Visiting the Winery
Are you open year-round?
Yes! We are open 7 days a week. If we plan on being closed for a holiday, we will post on Facebook.
What's the best time of year to visit?
The best time of year to visit is Fall. The weather is starting to get cool, the grapes are nearing ripeness. Perfect for sitting outside!
Can kids visit?
Of course, we are a family friendly business. We have non alcoholic Fruit Punch slushies as well as soft drinks and candy for children.
Are Dogs Welcome?
Pets on a leash are welcome outside. Only service animals as defined by the ADA are welcome indoors.
ADA.gov: Are emotional support, therapy, comfort, or companion animals considered service animals under the ADA?
No. These terms are used to describe animals that provide comfort just by being with a person. Because they have not been trained to perform a specific job or task, they do not qualify as service animals under the ADA. However, some State or local governments have laws that allow people to take emotional support animals into public places. You may check with your State and local government agencies to find out about these laws.
Can we bring food?
You sure can! You can bring anything you like. The only thing you cannot bring is alcoholic beverages purchased elsewhere. (State Law)
Can we buy a bottle of wine here and drink it here?
You can! If you do not finish the bottle, all we have to do is reseal the bottle with a new cork and you are good to go! Open containers cannot leave the property.
Have family that does not drink, is there something there for them?
We have cans of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Diet Mountain Dew. We also have bottled water, cheese and crackers, free pub mix, candy and pretzels.
One of my family members doesn’t like wine!
We have several of the popular light beers available for purchase.
Can I reserve a time for a tasting?
Unfortunately we have a first come first serve policy. Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are typically busy and tastings will require a wait. Don’t worry though, we’ll get you in as soon as possible! Learn more about our Tastings here.
How can I inquire about booking the event space?
We do not currently offer space to rent.
Check out our upcoming event calendar.
Purchasing Our Wine
Can I have wine mailed to my home?
Yes! You can order right here on our website and have it shipped to your house. We can ship to the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
What states do you distribute to?
We distribute to liquor stores in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, Alabama, Missouri, Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana.
If we do not distribute wine in your state, we ship to several more states. Please check the FAQ question above labeled ‘can I have wine mailed to my home?’
Can I purchase wine at my local liquor store?
You sure can! See ourStore Mapperfor a store near you!
What is your return policy?
We will replace any damaged or defective bottle no questions asked. Bottles that are not defective or damaged are non-refundable.
Please visit our Refunds and Returns page for more information.
About Purple Toad
Who owns Purple Toad Winery?
Purple Toad Winery is owned by June and Allen Dossey. They founded and have run the winery since its opening in 2009.
How many bottles do you produce a year?
We produce and sell over 500,000 bottles per year.
Does your wine contain sulfites?
Yes, ours do. Nearly 100% of all wine sold in the world contains sulfites. Sulfites keep the wine safe to drink and preserve its flavor. Wine will not last more than three weeks in a bottle without sulfites. We put the minimally effective amount of sulfites in our wines. If you are sensitive to sulfites, please take caution when drinking wine in general. We typically have 75 ppm of sulfites in our wines.
What do you do with old wine barrels?
We sell them to customers. We post on Facebook when they are for sale.