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WINERIES

Get your sip on in Minnesota wine country.

Minnesota soil is rich and plentiful, helping us grow some of the world’s best cold climate grapes. Discover the wineries that continue filling our glasses with award-winning whites, reds and blends.

Alexis Bailly Vineyard

A household name in the Minnesota wine world, Alexis Bailly pioneered winemaking by planting the state’s first vineyard in 1973.


Buffalo Rock Winery

Proudly owned and operated as a one-woman venture, this vineyard and winery is located about 45 minutes northwest of the Twin Cities.


Cannon River Winery

Visit Cannon River Winery nearly year-round for a taste of two dozen wines that span from blush to sparkling and dry to sweet.


Falconer Vineyards

Take a daytrip to Red Wing, nestled along the bluff valleys about an hour southeast of the Twin Cities, and fill your glass with a taste of Minnesota.


Northern Vineyards Winery

In the eastern suburb of Stillwater you’ll find Northern Vineyards Winery, the first wine co-op in the United States.


Parley Lake Winery

After you’re greeted by The Goddess of Grapes—a seven-foot bronze statue made by co-owner Deb Zeller—enter Parley Lake Winery for a feast of the senses.


Saint Croix Vineyards

A short drive toward the suburb of Stillwater is Saint Croix Vineyards and its refurbished red barn-turned-winery.


Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery

Southwest of the Twin Cities near the wine-centric town of Waconia is Minnesota’s first winery and brewery, fit for those with a penchant for grapes or hops (or both).


Sovereign Estate Wine

Another of Waconia's winery gems is Sovereign Estate, whose bustling tasting room opens up onto a beautiful paved patio and veranda.


Vineyard at Chateau St. Croix in Taylors Falls.

Taylors Falls Winery Tour

With incredible natural views, a sculpture park and three scenic wineries, there's almost too much fun to be had on a day trip to Taylors Falls.


Two Rivers Vineyard & Winery

Only a 30 minute drive northwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul stands between you and a glass of this winery's award-winning wine.


Urban Forage Winery & Cider House

Built on a unique crowdsourcing platform is Urban Forage, a winery and cidery that creates natural hard cider, honey mead and fruit wines using ingredients obtained from the community.


Outdoor table with wine glasses in front of vineyards and lake at The Winery at Sovereign State in Waconia

Waconia Winery Tour

On the Waconia winery tour, half the fun is getting there with stops in small towns and natural outlooks. And the three local wineries don't hurt either.


Warehouse Winery

Part winery, part event center, Warehouse Winery is cleverly tucked away southwest of Uptown Minneapolis.


Wild Mountain Winery

The Saint Croix River Valley has bragging rights to some of the best landscapes in northern Minnesota, including the Wild Mountain Winery property.


WineHaven Winery & Vineyard

Situated among three lakes about 45 minutes northeast of the Twin Cities is, arguably, one of the most beautiful wineries and vineyards in the state.


Rows of grape vines at a winery | winery day trips

Winery Day Trips to Take this Fall

Take a day trip one of five locations just outside the Twin Cities metro area to sample Minnesota-made wine and enjoy local attractions along the way.



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