Discovering Central Florida Wineries

Discovering Central Florida Wineries

Visiting Central Florida wineries should be on everyone’s list when exploring the area. Read on to learn more about one of our favorites!

 

Central Florida Wineries

What comes to mind when you think of Central Florida? Probably theme parks or maybe going on some outdoor adventures with your kids? We can guarantee that what did not come to mind were Central Florida wineries. Well, we think that needs to change!

 

True Blue Winery

One of our favorite vineyards in Florida is True Blue Winery. Located in Davenport, it is a charming and delightful winery and bistro that my friend MaryAnn and I found after the hot air balloon ride we’d had that morning. As you drive up to Polk County’s first and only winery, you can see the rows and rows of blueberries. During blueberry season (March-May) you can pick your own berries, and the site is often used for private parties and weddings.

 

True Blue Winery is one of many central florida wineries

True Blue Winery

True Blue Winery is one of the vineyards in florida

True Blue Winery entrance

 

The bistro has both indoor and outdoor seating, and it’s all decorated so beautifully. They serve steaks, sandwiches, salads, of course cheeses. Their specialty, however, is brick oven pizza. Since we got there just as the winery opened, it wasn’t quite fired up yet. 🙁 But it’s ok, because the real reason MaryAnn and I went was to sample the wine!

 

inside True Blue Winery

Inside True Blue Winery

the bar at True Blue Winery

The bar at True Blue Winery

 

brick oven for pizza at True Blue Winery

Look at that brick oven!

 

Wine Tasting In Central Florida

For $10 we were given 9 samples and a wine glass to try them in (which we got to keep). The samples included blueberry wines made at the winery and some others, like peach and cranberry, that were brought in. The only one I didn’t really like was the peach, but I’m just not a fan of peach flavored things.

 

True Blue Winery wine glass

Our wine glass that we got to keep

sample wines at Blue Winery

Wine tasting

 

We enjoyed the outside patio for a bit but then we went back inside to try the homemade ice cream and to check out the small gift shop area where you can find cute wine-themed knickknacks and decorations. And bottles of wine. Don’t forget to buy a bottle of wine! 😉

 

True Blue Winery patio

The patio is a lovely place to sit and relax with a glass of wine

True Blue Winery homemade ice cream

Mint chocolate chip!

True Blue Winery gift shop

True Blue Winery gift shop

 

Final Thoughts On Central Florida Wineries

We love finding wineries in unexpected places (kind of like when we found hundreds of wineries in Iowa!). There’s a lot more to Central Florida than people think, and wineries are among some of the attractions that we personally would love to explore more of. We found this Florida winery map, which we plan on using A LOT.

 

During our visit to True Blue Winery, we really liked it because of it’s simple elegance. We were treated like family from the second we stepped foot inside and loved the casual atmosphere. We definitely recommend stopping in to see them, or any of the wineries in Central Florida.

 

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Have you been to any Central Florida wineries? We’d love to read about it in the comments below! 🙂

 

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