Have you heard of the new winery in Muskogee? Pecan Creek Winery was opened in November 2014.
It all began by planting the first 500 grapevines in April 2013. The vineyard has continued to grow with another 600 vines in April 2014 and in the spring of 2015 another 200 plants around the winery property. The main vineyard, on the banks of Pecan Creek, will grow to about five acres. "We have planted French-American hybrids, Chambourcin (red) and Vignoles (white). We also have Merlot in the main vineyard. There is also Cabernet Sauvignon at the other vineyard."
Until the vineyard comes into full production in a few years, the winery owners will continue to purchase grapes from "local" Midwestern vineyards in Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas. "We produce wines both dry and sweet as well as dessert wines and fruit wines. Our tasting room sells locally made products as well as unique gifts."
Stop in Muskogee some time and taste some wine at Pecan Creek Winery.
Directions: At the intersection of US 69 and Fern Mountain Road, turn west and go five miles. Contact the winery at 918- 683-1087 or visit www.pecancreekwinery.com.
A "grape" time to check out the winery! Come out for the festival on Sat Sept 12!