Founded in 1992, Saint Croix Vineyards has grown to become one of Minnesota’s largest and best known wineries. Stop out and try their wines, and take a stroll in the picturesque vineyards. Their rustic tasting room in a restored century-old barn is open each year from mid-April to December 31st and is located just west of Stillwater.
*You are also welcome to pack a picnic lunch and enjoy it at one of their picnic tables that overlook a quiet pond.During you visit, be sure to try their famous Raspberry Infusion, which the Star Tribune called, “…a decadent dessert wine that begs to be served with chocolate”. They offer complimentary wine tastings during their open tasting room hours!
Public tours are held at 1:00pm every Saturday from April 18th to December 5th. These are FREE to the public and no reservations are required or accepted. Tours last approximately 40 minutes and offer a behind-the-scenes look at the vineyards and the winery.
Private tours are the perfect event for company or social outings and for special occasions. For a more personalized experience, schedule a private tour! They offer a behind-the-scenes look at the vineyards and wine production facilities. Highlights include bulk wine aging in their cooler, the fermention room and laboratory, barrel aging, and their automated bottling line. Tours start with a glass of wine for the tour, and are finished by a tasting of wines complimented with cheese, crackers and fruit. Tours are offered by appointment only and can be scheduled from mid-April to December 31st. However, they do not offer private tours on Saturdays and Sundays during the months of September and October. They also request that you book your tour at least 2 weeks in advance.
There is a flat rate of $150 for one to ten people; each additional person is charged $15. A $150 deposit is also required to hold your time and date.
For More Information, Please Visit www.scvwines.com