Cedar Ridge Winery

Digging holes to plant Marquette vines.


The heated and air conditioned event center offers plenty of seating all year round. In the warmer months, our terraces and lawn are open for enjoyment. See our calendar for musicians & specials. Join our email list for first shot at tickets for our popular wine pairing dinners and other special events. Murder mysteries are held one Saturday a month through the winter months. Choose us for Sunday Brunch - a favorite event at Cedar Ridge. You can enjoy a buffet including mimosas, prime rib and homemade pancakes with bourbon maple syrup along with other handcrafted dishes. Plan your party or special day with us – Cedar Ridge’s temperature controlled Event Center is the perfect venue for wedding receptions and corporate events and seats up to 200 guests. The Tasting Room is available to rent on a Monday, Tuesday or Sunday evening- Saturday evenings are also available during winter months. Our boardroom is perfect for meetings or small parties of up to ten people during business hours.

Location Description

Nestled in the beautiful Swisher countryside, a short drive from Cedar Rapids or Iowa City.


  • The first licensed distillery in the state of Iowa since the age of prohibition.

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Average Bottle Price

$ 15


Jeff Quint is the proprietor Jeff and also serves as Master Distiller and Master Winemaker.


Cedar Ridge Vineyards is a family-owned winery, distillery and event space Award-winning wines and internationally recognized spirits are produced on site at the only winery/distillery in Iowa.

The Team

Proprietors are Jeff and Laurie Quint.

Practices & Techniques

Cedar Ridge Winery produces wines from its own estate-grown grapes. Cedar Ridge Distillery also crafts its award-winning spirits in small batches in its European-engineered 80-gallon pot still. The lush 5,000 vines and 7,000 square foot winery, distillery, tasting room and event center provide the highest quality wines, spirits and entertainment experience in the area.

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Wed - Fri: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Sat: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sun: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


1441 Marak Rd NW
Swisher, Iowa 52338
United States

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