When you think of Kansas City what comes to mind? BBQ? The Kansas City Chiefs? I’m sure you don’t think about Kansas City having some of the best wineries in the U.S. There are some 100 local wineries open and producing wines in both Missouri and Kansas. Kansas City has a rich wine history dating back to the late 1800s that is still evident today. In this blog, we have some of the best wineries Kansas City has to offer for a day or night out. Or you can pick up a bottle and enjoy it in the comfort of your own home. We have also some locally owned charcuterie businesses to pair with your newly purchased wines!
Wineries and Vineyards
Location: 24607 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
Hours: Wed-Sun 12:00 PM to 6:00PM (Open until 8:00 PM on Thursdays) Closed Monday and Tuesday
The Stonehaus Farms Winery was founded and continues to grow as a family owned and operated business since 1996. They have always had a interest in viticulture and the art of winemaking, and this shows in their large selection of award-winning estate wines that they produce form grapes they grow on property. Here you can enjoy beautiful vineyards and when you are done you can make your way to the tasting room for some samples. The Stonehaus Farms Vineyard and Winery also a popular location for weddings and offers two different facilities to cater to wedding parties of all sizes. If you don’t have the time to make it out to this amazing Winery to purchase some of their wine you can view this list of retail locations.
Hours: Friday 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Saturday 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sunday 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Want to try somewhere unique? The KC Wine Co. Barrel Room truly catches your eye. This space can host 100 people and was created to look like an actual barrel from the inside and out. The owners Kirk and Julie Berggren decided to use land that was put aside for a pumpkin patch into a winery. Their daughter Taylor was the deciding factor in this when she offered to operate the day-to-day business. The winemaker on site, Austin Wahaus, produces eight wines made from local grape varieties, as well as a traditional and spiced cider. KC Wine Co doesn’t just have great spirits but also hosts a slue of events. Their packed event calendar includes live music and food trucks, festivals like Cider Fest, OKCtober Fest, Sunflower Festival, Mutts & Merlot, Craft Nights and much more. The also have space for weddings, parties, company outings or other special events. Also check out the KC Pumpkin Patch on location during the fall season.
Location: 11255 Leavenworth Road Kansas City, KS 66109
Hours: Thur-Sun 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Additional hours are available by appointment)
Rowe Ridge Vineyard and Winery is the first vineyard to be opened in Wyandotte County. The vineyard is family owned and operated by Marc and Pamela Rowe located just north of the Kansas Speedway and the Legends Outlets, where they planted their first grapes in 2005 and began bottling in 2007. From the start they have since grow to have eight different varieties of grapes, which are used to make white, red and fruit wines with. All of these wines can be sampled and purchase at their tasting rooms. The tasting room can be found just around the back of the Rowe’s private residence and surrounded by grapevine and features their entire selection of wine.
Location: 1505 Genessee St Ste 100, Kansas City, MO 64102
Hours: Tue-Thru 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Friday 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Sunday Noon to 5:00 PM
Amigoni Urban Winery produces small lots of dry handcrafted wine in the Stockyards District of Kansas City’s Historic West Bottoms. They focus on traditional European grape varieties, like Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Viognier, while experimenting with some lesser known varieties. The tasting room is where you will taste five different samples for $15 and tour the historic building, the Daily Drover Telegram Newspaper building, built in 1909. Come and try the wines, or enjoy a glass or bottle and visit the barrel room where they age the wines. You can also sit on the patio and have your wine or a local beer. Their tasting room and barrel room are also available for event rental after house, either together or separately.
Location: 1829 McGee Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Hours: Wed-Thur 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Fri-Sat 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM (Last call for tastings, food, and drinks is 1 hour prior to close.)
Like Amigoni above, KC Wineworks is also considered an urban winery, which means that they have no vineyard. Their grapes are 100% Missouri grown. They are located in the Crossroads area of KC along with their tasting room. They hold Wine and Cheese night every Thursday where you can enjoy a flight of 3 wines and 3 cheese for just $15. No reservation is need but if you would like to reserve a spot click the link here. The best way to see events or pop ups is to check their social media for the most up to date information.
Location: 29725 Somerset Rd. Paola, KS 66071 (winery location)
Hours: Wed-Sat 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sunday 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The owners of Somerset Ridge, the married couple Dennis and Cindy Reynolds, planted local grapes on their farmland, and today they grow more than 13 different varieties. They have award wining wines under their belt ranging from dry to semi-sweet, even dessert wines. At Somerset Ridge, it is something almost out of a book. The gorgeous red barn serves as the tasting room so that guests can take a walk through the vineyards, taste their wines, and even make a purchase. Some of the events that can be found here include live music, art shows, and a host of other events during pleasant weather, with loads of outdoor seating. Did we mention that Somerset is dog friendly? Dogs are welcome (leashed of course) all year-round. The winery also has it’s own dog ambassador, Fluffy, who walks around and greets guests. For a schedule of events click here!
Location: 502 Spring Street Weston, MO 64098
Hours: Mon-Thur 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Fri-Sat 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Sunday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Located in the heart of the historic Weston, MO, Scott and Ross Pirtle are the co-owners of this unique family winery. Opened in 1978, it has come to be known for its award-winning wines from the locally grown Missouri grapes and other local fruits. What sets them apart from other wineries is their production of Mead. Now what it Mead? Mead is a honey wine and is the oldest alcoholic drink know the man. It is made simply from water, yeast, and honey. This has been gaining popularity over the years. The Pirtle Winery is set in the former Lutheran Evangelical Church that was built by German immigrants in 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historical Place. This historic location should be enough to have you making a trip and taking a sip of their fine wine!
Location: 1325 Odd Fellows Rd Liberty, MO 64068
Hours: Mon-Sat 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Sunday 12:00 to 6:00 PM
This might be the spookiest winery on our list! For those that seek out the paranormal, the Belvoir Winery is the perfect place for you. Belvoir was even on an episode of Syfy Channel’s Ghost Hunters. The Belvoir Winery completed its construction in 1900. It was the home of the Order of Odd Fellows, a fraternity order partially known for their bizarre initiation ritual that included candle light and a human skeleton. Not only do they capitalize on their bizarre history with their Murder Mystery Dinners or Paranormal Investigations but they also sell a specialty bottle of wine they call “Boo’s”. They will also allow you to walk by the old hospital, morgue, and cemetery.
Who doesn’t love a cheese board or some fruit to go with their wine? We have put together some local businesses that specialize in charcuterie boards, boxes, and grazing tables! Planning a large event or small get together? Even if you’re not drinking wine, Charcuterie boards are the perfect solution to feed any size group. Feast on meats, cheeses, fruits, nuts, crackers, bread, and spreads.
Location: 7650 N Oak Tfwy Gladestone, MO 64118
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pricing: Prices vary based on size of order and add ons. Pick up is always free. Delivery slots are limited but available for an additional fee.
Click here for pricing chart and click here to place an order!
Behind Graze & Gather KC is Lena Jones. Her determination to create a unique charcuterie experience for each and everyone of her clients is what drives her. To her curating a board that is pleasing to both the eye and the palette is of the upmost importance. Weather it be one of their Char-Cutie Cups or one of their large specialty Wedding Boards, that deserve that extra touch.
Location: Kansas City, MO. (Berries + Honey is currently a start-up and does not have a brick and mortar location.)
Hours: Based on placement of order. There is currently 4 days minimum for both pick up and delivery.
Pricing: Prices vary based on size of order and add ons. Pick up is always free. Delivery fee is based on distance and is a minimum of $10.
Click here for pricing chart and click here to place an order!
Owner and operator Kayla Jasperse, created Berries + Honey from a dream she had in May of 2022. Her passion for creating gifts for those dear to her quickly grew to become something bigger. She quickly took her business to the next level and created Berries + Honey which is set to help you elevate your dinner party or gathering with one of their hand-crafted charcuterie. They set out to give you the most elegant experience with their stunning charcuterie boards, boxes & grazing tables for all event sizes. Not only do they do your traditional meats, cheeses, and fruits but they also have baked goods, spreads, toppings, and more from local suppliers and small businesses.
Location: 131 S Water St Ste 100, Liberty, MO 64068
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Pricing: Prices vary based on the size of order and add-ons. They are currently taking orders via text & email with 24-48 hours’ notice. Pick up is always free. The delivery fee is based on distance. Click here for the pricing chart and click here to place an order via text or email!
At Blush Farms Cork + Board, each charcuterie is uniquely handcrafted and filled with artisanal cheeses, cured meats, dried fruits, and seasonal garnishes. They are ideal for any occasion and they cater to any group size. Not only do they have your run-of-the-mill charcuterie boards and boxes but they also have what they call Seasonal Delights. From a Christmas Eve Box that includes cookies for Santa, jellybeans for the elves & food for the reindeer to their S’mores & More Box with assorted cookies, chocolates, marshmallows & dips to make your fire pit the talk of the block. I also can’t fail to mention their Pupcuterie Boxes with Valentines and Winter Puppy Boxes for those dog lovers in your life.
Location: Kansas City, KS
Pricing: Prices vary based on size of order and add ons. Click here to view the menu! Pick up is always free. Delivery fee is based on distance and is a minimum of $10.
The owner of Cheese the Day KC, Morgan Loggins, created her charcuterie board business during the pandemic after much encouragement from friends and family. Before becoming a small business owner, she was previously a television anchor and reporter (talk about the jack of all trades!). She has since fallen in love with creating and elevating the experiences of her customers. Cheese the Day KC’s specialty is in small gathering, large parties, showers, weddings, corporate retreats, or anything that you can think up! Don’t miss out on this decadent local business for your next get together.
Location: Kansas City, MO
Pricing: Prices vary based on size of order and add ons. Click here to view the menu! They deliver within the Kansas City area. Click here to place your order.
Established in 2021, Forks N Chill has quickly gained popularity bringing owner Charzelle’s dream a reality. Not only do they provide stunning charcuterie boards but grazing tables as well. What sets Forks N Chill apart from the competition is their Luxury Picnics. The picnics are something out of a picture book. They include a 2 hours time slot, a beautifully styled low picnic table, a custom handmade charcuterie board, drinks, and so much more. Forks N Chill is undeniably the best choice if you have an upcoming anniversary or want to do something special for a certain someone!