Countryside Winery Tour
Sit back, relax and allow our knowledgeable tour guide to take you to Minnesota's best wineries right outside of the Twin Cities! Join us as we start the tour on our coach bus learning about the mysteries of wine and the wondrous tales of the countryside. The first winery we will visit is Sovereign Estate that is nestled along the banks of Lake Waconia. Here you can savor Taste Twin Cities favorite Cabernet Franc wine with a variety of other wines and nosh on food. At this stop you will have time to purchase lunch to enjoy with your favorite glass of wine.
We will then travel to Parley Lake Winery located in Waconia. Time will be available to enjoy a glass of wine on the outdoor patio overlooking their family owned apple orchard and visit the petting zoo. Included in Parley's wine collection is the winner of the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Brianna Breeze.
We'll finish the afternoon at one of Minnesota's newest wineries, Schram Vineyards. You will be one of the first winos to enjoy another local Minnesota winery. The Vineyard was planted in 2008 with 6 acres of a variety of Minnesota hardy grapes. We'll enjoy a glass of wine with views of their beautiful vineyards, gardens, and lake view. If you feel adventurous before we end the tour, you can enjoy playing a little Bocce Ball on their new courts. This winery also features a brewery!
Time will be available to purchase your favorite bottle(s) of wine at each winery for your enjoyment on our coach or save it for a special occasion.
* Order of tour may vary
Noon on select Saturdays in September and October
- 5 hour guided tour of local wineries throughout the countryside
- Transportation provided with our air conditioned coach bus
- 3 wineries, glass of wine at each
- Food available at Sovereign Estate Winery
Starting location begins at LaSalle Plaza (825 Hennepin Ave), located on Hennepin Ave between 8th & 9th Street; ends at Metro Building (80 9th Street S). Right outside of Rock Bottom Brewery.
- Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
- Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
- Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking
Public tours must have a minimum of 12 people booked for tour to operate. You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are NOT achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.
Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.
Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.