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The Winery


Bunker's Mill Winery

In the 1830s, Isaac Bunker and his sons moved to this area and built three mills on the banks of Whetstone Creek - a grist mill, a lumber mill and a carding mill (for which the Village of Cardington is named). These three mills began the Community that has become present day Cardington, Ohio, and it is in honor and memory of Mr. Bunker that we gave our Winery his name.

The winery building itself is one of the many buildings rebuilt after the 1981 tornado tore through the Village. Prior to the tornado, this was the location of the casket shop and Funeral Home. After rebuilding, this building has housed a hardware store, a doctor's office, a church, a daycare center and finally, a Community Theater just prior to Winemaker Jerry and Winery Manager Rick coming in to turn the building into the current Bunker's Mill Winery.


The Areas of and Seating in the Winery 


The Tasting Room

Seating is available in the Tasting Room. Place your order at the Live Edge Wine Bar, constructed from locally milled live-edge walnut and fronted with Cardington Barn Wood. Sit at one of the tables in our Tasting Room or watch the world go by at our Window Seats facing Cardington's Main intersection of Main Street and Marion Street.

The Mill Room

When not rented for Group Parties, seating is available in our Mill Room. The Mill Room is available for Group Rentals. Set up for Free WiFi, the room is a great option for private group or even business meetings. There is even a Projection Wall available for groups needing to throw a presentation up on a screen. (Ask us about availability and rental details.)


The Gift Shop

Our Gift Shops just behind the Wine Bar and is filled with locally crafted items as well as quirky (snarky) wine related items. We're Sure To Have The PERFECT Gift You're Looking For This Year!.



The Back Patio
Wonderful seating overlooking the tree-lined banks of the Whetstone Creek. Enjoy the wonderful weather and fresh air out on our Patio. In cooler weather, we do have a Patio Heater that will be in use to extend outdoor seating for our guests. Due to the unpredictability of Nature and the Weather, the Patio cannot be reserved for groups.

The Front Patio 

Enjoy your wine right on Main Street Cardington. Spend time watching the people under sun shades. Due to the unpredictability of Nature and the Weather, the Patio cannot be reserved for groups.

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Bunker's Mill Winery is committed to enriching and improving the Community around us.
We are members of Cardington Community Improvement Corporation, Friends of Cardington Harvest Hosts the Morrow County Chamber of Commerce. the Central Ohio Wine Country, the Ohio Wine Producers Association and Wine America.

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