Tour Great Wineries and Breweries around Independence, MO

Beer samplers in small glasses individually placed in holes fashioned into a unique wooden tray at breweries and wineries.

Fall is the perfect time to visit the many excellent breweries and wineries in and around Independence, MO. Enjoy the new Octoberfest brews and the fall foliage colors while sipping wine at a local vineyard. Even Independence’s charming, historic downtown has its own tasting rooms to sample great brews and vino. Then explore the breweries and wineries in nearby Kansas City or take a short drive out to picturesque vineyards. Bring a growler or a few bottles of your new favorite beer and wine back to your private retreat at Silver Heart Inn. Our lovely Bed and Breakfast offers guests the very best hospitality and attention to every detail. The 3 beautifully decorated guest suites all have attached baths and the 2 cottages also include full kitchens. However all our guests love our creative, gourmet breakfasts served each morning. Plan an autumn escape to Independence, MO and discover the wonderful local beers and wines of the region.

Visit the Wineries and Breweries in Independence

Close up of wine flight at local breweries and wineriesVisitors will find cute shops, great restaurants a winery and breweries in the quaint, walkable city center of Independence. The historic Independence Square is home to Top Hat Winery and 3 Trails Brewing Company. Take a break from sightseeing and try a flight of their delicious wines, ciders and beers at the inviting tasting rooms. Apex Aleworks has the distinction of being the first brewery in Independence. Stop by for a classic brew or the exciting new seasonal selection in their welcoming tap room. The relaxed atmosphere invites visitors to stay a while, order a fresh made panini or play a board game from their library. Just a short drive from Independence stop by Mallinson Vineyard & Hall in Sugar Creek, MO. Relax sipping wine on their patio or tasting room and check out their fun weekend events.

Wineries and Breweries in Kansas City and Surrounding Areas

In energetic Kansas City, only a short drive from Independence, discover a wealth of breweries at the Crossroads Arts District. Boulevard Brewing Company offers 30 brews on tap in their beer hall and several fascinating brewery tour options. Border Brewing Company invites beer newbies and nerds alike to come sample their flavorful porters, stouts and ales. It’s all about quality over quantity at Casual Animal Brewing. Close up of wine and beer to enjoy at local breweries and wineriesFriendly staff serve up the small batch, hand crafted beers in the laid-back tap room. Housed in a former bicycle shop, Double Shift Brewing Company serves very approachable beers in their inviting tap room. Beer novices and aficionados will find a new favorite at the one-of-a-kind taproom at the Torn Label Brewing Company. While wine lovers can swing by Amigoni Urban Winery in the Stockyards District of the West Bottoms. Learn more about wine making, tasting and blending on one of the interesting tours. 

Discover many wonderful wineries in the surrounding towns. Just a 30 minute drive from Independence visit the Four Horses and a Day Winery in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. Pick up one of their picnic packs and enjoy live music on weekends. Stone Pillar Vineyard & Winery, also a 30 minute journey, offers a selection of award-winning wines, ciders and wine slushies. Reserve a private tour hosted by a wine educator or just drop by for a tasting during one of their Friday night concerts. It’s well worth the one hour drive to Arcadian Moon Winery & Brewery. The lakeside tasting room sits on 75 scenic acres. Relax on the large deck overlooking a big lake and sip wine and beer flights. After a stroll on the lovely grounds stay for a wood-fired rustic pizza and live music on the weekends.

The cool, crisp autumn air and brilliant fall colors calls for long romantic walks. This is the season to linger over a glass of wine or beer with your loved one. Discover the amazing breweries and wineries near Independence this fall. Book your autumn getaway at the luxurious Silver Heart Inn Bed and Breakfast. 


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