The Arkansas Wine Country and Winthrop Rockefeller Institute are great destinations for cooking and wine aficionados.
Thousands of visitors stop to savor Arkansas’s award-winning wines, tour its wineries and soak up the history of Arkansas Wine Country each year. Arkansas is the oldest and largest grape juice and wine producing state in the southern United States.
From Mt. Magazine, take Ark. 309 south, Ark. 10 east, Ark. 27 east, and then Ark. 7 to Ark. 154 to Petit Jean Mountain and Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.
The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute in the central part of The Natural State entertains and educates with food in a classroom designed specifically for culinary arts. The Saturday Chef’s Series is a one-day, hands-on class for recreational cooks. Chef-On-Call is a special session of the one-day class that can be scheduled for organized groups. The classes at the Institute are very popular, as is this facility for its amenities and proximity to Petit Jean State Park.