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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the Tasting Room hours?

Friday, Saturday, Sunday - 12pm-6pm

Announcements for closures will appear on social media.

What is there to do at Fossil Stone Farms?

We are offering wines by the bottle to enjoy on the winery grounds, in the vineyard or to take home. We also offer our guests the option of wine by the glass and guided wine tastings. We have a serene setting to enjoy with good company.

 

Do we need to make reservations?

We do not take reservations. There is limited space in the winery and in the patio area but if you are coming with a larger group, you are welcome to call ahead on the day of. You are welcome to bring chairs, pop-up tents, umbrellas and/or blankets to make yourselves comfortable in the vineyard.

Do we sell food?

We have small charcuterie boxes available for purchase.  Guests are allowed to bring food to enjoy as well. We encourage small bites that go great with our wines, like cheese, crackers and fruit.  We offer beer, hard seltzer, water and a variety of non -alcoholic beverages for sale. 

Do we sell merchandise?

We have tshirts, hats, 1/4 zips, crewnecks and glassware available for purchase.

What should I wear to the vineyard?

This is a working farm so we suggest comfortable clothes and well structured shoes. It can get windy at times, and cooler as the sun goes down so jackets or sweaters are recommended.

Are dogs permitted?

We are all dog lovers and love seeing your dogs enjoy the winery and vineyard with you. Please keep in mind that your dog needs to be leashed and must remain with their dog parent during their time at the farm. And of course please be sure to clean up after your pup.

 

What should we bring when we visit?

Bring snacks, pop-up tents, umbrellas, folding chairs and blankets for your comfort.  Please be sure to bring a water bowl for your dog. We can offer tap water for their bowls.  Outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted at any time.

Are children permitted to come to the winery?

Yes,  as long as there is a responsible adult capable of parenting them as this is a working farm and areas of the property are not accessible to guests.

How long can we stay?

Feel free to sit, relax and enjoy the day with us! Just keep in mind that in cases of inclement weather, we cannot offer much of indoor space to large groups or guests that cannot be accommodated at a table.  Please also know that we cannot open any bottles starting 45 minutes prior to closing. You can take any unfinished bottles home however and can purchase bottles for home up until closing time. We will re-cork any bottles to take home. The grounds and patio must be vacated at or before closing time.

Can we say hello to the horses?

Our horses are for enjoying at a distance. They are all friendly and privately owned so please respect their space.

What kind of events do you host? 

We will host any of kind of event you can think of, from weddings, showers, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, retirement parties, and so on. Call us for details, we customize plans for most of our events since each one is unique.

 

Still have questions?

Give us a call at 417-849-6662.

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