Bloomington Journals

Good Wine, Great Setting

A March 2005 trip to Bloomington by pablogrande

Quote: One of my favorite quick getaway spots is the Oliver Winery. They have a lot to offer for an afternoon of quiet enjoyment.

Oliver Winery


The Oliver Winery just north of Bloomington, Indiana, has one of the most beautiful settings you can ever imagine in rural Indiana. The winery was founded by William Oliver, a law professor from Indiana University, and has been in operation since the '60s. They offer free tastings and a beautiful patio area overlooking a quiet pond, where you can bring a picnic meal or eat goodies that you can purchase in the winery store. It's very pleasant to buy a bottle of your favorite wine and enjoy it in such a wonderful setting. Also of note is the beautiful landscape as you are walking into the winery. It incorporates slabs of limestone for which the area is famous and many flowers and plants adorning a ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on March 20, 2005

Oliver Winery
8024 N Highway 37
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
(812) 876-5800