Ackerman Winery: Taste the History

Iowa’s oldest winery, Ackerman Winery has been handcrafting fruit and grape wines in the Amana Colonies since 1956.

Visit Us

Upcoming Events

event image


Sun, Apr 28, 2024

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Ackerman Winery

event image


Fri, May 3, 2024

10:00 a.m. to

Ackerman Winery

event image

SPRING FUNfest at Ackerman

Sat, May 4, 2024

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Ackerman Winery

Explore Our Wines

About Us

Ackerman Winery is proud to have the distinct honor of being the oldest operating winery in the state of Iowa. It all started in the basement of the South Amana home of Harry and Louisa Ackerman in 1956. They produced one hundred gallons each of Concord Grape and Rhubarb.

In 1974, their son Les Ackerman, along with his wife Linda, took over operations and carried on the wine-making tradition for over 40 years – producing 15,000+ gallons of wine annually and expanding the wine list from two to over twenty different styles of wine.

Harry & Louisa

Get Our Wines