Wine Tasting & Tours

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Wine Tasting & Tours

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Code: A&G Sample Itinerary

Price: $

Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards offers complimentary tours and wine tasting seven days a week. Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday – 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tours usually run every 15-20 minutes and begin with a 12 minute video presentation which shows the growing of the Florida grapes to the wine making process and the finishing with the bottling and labeling.

Your personal Tour Guide will then show you the production area and the spectacular view of the vineyards where the grapes are grown and harvested. The Wine Tasting is held at the large tasting counter. A selection of award winning wines ranging from dry to sweet with sparkling are usually offered. The winery tour and wine tasting lasts approximately 45 minutes.

Afterwards, browse the large retail area with gift shop featuring all the Lakeridge Wines, gourmet foods such as fine olive oils, a variety of salad dressings, assorted cheeses, crackers, gourmet mustards, salsas and hot sauces. There are many other gift items and wine accessories for the home wine enthusiast, such as cork pullers and foil cutters, bottle coolers, stemware racks, picnic sets, customized T-shirts and hats, as well as a variety of cook books and wine reference guides.

Gift Baskets: Planning a special gift for a special person? The winery’s experienced staff are more than happy to take your custom gift basket order, tailored to your individual tastes. Just stop by or call ahead and you will be pleasantly surprised by the excellent presentation of a gift basket full of your choice of gourmet items and wine.

HOSPITALITY:
Complimentary tours and wine tasting, video presentation, viewing deck, Gift shop and Picnic area. Individuals and groups welcome 7 days a week; Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11:00a.m. – 5 p.m.

Call in advance for Tour Group Rates.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
Arts and Crafts Festivals, Jazz Concerts, Harvest Festivals, Grape Stomping (see Events section)

FACILITIES:
Over 28,000 square feet under roof … stainless steel, water cooled storage tanks … current tank capacity 202,000 gallons. Sparkling wine caves 20,000 bottles … Bottling capacity 1500 cases per day.

 PRODUCT:
Premium sparkling and table wines from Florida hybrid bunch and Muscadine grapes.

BRANDS:
Lakeridge … Lakeridge Reserve

ACREAGE:
Approximately 127 acres at winery site.

VINEYARDS:
80 acres. Florida hybrid bunch grapes include Stover, Suwannee, and Blanc Du Bois. Also planted are the native American varieties Noble, Carlos and Welder Muscadine. Typical yield at maturity, 6-7 tons/acre …160 gallons/ton … 1000 gallons/acre … approximately 5000 bottles/acre.

For more information, email us at info@artandgator.com

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