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Winery Solitaire

Winery is an open game with all 52 cards dealt at the beginning of play. Five cards are dealt to each of the ten tableaus and the remaining two cards to the cell spaces. The tableaus are built down by any alternating color, with only the top card of each being eligible for play. The cell spaces are eligible to play to the tableau or foundations at any time. The objective is to build the four foundations up by suit from Ace through to King.

Odds of winning: Very Low

Win about 1 in 7 games (15%).

Skill Level: Mostly Skill

Winning is mostly determined by skill. A small amount of luck is involved.

How to Play Winery

Game Objective

Move all cards to the four foundations.

Foundation Rules

  • There are four foundations.
  • An Ace may move to an empty foundation.
  • The foundations build up by the same suit.
  • For example the 3♠ may move onto the 2♠ and the 3♦ may move onto the 2♦. Starting with the 3♦ the following sequence can build on top 4♦ 5♦ 6♦ 7♦.

Cell Rules

  • There are two cells.
  • Any card may move to an empty cell space. A cell can hold only one card.
  • The top card is movable.

Tableau Rules

  • There are ten tableaus.
  • The tableaus build down by alternating colors.
  • For example the Q♠ may move onto the K♦ and the Q♥ may move onto the K♣. Starting with the Q♥ the following sequence can build on top J♠ 10♦ 9♣.
  • Any card may move to an empty tableau.
  • The top card is movable.

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