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Tongue River Winery

99 Morning Star Ln, Miles City, MT 59301-9102
+1 406-853-1028
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Best. Wine. Tasting. Ever.

We called this winery after finding them on TripAdvisor. The owners met us there after dinner and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
cheerslady
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Spicer, Minnesota
Great Stop off I-94

Not to difficult to find.. they have signs leading the way.. only tried the reds.. they were good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike M
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Lebanon, Missouri
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Tongue River Winery, established in 2010, with a 3-acre vineyard and orchard has the only commercial vineyard in the eastern 3/4 of Montana. The Vineyard grows several exotic fruits, and the winery crafts numerous award winning wines from hardy northern grapes and other fruits. Open year round, the winery offers free wine tastings for adults and has bottled water, pop and wine for sale. Tours and visits with the winemakers are generally available.
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“wine tasting” (4 reviews)
“tasting room” (5 reviews)
“grapes grown” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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99 Morning Star Ln, Miles City, MT 59301-9102
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We called this winery after finding them on TripAdvisor. The owners met us there after dinner and gave us an impromptu private tasting! Tom & his wife, Marilyn, sat a the table with us and went thru some of their whites and then some of...More

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Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It's always a pleasure to meet new friends and share with them the wines we love. We try to be available at the convenience of our customers. You give us a break from our many tasks, and time to reflect on the joy of sharing...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not to difficult to find.. they have signs leading the way.. only tried the reds.. they were good.. they have a good selection of wine at this small winery.. a nice sized tasting room..The owners are there.. nice friendly people.. Highly Recommend

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Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you stopped in! We're always glad to have new visitors, and we're glad to drop what we're doing and spend time with customers. Come see us again!

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Tom and the summer intern where busy in the vineyard when we arrived. They stopped and came over to greet us. His wife also greeted us and was very nice. We are Harvest Host members on our way through Big Sky Country and needed a...More

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Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

You are very welcome! The only mistake you made was calling me Tom! It's actually Bob. I agree, we had some great conversation, and enjoyed some good wine together. We're always happy to take time off from our busy vineyard and winery work to meet...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Your first impressions are on the winery hosts and associates that run this somewhat hard to find winery. Your GPS will get you there and then the reward of great tasting wine, and the great accommodating staff. White Raspberry wine, Sand Cherry wine, Rhubarb wine...More

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Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thanks for your kind words, Ron. Actually, our son Josh is now our head vintner, but I was his teacher. And you're right: we want to do it right and help the fruit offer the best possible expression of nuances of flavor and aroma that...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We arrived at the winery on a rainy afternoon and found it empty. Since there was a sign referring us to phone numbers (and other reviews advised to do so), we gave Bob a call and he showed up just a minute later. Not only...More

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Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Sorry about the bumpy road! It's time to call our friendly sand and gravel people and have them redo it. We're always glad to drop what we're doing and hobnob with new friends as they try our wine. It's genuinely fun for us to help...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Go in to sample some wines. There is three phone numbers to call if you want to do a tasting. Call one and someone comes quick. They let you sample a lot of wines (smaller portion). Very nice staff who gave us a lot of...More

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Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

We probably make more varieties of wine than 99% of the wineries out there and we like to give people a chance to experience the wide variety of possible flavors. We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We got into town late evening after long day of travel. Saw this winery as a place to visit and gave them a call to check hours. They were gracious enough to open for a quick visit including tasting. Wonderful story how the winery started....More

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TongueRiverWinery, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Products are always more interesting when you know some of the back story! Since we're a small family run business, we spend most of our time growing and producing wines. The downside is that you might need to call us when you arrive. The upside...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

My wife and I stopped here to explore. We were amazed! The wines you will taste are like no other, and the whole experience was wonderful. We will be back for sure. Don't miss this place! Bob has a special way of describing the wines...More

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Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

We DO have an unusual assortment of wines and like to see the faces of our customers as they tease out the aromas and flavors. We're glad we had a lovely selection for you to enjoy, and DO come back or visit us online. Best...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stop in and see Bob, Marilyn and Josh for a great tour of their beautiful vinyard and winery. Delicous wines made mostly with fruits and grapes grown on their gorgeous acreage by the Tongue River in Miles City.

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Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Thanks, Mandi....you were our first retail partner, and proclaimed from the start that we'd be a success. We owe some of our spirit to you and your Buy Monana store in Miles City. Thanks for believing in us!

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This winery is the cutest! The father and son duo have poured their hearts and souls into this winery and they are passionate about what they do. We tried mostly sweet-fruit wines and they were all delicious. We walked away with four bottles to share...More

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Bob T, Owner at Tongue River Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Sorry I didn't respond sooner, Casey. We've been so busy the last couple of months "pouring our hearts and souls" (to use your words!) into this fall's wine production, and sometimes actually pouring a little wine into ourselves! We hope Mother Nature will be kinder...More

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