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Wide River Winery

1776 E Deer Creek Rd, Clinton, IA 52732-9507
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Great music, scenery and wine on the patio

This is a one-of-a-kind venue..a must experience, especially on the Sundays they have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol M
via mobile
Worth the detour!

The one lane, dirt/gravel, bumpy road up to the winery is tree lined with glimpses of the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Lincoln, Nebraska
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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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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“wine tasting” (11 reviews)
“tasting room” (8 reviews)
“gravel road” (6 reviews)
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1776 E Deer Creek Rd, Clinton, IA 52732-9507
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a one-of-a-kind venue..a must experience, especially on the Sundays they have entertainment. We have had very relaxing, mellow afternoons, splitting a chilled bottle of wine and chatting with friends under the trees. Thete is s tasting room and the wines are varied. My...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The one lane, dirt/gravel, bumpy road up to the winery is tree lined with glimpses of the Mississippi River. Once you get to the top, the tasting of their wines tells you it was worth the trip. Very good wines at an affordable price.

Thank NE_Greenbee
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I don't have enough words of greatness to match the beauty, quality, and style of this upscale establishment. From top notch local music to the warmth of the staff (Sarah was a perfect match for serving wine of such quality), to the pleasant serenity of...More

Thank tylerjC3580NQ
MOBrienIA, Guest Relations Manager at Wide River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Hi Tyler, Thank you very much for the glowing and enthusiastic review of your experience at the winery. I will pass the compliments on to Sarah. Please visit again the next time you're in the neighborhood. We have locations in the Village of East Davenport...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We often take out of towners here as it is such a unique attraction in Clinton Iowa. You drive up a steep hill a couple miles north of town and come upon a beautiful setting for a winery. There are vineyards, rare ducks a beautiful...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We've been fans of Wide River for years now, but since opening the tasting room down river in Leclaire, we don't get to the actual winery as often as before. Wide River offers enough sweet wines to satisfy our needs. Weekends on the deck often...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Lovely, welcoming winery on the banks of the Mississippi. Wonderful stop on the Great River Road between Dubuque and Davenport. Good food, wine, view and company. Don't miss it.

Thank Stateseer
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband and I stopped by this past Saturday afternoon. The staff and patrons were very friendly. We did the tasting for $7. (5 tastings and a wine glass) The road up to the winery is not very wide, so drive slow. The view is...More

Thank kmbrown021393
MOBrienIA, Manager at Wide River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to write this nice review. I am so glad you enjoyed the wine and the view. The next time your travels bring you this way I hope you will try our locations in Le Claire and...More

Reviewed 28 November 2016

I was in nearby Clinton doing a "Santa Claus and the Elf" outing, and we decided to stop here for a fun afternoon. Boy, am I glad we did! What a spectacular view! We were delighted by some of the wines we sampled, and each...More

Thank santadan2014
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
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25 January 2017|
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.
4 June 2016|
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
suzanne v
8 October 2015|
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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.