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Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery

Closed Now: 11:00 - 21:00
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Cool place to visit in Cedars, Iowa

If you enjoy drinking simple wine and whiskey, then this is a nice place to visit. You can do a... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Cynthia V
Miami, Florida
via mobile
Great views of wine grapes, lots of their wines and Iowa beers

Very nice atmosphere as overlooks the grapevines. Large selection of their wines, Iowa beers, and... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“live music”(9 reviews)
Cedar Ridge brings you the first licensed distillery in the state of Iowa since the age of prohibition. Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery is a family-owned winery, distillery and event space nestled in the beautiful Iowa countryside. Complimentary...more
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1441 Marak Rd NW, Swisher, IA 52338-9574
+1 319-857-4300
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Brunch was very good and the tasting after was great. Staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Can’t wait to go back. 💚

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jocelynb472
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy drinking simple wine and whiskey, then this is a nice place to visit. You can do a simple wine tasting whether is red or white to see which vine you would like to order for dinner. There is bar service for cocktails...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cynthia V
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Very nice atmosphere as overlooks the grapevines. Large selection of their wines, Iowa beers, and other Iowa bourbons. They do a very nice job here, good food offerings, and beautiful building. We enjoyed the wood-fired Smoked Gouda and Beef pizza. This was very good but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 805kevinOlder
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a great concept, location, facility and products. Had both wine and a distilled product or two. Great flavors and highly recommend. The facility was wonderful and the grounds have a great outdoor/indoor concept. Would normally give a 5 star for such a great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MnFox
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Just a great place to go on a Sunday afternoon on a nice day. The double oaked red wine is great,just a nice overall place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dave b
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Cedar Ridge on a beautiful Sunday morning assuming we'd find a small, quiet winery. We couldn't have been more wrong. They have a Sunday brunch that is apparently very popular and there were several large family gatherings for lunch. We only wanted to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LittlePaint
Reviewed 15 August 2018

My wife & I decided to drive down to Cedar Ridge for a tasting and have lunch. Got there about 11:30 and basically had the tasting room to ourselves. The bar tender was very helpful and did a great job of explaining the various wines...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John A
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Everything was very good. We had a terrific time. The mimosas were great. I don't get to see my girls that often so it was a nice visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SueM3062
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Sampled many good wines and even bourbon, BOURBON ( it was very good ), WHO would have thought. Large bar area and two different event areas. The outside area was fine but small. Excellent wood fire pizza, they do have other food options. Have live...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Staff are great. They have fun specials and events. Great Sunday brunch. Pints & Politics held here annually. Lots of fun.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hazel K
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James H
17 June 2016|
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Response from CRwine | Property representative |
Thank you to all for the responses! We DO have AC in the tasting room as well as the Event Center. Casual dress is common, and outdoor seating is available. You may also bring your own chairs & picnic blankets!