Danzinger Vineyards

Wisconsin winery: Danzinger Vineyards in Alma

About

A family owned vineyard perched atop the Alma Bluffs, in Buffalo County. We invite you to come take in the view while enjoying a glass of one of our finest wines on our patio.

Location Description

Located in the heart of Alma, Wisconsin

Features

  • Producing award winning wines!

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Winemaker

Ken Salemi started working with for Danzinger Vineyards after Danzinger's realized the complexity and art of wine-making. He came from a winery in Peoria, Illinois where he won the Governers Cup in 2006 and previously had won the Indy International Wine Competition Fruit Division twice. Ken has professional training from UC-Davis.

The Team

David Danzinger - General Manager

David Danzinger earned a Masters in Agricultural Education from UW River Falls. Previously, David was the manager of Danzinger and Sons Farms. He held this position for 30 years, and his sons are now running the company. DS Farms is a dairy farm which grew from 60 cows to 500 cows.
David has attended numerous seminars on winery operations and is now managing Danzinger Vineyards.

Melvin Danzinger - Vineyard Manager

Melvin Danzinger earned a Bachelors in Agronomy from UW River Falls. Melvin was in charge of the crop program at Danzinger and Sons Farms for the past 30 years.
Melvin has also attended numerous seminars on operating wineries and has been managing the vineyard aspect of Danzinger Vineyards since its start in 2003.

Penny Danzinger - Tasting Room Manager

When the family decided to start a vineyard Penny's interest in wine began. As the vineyard grew, so did Penny's curiosity in wine and the proper way to taste wine. She decided to learn more about wine tasting, moving from whites to reds, and its history through an online course from DMACC in Iowa.
Penny is the Retail Sales Representative and Event Coordinator.

Awards

Danzinger Vineyards won two silver medals in 2010 at the Minnesota State Fair International Cold Climate Wine Competition with the Waumandee White and the Twilight Delight.

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Hours

Mon - Thu:10:00 am - 5:00 pm Fri - Sat:10:00 am - 7:00 pm Sun:10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Address

S2026 Grapeview Ln
Alma, Wisconsin 54610
United States

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