Wine tasting is a sensory experience. Visiting a winery or vineyard is not only about sampling the goods, it’s about the atmosphere, the tour and the experience. Visit one of the wineries listed below on your next outing.
Indian Island Winery, 18018 631st Ave, Janesville, MN (507-234-6222), is built on an old Native American campsite, once surrounded by water. The winery has a unique name inspired by unique history.
Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery, 1179 E. Pearl St., Kasota, MN (507-931-0089), whose name comes from a native Dakota Indian word meaning forest-enclosed, offering views of the Minnesota River.
Next Chapter Vineyard, 16945 320th St., New Prague, MN (615-756-2611), where wines are made using old-world techniques.