Refreshments Ahead 2023 Passport Tour

When it’s time to wet the old whistle, these places offer every thirst-quencher you can imagine. And maybe some you can’t.

Refreshments Ahead is one of 10 tours on the 2023 Passport program. Visit for more information on the tours!

Three Brothers Vineyard and Winery

812 Lincoln St




Mon-Wed, by appt 3-5p.m.; Thurs-Fri 1-6p.m.; Sat 1-7p.m.; Sun 1-5p.m.

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Named in honor of three Wach brothers who began their life journeys in rural southwestern Nebraska in the late 1880s, this stop shares their pioneering spirit and love of tradition. Visitors can take a tour of the vineyard, chat with the winemaker, relax in the tasting room or enjoy scenic vistas from the patio.

three brothers winery

First Street Brewing Co.

119 N Saint Joseph Ave




Tues-Fri 4-9p.m.; Sat 12-9p.m.; Sun 2-6p.m.

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First Street Brewing Co. welcomes you to historic downtown Hastings. Sample, sip and take locally made beer, kombucha and cold brew coffee home with you.

1st street brewing

Mac's Creek Winery & Brewery

43315 Rd 757




Mon-Thurs 12-7p.m.; Fri 12-9p.m.; Sat 12-7p.m.; Sun 12-5p.m.

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Mac’s Creek offers the best of regionally grown and Nebraska produced wines, hard ciders and craft beers. This family business is committed to sustainable craftsmanship in their vineyards, production and community.

macs creek

Niobrara Valley Vineyards LLC

90256 State Spur 16F




Mon-Tues by appt 1-5p.m.; Wed-Sun 2-7p.m.

Located in the picturesque Sandhills, Niobrara Valley Vineyards is an island of grapes in an ocean of grass. They specialize in handcrafted, award-winning wines all located on a working cattle ranch.

niobrara valley vineyard

Hay Jay Coffee

1416 N Saddle Creek Rd




Mon-Fri 6a.m.-2p.m.; Sat-Sun 7:30a.m.-2p.m.

Hay Jay Coffee is a small drive-through coffee shop with outdoor patio seating and convenient walk up window. This stop features roasted coffee from Hardy, a local Omaha roaster, and special treats from Sweet Magnolia's bakery.

hay jay coffee

Diana's Tea Shop And Room

134 N Washington St




Tues-Sat 10a.m.-6p.m.

Diana's Tea Shop and Room is a cozy tea shop where you can sit and relax with a good cup of tea. You can purchase more than 100 teas as a drink or as loose leaf tea.

dianas tea shop

Sam & Louie's NYP home of Boss City Brewing Co.

824 10th Ave




Mon-Thurs 11:00a.m.-8:00p.m.; Fri-Sat 11a.m.-9:00p.m.

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Boss City Brewing gets its name from the rough past of Sidney when, in the late 1800s, it was considered the toughest town on the tracks. The brewery is inside Sam & Louie’s New York-style pizzeria and Italian restaurant. Come in and enjoy a handcrafted beer with a delicious pizza or classic pasta dish.

sam and louies brewing