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Best wine at Taste of Boscobel

We Won Best Wine at Taste of Boscobel

We are pleased to announce that Whispering Bluffs Winery took home the Best Wine prize at Taste of Boscobel in Boscobel, Wisconsin. This is the third Wisconsin wine contest we have won in 2018! “It’s been an exciting summer for Whispering Bluffs,” said Winemaker Wes Helmick. “In June, our Meadowlark white wine brought home Double […]

The Birth of Potosi – A Poem By Frank Fiorenza

On Jun 19, 2018, long-time Potosi resident and Mayor Frank Fiorenza announced his retirement after serving as Mayor for 26 years. After more than a quarter-century of service, Frank was honored during a retirement party on June 29 at the Potosi Holiday Gardens. At this party, Frank read this wonderful poem about the history of […]

Whispering Bluffs Vineyard overlooks the Mississippi River

Winemaking in Wisconsin’s Driftless Area

Whispering Bluffs Vineyard sits on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. The land of the vineyard is part of the Driftless area of southwest Wisconsin. About 100,000 years ago, glaciers bypassed this area. As a result, our grape vines grow in soil untouched by the glaciers yet nourished by thousands of years of nature’s changes. Why […]

Southwest Wisconsin Wine Trail

Best of the Wurst Wine Trail August 18th and 19th

This is definitely the BEST of the WURST! Five southwest Wisconsin wineries will put the state’s finest bratwurst, salami and sausages to the taste test. The grills will be hot, the mustard will be spicy and the wine pairings will make you change your mind about beer and brats forever. You’ll want to serve Wisconsin […]

Wine Party Trail Southwest Wisconsin

Cool Off on the Wine Party Trail

Join us July 21st and 22nd for the Wine Party Trail! Sponsored by the Southwest Wisconsin Wine Trail, this event features cool wines to combat the sizzling summer heat of southwest Wisconsin. Stop by from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to sample slushies, sangrias and wine mixers plus delectable munchies. Whispering Bluffs is one of […]

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Supporting the Circus of Chefs Gala in Baraboo, Wisconsin

  On June 10, the Whispering Bluffs team helped raise funds for the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. We were proud to support the museum’s annual Circus of Chefs Gala by serving our wines to guests and donating a gift basket. Celebrating Circus History at Baraboo Baraboo was the original home of the Ringling […]

Great Wine and Chocolate Trail

Summer Kicks Off with the Great Wine and Chocolate Trail

Memorial Day Weekend kicked off our busy summer season. On May 26 and 27, Whispering Bluffs joined other Wisconsin wineries for The Great Wine and Chocolate Trail. This annual event is sponsored by the Southwest Wisconsin Wine Trail. “This pairings of our fine wines with exquisite chocolates offered a decadent treat for all those who […]

Great River Road Museum of Contemporary Art in Potosi, WI

Art Museum opens in Potosi

Wes Helmick the founder of Whispering Bluffs Winery, is not just a wine lover, his passion for art has benefited the town of Potosi with the opening of the Great River Road Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum is located in a historic building that used to be the old Potosi grocery store. It has been […]