Back Roads Wine Trail Tour
The Fall Wine and Color Tour
is now closed. Catch us May 2018 for the next tour. Special tours for groups of 10-12 riders may be arranged by contacting Nearwood Winery.
Back Roads Wine Trail – What it is
Back Roads Wine Trail is a collaborative effort by wineries located on or near Highway 92 to bring awareness to wine tourists about their wineries.
Back Roads Wine Trail got its name from an evening of brainstorming ideas over a glass (or two) of wine at the Nearwood Winery tasting room in Knoxville. Back Roads are off the beaten path, allowing your imagination to run a little wild with the possibility of adventure. Back Roads aren’t in the city, even though they are only about an hour drive from Des Moines, Iowa. Back Roads run along rolling green hills, picturesque pastures where cattle and horses graze, winding streams, vineyards and lightly traveled highways. Get out of the city congestion to travel the Back Roads and enjoy some Iowa wine along the way.