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Wide River Winery

1776 E Deer Creek Rd, Clinton, IA 52732-9507
+15632715760
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Not worth the trip if you like dry wines.

I'd read a lot about the "trail" to the winery, so I let Hubby drive :) It was less than a mile of... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Maryoke
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Iowa
Fun, Fall Getaway

The winery is in a rather remote area above the Mississippi. The last weekend of October. Colors... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
Annette H
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Indianola, Iowa
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Wide River Winery is located in Clinton IA on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River at its widest point. The tasting room offers up to 5 tastes of their locally made award winning wines. Beautiful expanded deck that can be enjoyed Spring, Summer, Fall and some mild Winter days too!
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“tasting room” (9 reviews)
“gravel road” (6 reviews)
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1776 E Deer Creek Rd, Clinton, IA 52732-9507
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

I'd read a lot about the "trail" to the winery, so I let Hubby drive :) It was less than a mile of one-lane trail, with a few places to let cars pass. I wouldn't try it if it was muddy though. But being from...More

Thank Maryoke
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The winery is in a rather remote area above the Mississippi. The last weekend of October. Colors were vibrant and the view was unbelievable. We found several wines we really liked.

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This sits atop a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River where the dam has created a very wide and shallow river. The family home has the best view, but the wine bar is fun. Hiking n the woods is als available. They make good wine...More

Thank Kathy G
MOBrienIA, Guest Relations Manager at Wide River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

Hi Kathy, Felony Red is my favorite too! Thank you for visiting the winery and for writing the review. I hope you will try our other locations too; we have tasting rooms in Le Claire IA and Village of East Davenport. Live music in summer...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016

Nice tasting with a very knowledgeable lady who helped us. Good variety. Bought a couple of bottles. Love the names of the wines.

Thank tsd123
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

While Clinton Iowa has seen better days, places like this winery will help rebuild good feelings about this beautiful spot on the mighty Mississip. The wine servers were knowledgeable and friendly. The scenery was magnificent and the wines were very unique...we took three bottles home....More

1  Thank John H
MOBrienIA, Guest Relations Manager at Wide River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Good day John, thank you for the nice review on our service, wine & view! I hope you will visit again soon as the fall colors promise to be spectacular this year. We also have 2 other locations; Le Claire and Village of East Davenport....More

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A very nice variety of reds and whites. Some sweet, some dry, and some in between. Very pleasant hostess for our sampling.More

Thank gerrye53
MOBrienIA, Guest Relations Manager at Wide River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Good day Gerry, Thank you for taking the time to review our winery. I am so glad you enjoyed both the wine and your hostess. I hope you will return for another visit the next your travels bring you to eastern Iowa. We have 2...More

Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the pleasant tasting room and surroundings. Sarah was a gracious hostess answering questions about the area as well as the grape varieties. Tasted 5 wines for $6 and 2 wine slushy samples were also included. All the wines tasted were flavorful and prices...More

Thank Jpamr5
MOBrienIA, Guest Relations Manager at Wide River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2016

Good morning and thank you for visiting the winery! I'm so glad that you enjoyed the wine and the experience. Sarah does a nice job - thank you for mentioning her by name. We have a tasting room in Le Claire IA and are soon...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Wide River Winery was my first wine tasting experience. It set the bar very high! The wines are all very unique. Our server was definitely what made the experience unforgettable. She gave us chocolate with raspberry wine patiently explaining how a bite of chocolate can...More

Thank RazzleTravels
MOBrienIA, Guest Relations Manager at Wide River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Thank you very much for the nice review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the wine and your experience and we appreciate your recommendation. Join us for live music on 2nd Sunday's from 2-5pm. July 10th local favorites The Rippler's are playing out on the...More

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The wine tasting was cheap and good. Was given an extra sample of a wine slushy which was good also. The lady we had giving us the samples was very nice. An average place to go for a couples or friends getting together wanting to...More

Thank Trina P
MOBrienIA, Guest Relations Manager at Wide River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Tina, Thanks for visiting Wide River WInery. It sounds like you had a good experience except for our road. Unfortunately, there's little we can do about it. We do have tasting rooms in LeClaire and the Village of East Davenport (opening summer 2016). Both of...More

Reviewed 8 June 2016

We wandered into this little gem to do a wine tasting but did not expect much. We were blown away with some of the white and red wines. Their "White Collar Crime, Summer White, Caught Red Handed and their Ms. Issippi Port were outstanding! We...More

Thank 1MilitaryMomof2
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tsj51261
25 January 2017|
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Response from MOBrienIA | Property representative |
We serve beer (Great River Brewery Pale Ale & Bud Light) at the winery in Clinton. At tasting rooms in the Village of East Davenport and Le Claire we sell wine by the bottle.
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rachiekc
5 June 2016|
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Response from merlyn26 | Reviewed this property |
Yes...they do FREE wine tasting. Last time I was there (last fall) they charged $5.00 for a glass of wine. Getting up to the winery is a trip as it sits up on a bluff....but the deck is beautiful. This winery is owned by... More
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suzanne v
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Response from merlyn26 | Reviewed this property |
They serve snacks for the most part. You can order a tray but it is usually not an actual meal.
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