Wine not get away for a day? Join Brendan from altSTATES for an exciting trip to two Eastern Iowa wineries! This tour includes transportation from the Quad Cities, lunch, a winery tour, tastings, and a special gift! 

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Tour highlights:

  • Get a behind-the-scenes tour from the owners of Ardon Creek Winery in Letts, IA, before enjoying wine tastings, a box lunch, and good conversation
  • Then, head to the beautiful and historic Buchanan House Winery  for a short tour and more wine tastings before heading back to the Quad Cities

Brief schedule:

  • Tour pickup at 10:30 a.m. at the west side of the North Davenport Walmart parking lot (5811 Elmore Avenue). Look for Brendan and our van, Travis!
  • Lunch, tour, and tasting at Ardon Creek Winery
  • Wine tasting at Buchanan House Winery
  • Drop-off around around 5 p.m.


10 people. Lots of memories.

We limit the size of our excursions to make them more like road trips than bus tours.


Tour includes:

  • Transportation in our van
  • All related tour and tasting fees
  • Boxed lunch from Waterfront Deli (we'll take your order after you book!)
  • Commentary from your guide
  • Bottled water, light snacks, and wi-fi in the van

Intensity level: Low (less than one mile of walking involved)

Additional information:

  • All guests must sign a waiver and release of liability before embarking. Guests must be at least 21 years of age to participate in this tour. Please bring a photo I.D.
  • If you have any questions, you can contact us at or 563-265-3191.


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Brendan: tour guide, van driver, email responder, etc.

If you have a larger group, consider booking us for private tour! We can run this same tour or some fun variations for your group on any day of the week.

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