About This Winery
Vines & Rushes Winery is located on an established family farm in Ripon, Wisconsin. We currently grow five acres of grapes cold hardy enough to survive Wisconsin’s winters. The grape varieties we grow consist primarily of Marquette, St Pepin and Petite Pearl.
Vines & Rushes Winery's owners, Ryan and Megan Prellwitz both grew up in Ripon, Wis. Ryan, on the farm that is now home to the vineyard and winery and Megan as a city girl in town.
The winery has been a family effort on both sides.All of the flooring, trim, tasting bar and most of the furniture has been created from salvaged timber frame barn's that were sawn up with a sawmill purchased just for this purpose. The character provided by these old beams gives the tasting room a "sense of place" that fits right in with Wisconsin's rural landscape. Saved from the burn pile and with the touch of craftsmanship, beauty often lies just under the surface of an old barn beam.
Vines & Rushes wines are available primarily in the tasting room, which is open 7 days a week, all year round and at select local restaurants and retailers.
Come join us at Vines & Rushes for an opportunity to truly taste and enjoy Wisconsin grown wine at its best!
The Prellwitz Family