The idea behind Red Caboose Winery started with a concept in the mind of Owner Gary McKibben. He wanted to combine the Old World traditions of winemaking with new sustainable practices, working hand in hand with nature while creating irreducible infusions. McKibben continues to experiment with flavors at the new distillery under the same name and has even moved to craft beer.
The name comes from the Red Caboose that McKibben purchased and moved to the property in 2003. In 2005, the first bottle of wine was created, the Meridian winery opened in 2007 and the rest is history.