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Distill With Goodwill

Distill With Goodwill

Coquard and his son-in-law hatched a plan to use their expertise and do something they’ve never done before: Distill special, American themed bourbon and donate the proceeds to Veterans Service Organizations.

Prairie Fumé Awarded Triple Gold and Best of Class

Prairie Fumé earned a Triple Gold and Best of Class at the 2018 Dan Berger International Wine Competition held recently in Santa Rosa, California. There were 1,278 wines entered in this double blind competition judged by 29 esteemed wine judges.

Our Brandy Roots

Our Brandy Roots

Throughout the state of Wisconsin and the Greater Midwest, many people have come to know the name Wollersheim in the world of winemaking, but chances are that they are less familiar with the extensive history of brandy production on the hillside property.

The Mighty Oak Anniversary – A Year Later

The Mighty Oak Anniversary – A Year Later

The Burr Oak, which graces the Wollersheim Winery and Distillery logo, is as much a part of our historic winery as the vines, barrels and cellars. It defines us — so we’re doing our best to save it.

Dry Riesling Named Best White Wine of 2018

Our Dry Riesling received Best White Wine at the 2018 Pacific Rim International Wine Competition held in San Bernardino, California. Over 1,000 wines entered the competition from places as far away as France, Chile and Australia.

Old Fashioned Feelings

Old Fashioned Feelings

The next time you’re enjoying some Brandy and get that Old Fashioned feeling, you’ll know why.

Wine & Winter

Wine & Winter

Wisconsin is often overlooked when it comes to the world of wine, and its infamously long and cold winters play a large part in that misconception. How do we do it?

The Sazerac – A Brief History

The Sazerac – A Brief History

The Sazerac cocktail has a rich history in American cocktail culture, with a past that predates the American Civil War.

Wisconsin Terroir

Wisconsin Terroir

Wollersheim Winery and Distillery sits on the slopes of a picturesque riverside bluff, nestled just 20 miles northwest of Madison, Wisconsin. This uniquely beautiful location lies just below the final dam on the winding Wisconsin River and marks the start of the final...
Mixology Monday: Scarlet Apple

Mixology Monday: Scarlet Apple

Is it spring yet? The Scarlet Apple cocktail is bright, tart and refreshing and celebrates our Wisconsin bounty by combining our Apple Eau de Vie, made from Wisconsin grown Apples, with a Cranberry Sage shrub.

Mixology Monday: Brandy Buck

Mixology Monday: Brandy Buck

Like Moscow Mules? Then you’ll love this Wisconsin variation combining Press House Brandy, Lemon and Ginger Beer!

Pumpkin Toddy

Pumpkin Toddy

Happy National Hot Toddy Day! Hot Toddies are the perfect way to brighten a chilly day.

Mixology Monday: Vintage Flip

Mixology Monday: Vintage Flip

In honor of the grand opening of Vintage Brewing Co. Sauk Prairie we offer a special edition of Mixology Monday.

Happy New Year!

As we celebrate the New Year, join us as we take a look back at 2017: a Wollersheim Winery & Distillery Year in Review…

Ice Wine: An Extra Special Harvest

Ice Wine: An Extra Special Harvest

A December sky lit by the moon and a spectacle of shooting stars provided the perfect conditions for an extra special Ice Wine harvest.

Mixology Monday: Jack Frost

Mixology Monday: Jack Frost

The Jack Rose cocktail is perhaps the most famous of all Apple Brandy cocktails, dating back to 1914.

Eagle White 2017

Available now at the Winery.
Our estate-grown Eagle White is a semi-dry white wine with soft hints of pear and apricots.

Mixology Monday: Pre-Prohibition Old Fashioned

Mixology Monday: Pre-Prohibition Old Fashioned

Before the Old Fashioned became the drink we know and love in Wisconsin, it started with three simple ingredients: spirit, sugar, and bitters. Our version of the Pre-Prohibition Old Fashioned features our delicate and floral Coquard Brandy with a rich cinnamon simple...
Mixology Monday: Nouveau Sangaree

Mixology Monday: Nouveau Sangaree

Funny name. Tasty drink. The Sangaree is a wine-based cocktail that’s said to have been popular in colonial America. This re-imagined version by former Madison bartender Jim Meehan combines our vibrant Ruby Nouveau wine with Wisconsin Apple Brandy and maple...