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7 Wineries to Visit Near the Chisago Lakes in Minnesota

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7 Wineries You Must Visit near Chisago Lakes Area in MinnesotaHave you spent a day touring and tasting the wineries, vineyards, and orchards of the St. Croix Valley? This fall is the perfect time to come to our Bed and Breakfast in the Chisago Lakes Area of Minnesota to enjoy a little wine tasting and fall harvest activities.

The St. Croix River Valley is exceptionally beautiful during fall. The complex aromas of winemaking permeate the air, mingling gently with the sweet smells of Honeycrisp apples and the earthy scents of fall.  Fall in the Chisago Lakes area is a veritable feast for the senses. For you, it begins right here at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast. Book your room today!

A Perfect Fall Day at these 7 Wineries of Chisago Lakes

Harvest is already in full swing at farms, vineyards, and orchards around the St. Croix River Valley. Fresh produce like apples, vegetables, and pumpkins are plentiful. Delicious fruit pies are piping hot and fresh out of the oven. New vintages of wine are in process, while older vintages are being opened and tasted for the first time. This is fall in the Chisago Lakes area.

There are multiple local wineries in the Chisago Lakes Area, and this fall is the perfect chance to let your tastebuds take the lead. Enjoy the colors of fall in local vineyards while you sip your favorite local wine, and celebrate another productive harvest season with us. Partake in some delicious wine tasting this fall at one of these 5 wineries in the Chisago Lakes Area:

  1. Winehaven Winery was the first estate wine in Chisago County and is a cornerstone of Minnesota’s wine production.
  2. Dancing Dragonfly Winery was named the cold climate winery of the year for 2019 and has won quite a few awards for their delicious wines.
  3. Wild Mountain Winery is located at one of the highest points in the Chisago Lakes area and offers great views of the valley below. Their tasting room is open year-round.
  4. Chateau St. Croix Winery has a fantastic fall harvest celebration on September 21 & 22.
  5. North Folk Winery offers guests a tantalizing timber-framed tasting room and pours from their unique and delicious wines.
  6. Northern Vineyards Winery is one of the oldest in Minnesota and offers beautiful views from its tasting room.
  7. St. Croix Vineyards has been making delicious wines for 27 years.  It’s a great place to take a wine tour, enjoy a picnic, or sample their delicious wines in their rustic barn.

7 Wineries you Must Visit Near Chisago Lakes MinnesotaMore Fall Fun at Orchards & Gardens

While wine tasting is a delightful way to spend your fall getaway to our Bed and Breakfast, there’s much more to see and do!  Stop in at Pleasant Valley Orchard for even more fall fun!

Apple season at the orchard has just begun, and their gift shop has a delightful array of pumpkins, bakery goods such has classic apple pie and hand-dipped caramel apples, and other gifts. The orchard also offers traditional orchard activities including farm animals, kids corn box, nature trail, picnic area, hayrides and more. It’s a perfect way to spend a fall afternoon near Center City.

Best Lodging Near the Chisago Lakes

Beyond tasting delicious regional wines, there’s plenty to do around the Chisago Lakes Area. Get outside and relish the gorgeous hues of fall. Take a hike, a bike ride, or a scenic drive around the area, and discover some of the best Minnesota Fall Colors around.

Savor the flavors of the St. Croix River Valley each morning at our made-from-scratch gourmet breakfasts, and each evening with complimentary Winehaven wines or a special ordered cheese tray from Eichten’s local Cheese ShopBook your stay with us today, and start planning your fall getaway to our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast.