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Grape U-Pick orchards in Madison area of Wisconsin in 2024, by county

Below are the U-Pick orchards for grapes that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have grapes orchards that are open to the public. If you know of any others, please tell us using the add a farm form!

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! If I cannot reach them, I DON'T GO!

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Dane County

  • Door Creek Orchard - Uses integrated pest management practices, apples, Seedless table grapes, table grapes (with seeds), Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area you may bring your own food
    3252 Vilas Road, Cottage Grove, WI 53527. Phone: (608) 838-4762. Email: Open: Please check our website or Facebook page for our current hours and fruit availability. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard.
    Door Creek Orchard Facebook page. . . Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. We use integrated pest management practices. Tom and Gretchen Griffith of, LLC grow over 80 varieties of apples, modern and heirloom. All crops are grown with loving care and the absolute minimum of chemicals. (UPDATED: July 22, 2019)
    Comments from a visitor on October 03, 2009: "LOVE IT"
  • Mitchell Vineyard - Uses integrated pest management practices, grapes, porta-potties are available, picnic area, weddings and wedding parties
    4252 Sunny Ridge Rd, Oregon, WI 53575. Phone: 608-225-9210. Email: Open: GRAPE PICKING HOURS IN 2012 Tuesday 1 pm to 5:00 Saturday 11 am to 4 Sunday 12 pm to 4. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
    Mitchell Vineyard Facebook page. . Grapes: Open early September through middle of October, depending on seasonal differences in the ripening of grapes;. We use integrated pest management practices. We provide the free use of crusher/destemmers and wine presses for processing picked grapes. We also provide winemaking recipes, clippers to use and bucket to pick grapes in. Please bring your own containers to take large amounts of grapes with you. We can also help you bring your grapes to your vehicle. Winemaking and jam recipes are free for the taking. In addition, the vineyard carries basic winemaking equipment and supplies, including carboys, yeast, nutrients, acids, and most other commonly used ingredients.
  • Obervitis Vinyard - No pesticides are used, grapes,
    7849 Sagebrush Trail, Middleton, WI 53562. Phone: 608 836-3370. Email: Open: By reservation; call or email. Directions: call for directions 608 836-3370. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . Merechal Foch grapes for winemaking; Ready early to mid September; You pick at your convenience - make a reservation; Limited quantity. We do not use pesticides on the crops.

Richland County

  • Sunset Orchard - grapes, pumpkins
    23770 Hustler\'s Ridge Dr, Richland Center, WI . Phone: 608-647-4038. Open: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, Closed Saturday and Sunday. Click here for a map and directions. . September through end of year. Apples, apple cider, two apple syrups, maple syrup, honey, hot pepper butter, pumpkins. Pick your own grapes, raspberries and cherries in season. No pick-your-own apples. does not have pick-your-own cherries. However, you can still buy fresh cherries. offers pick-your-own grapes.

Sauk County

  • Lazy Patch Farm - Grapes, apples, raspberries and strawberries in season.
    33351 Hwy 154, Hillpoint, WI . Phone: 608-585-2240. Open: Yelp reports they are closed - Not offering pick-your-own strawberries in 2014; come see us next May 2015 when we will likely be open Saturday and Sunday 1 to 6 pm until mid-October depending on supply. Click here for a map and directions. .


Types of Grapesgrapes

There are  several; types of grapes:

Grape picking tips

  • Pick ripe: Grapes do not ripen after they are picked
  • Appearance: Look for heavy, firm grapes
  • To harvest grapes, carefully cut the grape clusters from the vine using pruning shears. Be careful not to bruise or damage the fruit or the surrounding vines.

Grape recipes, canning, jelly making juice, etcFill the jars and put the lid and rings on



Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)