Northwestern Wine Road Itinerary
The Northwestern Wine Itinerary is great for a day long adventure to visit new wineries on a beautiful sunny day. These wineries are all very close, so you may decide to try all 5 then go back to your favorite!
Start your day traveling Northwest to Jowler Creek for a tasting, and continue on to the beautiful Riverwood Winery, then make your way down to TerraVox Tasting Room which is in the Green Dirt Farm Creamery building (try some local sheep's cheese too!!), journey through historic Weston and stop at Weston Wine Co. on the main drag then venture on over to Pirtle Winery to end your day!
Be Sure to Check Winery Business Hours & Calendar of Events for Conflicts!
Travel Time from KC: 33 Minutes
First Stop: Jowler Creek Winery
16905 Jowler Creek Rd, Platte City, MO 64079
The first stop on your trip will be Missouri's First 'green winery' located about 5 minutes North of Platte City. Jowler Creek's beautiful new Tasting Room is located on a 7-acre vineyard with over 3,500 grapevines. Jowler Creek's focus on green & sustainable wine-making has earned numerous honors & awards!
Highlights: Great outdoor seating area to enjoy a beautiful day!
Types of Wines: Dry Wines, Semi-Sweet, & Sweet
Tasting Fee: $5 for 5 tastings, $7 for $8 tastings
Editor's Pick: Norton
Travel Time: 24 Minutes
2nd Stop: Riverwood Winery
22200 State Route 45 N, Rushville, MO 64484
Riverwood Winery is 45 minutes from Kansas City located in Rushville, MO. Housed in a 1950's era school building, they feature handcrafted wines, gourmet foods, and gift shop. Grab a glass and some friends and sit outside, or in the tasting room and enjoy the beautiful river bluffs this scenery offers.
Highlights: Historic Building, River Bluff Scenery
Types of Wines: Dry Wines, Semi-Sweet, Fruit, & Sweet
Tasting Fee: Full tasting $10, Partial tasting $5, 3 tasting is complementary
Editor's Pick: Riesling
Travel Time: 9 Minutes
3rd Stop: TerraVox
1099 Welt Street, Weston, MO 64098
TerraVox tasting room shares a space with the Green Dirt Farm Creamery in Weston, MO. They are dedicated to discovering the best expression of North America's native grapes; they have over 40 varietals! With indoor seating and outdoor patio, there is plenty of room to stay for a cheese and wine pairing from this unique vineyard.
Highlights: Outdoor patio w/ beautiful views, Wine & Cheese pairing
Types of Wines: Dry, Semi-Dry, Semi-Sweet & Sweet
Tasting Fee: $9 for 4 tastings, additional tastings $1 each.
Editor's Pick: Chateauneuf du Platte
Travel Time: 3 Minutes
4th Stop: Weston Wine Co.
540 Main Street, Weston, MO 64098
Weston Wine Company is a quaint tasting room in downtown Weston, MO. They feature 7 house wines available year-round as well as seasonal wine offerings. You can kick your wine tasting up a notch by adding gourmet cheese or miniature cupcake tastings perfectly paired with their wine!
Highlights: Wine & Cheese or Cupcake pairing (call ahead)
Types of Wines: Dry, Semi-Dry, Semi-Sweet, Sweet, & Seasonal
Tasting Fee: $3 for 3 wines, $5 for 5 wines, $7 all wines
Editor's Pick: King Brilliant
Travel Time: 1 Minute (We recommend walking 3 min)
5th Stop: Pirtle Winery
502 Spring Street, Weston, MO 64098
Pirtle Winery is located in a former Church building in historic downtown Weston, MO. Pirtle is committed to creating a great wine experience by using locally grown sustainable products. Start on the 2nd floor for your wine tasting and grab a bottle to take down to their vine-covered wine garden.
Highlights: Outdoor Patio to enjoy the day!
Types of Wines: Dry, Semi-Dry, Semi-Sweet, Sweet, Mead
Tasting Fee: Free
Editor's Pick: Weston Bend Red