Eastern Wine Road Itinerary
The Eastern Wine Itinerary is great for a day long adventure to visit new wineries on a beautiful sunny day; even if the weather isn't cooperating these wineries all have great indoor tasting rooms!
Begin your wine road at the centuries old architectural delight that is Belvoir Winery & Inn, once you've taken in the views head on down to Mallinson Vineyard located in Sugar Creek (if you want to head off the beaten path, just down the road they have an outdoor 9/11 Memorial with a piece of steel from the fallen tower!), keep on your Southern route to Independence where your next destination awaits, Top Hat Winery, your final winery of the day will be KC Wineworks in the Crossroads district of Kansas City!
Be Sure to Check Winery Business Hours & Calendar of Events for Conflicts!
Travel Time from KC: 22 Minutes
First Stop: Belvoir Winery
1325 Odd Fellows Rd, Liberty, MO 64068
Belvoir Winery & Inn is located on 170 acres known to locals as the former Odd Fellows Home in Liberty. With historic century old buildings, cemetery, inn and vineyard, it is easy to please the entire crowd! Take time to wine taste and grab a glass to walk around the building and view the historic features and artifacts this beautiful location has to offer!
Highlights: Historic Buildings, Architecture
Types of Wines: Dry Wines, Semi-Dry, Semi-Sweet, & Sweet
Tasting Fee: Free
Editor's Pick: Casa Nova
Travel Time: 15 Minutes
2nd Stop: Mallinson Vineyard & Hall
3029 North River Blvd, Sugar Creek, MO 64050
Mallinson Vineyard sits along the historic Lewis & Clark, Santa Fe, California, & Orgeon Trails. Located in Sugar Creek, just a short 20 minute drive from downtown Kansas City, and your previous wine road stop, Belvoir Winery. Once a one room school house, this building has transformed into the tasting room with an event space in the basement. Their are wonderful areas inside and outside to enjoy your bottle.
Highlights: Outdoor patio w/ beautiful views!
Types of Wines: Dry, Semi-Dry, Semi-Sweet & Sweet
Tasting Fee: $5 for 4 tastings
Editor's Pick: Defiance
Travel Time: 10 Minutes
3rd Stop: Top Hat Winery
120 S. Main Street, Independence, MO 64050
In the heart of Independence Square lies the family-owned Top Hat Winery. The tasting room is very quaint and welcoming. Featuring over 25 different wines, they are determined to find the right one for you!
Highlights: Many Wines to choose from!
Types of Wines: Dry, Semi-Dry, Semi-Sweet, Sweet, & Fruit
Tasting Fee: Free
Editor's Pick: Assassin
Travel Time: 21 Minutes
4th Stop: KC Wineworks
1829 McGee Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
KC Wineworks tasting room is located in the Crossroads District of Kansas City. Featuring only Missouri-sourced grapes that are turned into exquisite dryer wines. They are very knowledgeable about each pour, they actually care about teaching their customers about their wine! One of the Owner's is usually nearby if you desire more details. Sit on the comfy couch or chairs near the bar or in the back room with a barrel view to enjoy your bottle.
Highlights: Knowledgeable staff, Barrel View
Types of Wines: Dry, Semi-Dry, Semi-Sweet, & Sweet
Tasting Fee: $7 for 5 wines
Editor's Pick: Crossroads Red