March 27, 2017

Cedar Creek Winery Open House

On March 16th and 17th, Cedar Creek Winery hosted an open house that included Wisconsin product samplings from several artisan Wisconsin cheese makers and butchers. Cedar Creek Winery is located in the sleepy town of Cedarburg, about 25 minutes outside of Milwaukee. It is the sister winery of Wisconsin’s largest winery, Wollersheim, which won 2012 Winery of the Year at San Diego International … [Read more...]

Wollersheim Celebrates 40th Anniversary

It’s 1972. An electrical engineer moves his family to an abandoned Wisconsin farm, planning to produce estate wines in the property’s Civil War-era winery, despite being told repeatedly that grapes won’t grow there.While this storyline sounds more like a TV pilot than the founding of a large regional winery, this is how Bob and JoAnn Wollersheim started their business near Prairie du Sac, … [Read more...]

Cedar Creek Opens First Winery in Morgan County Indiana

Since 1989, Larry Elsner has enjoyed success as a professional carpenter, home builder and remodeler.  In January 2010, Larry took his business ambitions in a completely different direction when he formed Cedar Creek Winery.“The hard work inherent with construction was catching up with me,” explained Larry. “I’d cut back to part-time, and knew I needed something else in place.” Larry admits … [Read more...]