“James Arthur Vineyards – Wine as beautiful as the place it comes from”
Established in 1996, James Arthur Vineyards is nestled amidst 400-acres of rolling hills and natural prairie grasslands just north of Lincoln, near Raymond, Nebraska. James Arthur Vineyards produces a wide variety of award winning wines, all made from American cultivars and French hybrid grapes. Grown and produced here in Nebraska, the winery offers the finest table wines, from barrel-aged dry reds to sweet, crisp whites, delicious dessert wines, and everything in between.
|April 1 - October 31
||November 1 - March 31
|Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
||Monday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
|Friday and Saturday: 12 pm - 9 pm
||Saturday: 12 pm - 9 pm
|Sunday: 12 pm - 6 pm
||Sunday: 12 pm - 6 pm
James Arthur Vineyards FAQ
Q: What can I expect to do or see at James Arthur Vineyards?
Wine tasting is one of James Arthur Vineyards most popular activities. A typical wine tasting consists of six or four tastings. Wine tasting samples are one ounce per taste and included is a complimentary James Arthur Vineyard wine glass. A James Arthur Vineyards Six tasting consists of sampling six Nebraska wines from JAV’s tasting card. The cost is $5.00
A James Arthur Vineyards Four tasting consists of four Nebraska wine samples for $4.00. James Arthur Vineyards also offers a variety of Nebraska foods, available a la carte or as a basket. Baskets are designed to easily feed two people.
Q: What kind of grapes does James Arthur Vineyards grow?
Most of the grapes grown at James Arthur Vineyards are French-American Hybrids or American Varietals. This means everything we plant is winter-hardy and meant to be grown in areas with shorter growing seasons. Some of these grapes include, Edelweiss, LaCrosse. St. Croix and Vignoles, just to mention a few.
Q: Does James Arthur Vineyards give tours?
Tours are included in many of James Arthur Vineyard’s special events packages. Please see our special events section to for more information.
If you are planning a visit to the winery, we do not have official tours at any time during our winter hours or during weekdays throughout the year. We do have an observation deck that looks into our production area which is open at all times. There are also a number of trails that lead through the vineyards, and you are more than welcome to take a walk through the grounds.
Q: Am I able to have an event at James Arthur Vineyards?
Yes, the winery makes a beautiful setting for a wedding. All of our weddings are held on Saturday mornings and include a Nebraska wine toast for your guests. All weddings are held outside, unless weather prohibits. In this instance, James Arthur Vineyards can only accommodate 70 people or less for an indoor ceremony. The St. Croix Room is available for meetings. Catered lunches and wine tastings are also an option that is available. Please see our web site or call the winery for more details.