FAQs

Are reservations needed for wine tastings?

Reservations are not necessary, wine tastings are available during normal hours except during live music events.  Until further notice, during the COVID 19 crisis, groups larger than 8 need to call 48 hours ahead to determine if we can accommodate your group. Which may not be possible during peak times. We appreciate your understanding of this as we want to insure everyone has a wonderful experience during their visit to Cellar 426.

Do you allow customers to bring in outside food the the winery?

Cellar 426 offers various food options for you to enjoy with our wine, as a result we do not allow outside food or drink to be brought in or consumed in our indoor and outdoor areas. This includes cakes for birthdays, showers, etc. Please see the menu for our offerings. 

What is your donation policy?

We are pleased to support worthy causes through our donation policy, although we are not able to honor every request. Because of the overwhelming number of deserving requests we receive, we must limit our donations. We ask that organizations limit their requests to one (1) per year in order to help the greatest number of organizations. Please submit via email to wine@www.cellar426.com information on the event including where and when it will be held, how many attendees will be there, and how are donation may be used. All requests for donations must be received at least 30 days prior to the event. Submitting a request does not guarantee your event or organization will receive a donation. Cellar 426 Winery does not ship any wine or merchandise donations. These must be picked up at the Winery in Ashland.

Do you host weddings and/or wedding receptions at the winery?

Sorry, as we have chosen to focus on our wine and tasting room we do not do weddings or receptions at Cellar 426.

Do you have a private room to rent for special occasions?

Yes,The Skyline Room is a semi private gathering area. It is a great space for groups of 25 to 30. It is available to rent during our normal business hours for a minimum of 2 hours and is perfect for Bachelorette Parties, Birthday Parties, Group Tasting Events, Bridal Showers and more. The unique intimate area features its own tasting bar and an incredible view of the Lincoln Skyline in the distance. The entire winery is available for rent outside of normal hours. Call for pricing and give your event the special setting it deserves!

Do you have gift certificates?

Yes we have gift certificates in which you can get in any  denomination if you stop in to purchase or you can order by phone and we can mail it out to you. You can also order gift certificates online in select denominations by clicking here and we will mail them out.

Do you grow your own grapes?

Yes, we have 3 acres of vineyards on the winery property which produce grapes for our wines. We also work with several vineyards from southeastern Nebraska that provide us with the additional grapes we need to meet our production demands. Hundred Hills Hops & Vines in Prague grows Frontenac and Petite Pearl Grapes for Cellar 426 as well Edelwiess near Raymond.

Do you sell wine gift baskets?

Yes, we can make you a lovely gift basket of Cellar 426 wine and wine related items for that perfect gift. Call ahead so we can make you a unique and personal creation with the items of your choice.

Do you have outside seating?

Yes, we have a beautiful deck that overlooks the valley affording gorgeous views, glimpses of wildlife, and a great place to enjoy a glass of wine. We also have patio seating below the deck and by the barn for you to enjoy as well.

Do you ship your wines?

YES! Due to governmental regulations we can ship our wines to the following states:

Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, with special process shipping to Alabama and California.

Look for the shopping cart on our shop to order your favorite Cellar 426 Wines!

Can I find your wine in any retail locations?

Cellar 426 is slowly branching out to other retail locations.We have a few of our selections available at the following stores:

  • Elkhorn: Big Dog’s Beverage – 20310 Wirt Street
  • Fort Calhoun: Too Far North Tasting Room - 111 North 14th St.
  • Fremont: Hy-Vee – 840 East 23rd Street
  • Manley: Lofte Community Theatre – 15841 Manley Road
  • Omaha:
    • HyVee – 180th and Pacific Street
    • HyVee – 180th and Q Street
    • HyVee – 7910 Cass St.
    • HyVee - 14591 Stony Brook Blvd.
    • BIG Meats – 4867 South 137th St.
  • Lincoln:
    • HyVee 84th & Holdredge Street
  • Plattsmouth: HyVee - 16418 Westside Drive
  • Wahoo: Corner Market

We’ll be slowly adding a few select locations in the state as we determine the best spots for our wines. If you have a favorite location you’d like to see Cellar 426 Wines carried at let your store know you want Cellar 426 Wines!

What else is there to do in the Ashland Area?

Here are some links to area attractions:

Mahoney State Park

Nebraska State Parks

Strategic Air Command Museum

Historic Ashland

Wildlife Safari Park

Looking for a unique place to spend the night? Upscale glamping available just 5 miles away!  Visit Kimberly Creek Retreat 

Can I bring my dog to Cellar 426?

Dogs are welcome in our grass areas as long as they are on a leash and they are picked up after. Please understand, only service dogs are allowed inside the winery or on the winery deck, which is an extension of our facility. If your dog does cause an issue for other customers, we may ask you to keep it in your vehicle or ask you to leave. Thanks for understanding this policy.

Do you offer group tours of the winery facility?

Tours are not available at this time due to COVID-19. In the future we hope to offers tours again. For future reference - Group tours are available for groups of 8 or more during normal hours with one week advanced notice. We also can customize a tour package for your group to include a tasting or  a  take-home glass or both. Special arrangements can be made for tour & tasting package at other times with a minimum of 15 people.

We stopped out around 5 and had some great wine and a bunch of laughs. Great view and really enjoyed the help we received! We planned to stop and have a glass or two and ended up leaving with 3 cases of wine! Will go again for sure!

- Jake S.