Consisting of vineyards that have been in the family for over 100 years as well as more recent plantings, Borra Vineyards is managed with an uncompromising viticulture program. All grapes are carefully handpicked at just the right time for optimum tannin and flavor development.
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Marsanne, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Vermentino, Viognier, Zinfandel
Central Coast AVA
Our friend Mike Colavita provides us with some of our most interesting grape varietals. Most varietals are sourced from District 11 known as the Lodi – Woodbridge – Linden Hills district, and from District 6 in the Contra Costa County area. Pinot Noir comes from District 7, the Coastal Region.
Varietals: Alicante Bouschet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Dolcetto, Merlot, Montepulciano, Muscat Alexandria, Nero D’Avola, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Touriga Nacional, Viognier
Heringer Vineyards is surrounded by the cooling waterways of the Sacramento River Delta where warm summer days and cool breezy nights typify the climate during the long, dry growing season.
Varietals: Aglianico, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Dolcetto, Malbec, Muscat Canelli, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Primitivo, Sauvignon Blanc, Tannat, Tempranillo, Teroldego, Primitivo
Director of Winemaking
What started as a hobby in Fred and Lynn’s basement officially opened to the public as Lynfred Winery in October 1979. Today Lynfred Winery is the oldest continuously operating family winery in Illinois.
Just 30 minutes southeast of Effingham in the small town of Newton, Illinois lies the family owned Correll Vineyards. Correll Vineyards is perfect for Lynfred Winery; both are family owned and both reside in the great state of Illinois.
Varietals: Chambourcin, Norton, Seyval Blanc
Ancient Lakes AVA
Wahluke Slope AVA
The Jones Family has a well-earned reputation for growing bountiful crops in the Quincy area and Columbia Basin, and has been growing grapes for Lynfred for over a decade. With vineyards located in the Ancient Lakes AVA, know for its unique soils, elevations, and cooler climate, as well as vineyards located in the Wahluke Slope AVA, one of the warmest grape growing regions in Washington, we’re able to work with a broad variety of
Varietals: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Grenache, Malbec, Marsanne, Merlot, Mourvèdre, Petite Sirah, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Roussanne, Sangiovese, Syrah, Viognier, Zinfandel
Columbia Valley AVA
Perched some 620 feet above sea-level along the Snake River lies Kamiak Vineyards. The vineyard has excellent air drainage and benefits from the river’s moderating influence.
Temperatures during the growing season can fluctuate from 95 degrees Fahrenheit during the day to 55 degrees Fahrenheit at night, enabling the grapes to develop high acids and high sugar levels; perfect for making Lynfred wines.
Varietals: Alicante Bouschet, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Malbec, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Tempranillo, Petite Sirah,
LEMON CREEK VINEYARDS
Berrien Springs, MI
Lake Michigan Shore AVA
With over 300 rolling acres of vineyards in the Lake Michigan Shore AVA, Lemon Creek has been growing grapes for Lynfred Winery for over 3 decades. The harsh Michigan winters are perfect for making Lynfred Ice Wines.
Varietals: Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, Vignoles
Maule Valley DO
The success of Lynfred’s 2014 Carménère and 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, our first imported varieties, paved the way for a continued partnership with growers in the Central Valley of Chile.
Our winemakers, Andres and Rodrigo, have taken full advantage of their cultural
roots to offer imported varietals with the versatility that only Chilean grapes can offer.
Varietals: Alicante Bouschet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère, Sauvignon Blanc