 when it was purchased by the Mozena family, which still owns it today.
Angela Mozena of Mozena Realty Group is the realtor for the property, which is listed at $895,000.