Winter Wine & Cherry Fest at Orchard Country Winery & Market

Bundle up for winter fun at Orchard Country Winery & Market on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 10 am – 5 pm. The farm market’s 9th Annual Winter Wine and Cherry Fest will include complimentary wine and product tasting featuring the popular tart Montmorency cherry in celebration of National Cherry Month, plus an assortment of food and bakery items to purchase.

The popular winter festival highlights the annual Cherry Pit Spit Competition. The contest begins at 1:30 pm, and is open to all ages. The fun continues with scenic horse-drawn sleigh rides and arts and crafts activities – including wine glass painting. Orchard Country Winery & Market is also a pick up and drop off location for free trolley rides into downtown Fish Creek, sponsored by local businesses.

“Our festival falls on a busy winter weekend in Fish Creek. It’s a great chance for families to get together and enjoy the winter season, says Carrie Lautenbach-Viste, director of marketing at Orchard Country Winery & Market.

Reservations for the horse-drawn sleigh rides are recommended and can be confirmed by contacting John Mayberry at 920-421-1152 or visiting

Orchard Country Winery & Market is located at 9197 Highway 42 in Fish Creek. Open year-round; current hours are Thursday – Monday 10 am – 4 pm; closed Tuesday & Wednesday. For more information call 866-946-3263 or visit