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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost for wine tastings? Do I need to make a reservation?

Wine tastings are complimentary and conducted on a walk-in basis. We request that you make a reservation for groups of 8 or more people. Cost for a group tasting is $10 per person and each member of your group gets a logo glass to keep!

Do you host private events?

Yes! We host parties such as bachelorette parties, bridal showers, and birthday parties often in our wine garden. The lower-level of the winery is now available for rental as an event space. Check out the "Book Your Event" tab for details!

Do you do tours showing the wine making process?

We are not currently conducting tours but stay tuned! They are coming in the future!

What hours/days are you open?

The tasting room is open every day except major holidays (Christmas, Easter, New Year’s Day). Hours are M-F 10-6, Sat 10-7, Sun 11-6. Winter hours (Jan-Feb) are 11-5 Sunday-Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11-6.

Where can I purchase your wines?

Pirtle wines can be purchased online, in our tasting room and at various retailers in KS and MO. See the “Retailers” tab for details.

Can I bring snacks and drinks to enjoy in the wine garden?

You are welcome to bring snacks to enjoy with your wine in the wine garden. You may also bring sodas & water for any non wine-drinkers in your group. Other alcoholic beverages are not permitted. We also have picnic baskets with bread, cheese, sausage, fruit, and mustard available for purchase in the tasting room as well as sodas and bottled water.

Can you ship wine to my state? What are the shipping costs?

We ship our wines to individuals via UPS. Due to state laws, there are some states that are prohibited. These states change frequently. As of March 2014, no shipping is allowed to AL, AR, DE, KY, MA, MS, OK, PA, SD, and UT. Additionally, we cannot ship to APO/FPO addresses or outside the continental United States. Cost of shipping varies according to the specific address and weight of the package. 

Do you have barrels/corks/labels for sale?

We do not have barrels, corks, or labels for sale at this time. 

Do you offer any discounts on your wines?

Yes! When ordering from our website, we offer free shipping on orders of $150 or more. Enter discount code SHIP150 at checkout. In our tasting room, we offer half and full case discounts. 

Do your wines contain sulfites?

Yes, our wines contain sulfites. Sulfites are a natural by-product of the fermentation process.

Can I bring my kids to the winery? Can my teenaged child taste wines with my permission?

Children are not prohibited from coming to the winery, however, we do not have any kid-centered activities, and it is not a safe environment for a very young child unsupervised. Please use your own discretion as to what your own child can handle when deciding whether or not to bring the kids along. We cannot pour wines for minors due to state and federal laws.

Are your wines/meads gluten-free?

All Pirtle wines and meads are gluten-free. Additionally, our wines are vegan; they contain no animal products such as gelatin.

Is your tasting room handicapped accessible?

Our tasting room is located in the upper level of a former German Lutheran Church that was built in 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Due to the historic nature of the building handicapped access to the main tasting area is limited. However, we also have a tasting area in our recently-renovated lower level that may be more accessible to our handicapped guests. Please call the winery at 816.640.5728 in advance of your visit so that we can make accommodations.