The Great Minnesota Bucket List: Luxurious Locales
Toast these relaxing getaways with a bottle of wine—no knapsacks, kid packs, or achy backs in sight.
Swirl, Smell, Sip, Repeat
St. Croix Vineyards
If If you think the finest grapes this side of the Atlantic are only in Napa Valley, think again. We have everything from award-winning reds to unique rhubarb and raspberry blends. These standouts left us thirsting for more.
Stop here first—it is, after all, the oldest winery in Minnesota and the first modern winery cooperative in the United States. 223 N. Main St., Stillwater, 651-430-1032
It doesn’t get more Minnesotan than rhubarb wine—decide for yourself whether it’s a taste better left for pie. 35295 Minnesota 64, Laporte, 218-224-3535
With more than 45 national honors under its belt, the Voyageur blend makes the trip worthwhile. 18200 Kirby Ave., Hastings, 651-437-1413
The vineyard’s century-old barn showcases decades’ worth of award-winning blends you’ll want to bring home to your wine rack. 6428 Manning Ave. N., Stillwater, 651-430-3310