Explore South Dakota Wine Country
Explore South Dakota Wine Country, the land of infinite variety. Visit our member wineries located on the vast farmlands of eastern South Dakota, the deep and clear waters of the Missouri River, the great prairie grasslands of central South Dakota, and don’t forget our wineries in the legendary Black Hills of South Dakota located only miles from Mount Rushmore. Wines created by passionate men and women creating a taste of South Dakota's abundant harvest. Every time you visit is special, and every winery in South Dakota is a unique experience for you. It’s time you explored South Dakota Wine Country and enjoy the experience of a lifetime. Click here for a map and directions.
Eldon Nygaard wrote South Dakota's Farm Winery Act in 1996. Together with his wife, Sherry, son, Leif, and daughter, Jeanette, they started the first winery in South Dakota by establishing Valiant Vineyards, South Dakota Bonded Winery Number One.