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Tongue River Winery

99 Morning Star Ln, Miles City, MT 59301-9102
+1 406-853-1028
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Wonderful Winery

We got into town late evening after long day of travel. Saw this winery as a place to visit and... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
1028jeris
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Shakopee
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Wow. Be sure to go here. You will not be disappointed!

My wife and I stopped here to explore. We were amazed! The wines you will taste are like no other... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
ernestd101
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Tongue River Winery, established in 2010, with a 3-acre vineyard and orchard has the only commercial vineyard in the eastern 3/4 of Montana. The Vineyard grows several exotic fruits, and the winery crafts numerous award winning wines from hardy northern grapes and other fruits. Open year round, the winery offers free wine tastings for adults and has bottled water, pop and wine for sale. Tours and visits with the winemakers are generally available.
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99 Morning Star Ln, Miles City, MT 59301-9102
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We got into town late evening after long day of travel. Saw this winery as a place to visit and gave them a call to check hours. They were gracious enough to open for a quick visit including tasting. Wonderful story how the winery started....More

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TongueRiverWinery, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Products are always more interesting when you know some of the back story! Since we're a small family run business, we spend most of our time growing and producing wines. The downside is that you might need to call us when you arrive. The upside...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

My wife and I stopped here to explore. We were amazed! The wines you will taste are like no other, and the whole experience was wonderful. We will be back for sure. Don't miss this place! Bob has a special way of describing the wines...More

Thank ernestd101
Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

We DO have an unusual assortment of wines and like to see the faces of our customers as they tease out the aromas and flavors. We're glad we had a lovely selection for you to enjoy, and DO come back or visit us online. Best...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stop in and see Bob, Marilyn and Josh for a great tour of their beautiful vinyard and winery. Delicous wines made mostly with fruits and grapes grown on their gorgeous acreage by the Tongue River in Miles City.

Thank Mandi H
Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Thanks, Mandi....you were our first retail partner, and proclaimed from the start that we'd be a success. We owe some of our spirit to you and your Buy Monana store in Miles City. Thanks for believing in us!

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This winery is the cutest! The father and son duo have poured their hearts and souls into this winery and they are passionate about what they do. We tried mostly sweet-fruit wines and they were all delicious. We walked away with four bottles to share...More

Thank Casey M
Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Sorry I didn't respond sooner, Casey. We've been so busy the last couple of months "pouring our hearts and souls" (to use your words!) into this fall's wine production, and sometimes actually pouring a little wine into ourselves! We hope Mother Nature will be kinder...More

Reviewed 5 September 2016

We are visiting wineries in every state and stopped by Tongue River Winery for state #49. Their wines are very good. But as always what earns 5 stars is personal attention. The winery is pretty small and we got there just after they got done...More

Thank RickfromDE
Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Thanks for the kind words, Rick. And yes, we're small, but we live right next to the vineyard, so it's never any trouble to drop what we're doing and meet new wine friends! We might be small in size, but we're large in variety and...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

Because we have a small vineyard of our own, in south central Montana, we’d wanted to visit and tour the Tongue River Winery for several years, and finally made it last month. What a great place! Bob was so gracious in showing us around the...More

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TongueRiverWinery, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

We're glad you liked the wines you tasted and the tour. And yes, we think Warm Front is one of our best wines, and we'll have a lot of it this harvest. We love having visitors, and especially enjoy talking with fellow growers and winemakers....More

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived right at 2:00 on a Sunday and followed the instructions on the door to summon the owners by phone. We enjoyed playing with kittens under the front step while we waited about three minutes for the owner. The winery is a nice setting...More

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TongueRiverWinery, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Thanks for the nice review. Actually, my wife and son and I own the winery as a small family business. We take turns visiting with guests, depending on whose job has the most priority. You got me (Bob) since I was most freed up that...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to Tongue River Winery and had a great time. Beautiful tasting room and the owner was gracious. Spent hours with him not only going over his various wines but explaining how he got into the wine making business. Ended with...More

Thank Bill P
TongueRiverWinery, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2016

Part of the fun in running a winery is getting to know the visitors and sharing what we've learned. We're always glad to take time when we can with customers. In the heat of the summer (literally!) we might be too busy to take much...More

Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We did wine tastings with son as the parents were out of town. They bottle right on site. They have award winning wines. We bought 3 bottles of wine. Black Currants white raspberry and honeysuckle something haspwa? Was 5 minutes from interstate. Call ahead to...More

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TongueRiverWinery, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Hi Chrizzy... That honeysuckle fruit wine is known as HASKAP! My wife and I were in Saskatoon at Haskap days, looking at the new larger fruited varieties bred at the Univ. of Saskatchewan. We were the first US winery to produce this wine. I'm glad...More

Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We finally were able to visit this charming winery and I'm so glad we did. Bob, Marilyn and Josh are such down to earth and gracious hosts, and the wine is Montana's finest. Stop by when you are driving through, and they will open up...More

Thank ParisinSept
TongueRiverWinery, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

All three of us are driven by a passion for what we grow and produce, and we're glad that passion shows through. Having people call us on our cell-phones when they arrive instead of posting standard visiting hours frees up a lot of time for...More

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