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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.

Graves 601 Hotel

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.

NORTHERN VINEYARDS

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

FORESTEDGE

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

ALEXIS BAILLY

With more than 45 national honors under its belt, the Voyageur blend makes the trip worthwhile. 18200 Kirby Ave., Hastings, 651-437-1413

ST CROIX VINEYARDS

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



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