Nebraska is a relative newcomer to the winemaking scene with Nebraska’s oldest existing winery established in 1994. Nebraska’s severe weather makes native American varieties and French-American hybrids the grapes of choice, but several wineries also produce quality Vitis vinifera varietals. Approximately half of Nebraska’s wineries are clustered in the eastern part of the state near Omaha and Lincoln.Scroll down to find Nebraska’s best wineries. The “Highest Visitor Ratings” section lists Nebraska wineries that have received visitors’ highest ratings for service, views, and wine quality. The “Highest Wine Critic Ratings” section lists the producers of Nebraska’s best wines based on awards won at international wine competitions.The “All Nebraska Wineries” section contains a comprehensive, and continuously updated, list of Nebraska wineries. Click “map view” to access the advanced winery search to find wineries that provide vineyard lodging, have food available to complement their wines, host vineyard weddings, or produce wines from organic grapes. We make it easy to find the best wine tour and tasting destinations in Nebraska wine country.