We are thrilled to announce that the winery we designed, Famosa Gardens, is now open for your enjoyment! You can also book your special event there and watch fireworks from nearby Disney. The Orlando Sentinel Growth Spotter hosted a VIP wine tasting last week and Keesee staff can report that the Island Grove fruit wines are simply divine! Pictured below from the left is Keesee VP of Architecture James A. Garritani, RA, Famosa Gardens owner George Chen, Keesee PM Jamie Lynn Muroski, and Growth Spotter editor Bob Moser. You can read the article here.
About Famosa Gardens: Organic, bio-dynamic and perma-culture farming has arrived in Kissimmee, Florida. Island Grove Wine Company at Formosa Gardens, located adjacent to Formosa Gardens Village and is Offering an impressive array of unique fruit wines, Island Grove Wine Company is an established wine producer in north central Florida. Island Grove is also the largest producer of organic blueberries in the state, with two farms located in Hawthorne and Arcadia, Florida. The new winery will feature fabulous wines from Island Grove, in addition to over 40 grape wines of international origin. Island Grove’s harvesting expertise, combined with our eco-friendly approach to the 13,000-square-foot winery construction, will make for some of the best quality wines and micro-brewery craft beers imaginable. Guests will enjoy seven acres of lush botanical gardens and a farm-to-glass experience. The facility will also house 3,000 square feet of meeting space, plus several acres of outdoor meeting and wedding venues. The fun-filled fruit farm and garden will be accessible to all ages, while the winery and micro-brewery will be for those over 21 years of age.
Project 360 fly around and details to come!
Here are a few photos from our recent walk through of a winery Keesee designed. It has come together splendidly and they are just completing the finishing touches now.
If you look closely, you can see a huge deck on the second floor that directly faces the fireworks from neighboring Disney. Grand opening and interior reveal coming soon! You can learn more here: https://www.formosawinery.com/