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There are more than twenty-five Minnesota wineries. The Minnesota wine industry has been steadily growing since the mid-1970s, and offers a wide variety of wine produced from Minnesota-grown grapes.

These grapes come from hardy stock, as they have a relatively short growing season and must survive the extreme cold of Minnesota winters. Yet Minneapolis is on the same latitude as the Bordeaux wine region in France, home to some of the best wines in the world.

It is no surprise that Minnesota wines taste so good.

Deutsche Strasse Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 507-354-2005
Toll Free: 1-866-226-9856
Morgan Creek Vineyard is only 13.6 miles from the Deutsche Strasse Bed & Breakfast. Morgan Creek Specializes in growing and producing German, French, and American style wines, including Minnesota cold-hardy varietals. They offer a cycle of seasonal events and during the season, the Deutsche Strasse offers a special package to make your visit to the vineyards an excellent experience. Morgan Creek is also part of the Minnesota River Sips of History Trail. View the trail website at: http://www.mnriverwinebeerhistorytrail.com/

Mankato (New Ulm), Minnesota
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Historic Inn on Ramsey

Phone: 651-437-3297

Classic Rosewood offers a Divine Wine Tour Package with your choice of three local wineries. Choose from 5 fabulous wineries within 30 minutes of the Inn.(www.cannonriverwinery.com, www.falconervineyards.com, www.abvwines.com, www.northernvineyards.com, scvwines.com). The two night package includes dinner both nights and lunch and of course a whirlpool-fireplace suite and breakfasts. The Alexis Bailly Vineyard in the Hastings countryside(Minnesota's first) produces award winning wines including an ice wine and a full bodied dessert wine and the innkeepers highly recommend choosing a bottle from their nearby vineyard to pair with an in house dinner. Limo service now available too.

Stillwater (Hastings), Minnesota
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Nicolin Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Phone: 952-492-6441
Toll Free: 800-683-3360
Crofut Family Winery & Vineyard is a 63-acre farm and vineyard. Here in some of the richest soils of the world, historic and modern comforts combine to produce a respected winery destination. There are 6.5 acres of commercial vines planted in 2003-2004, including University of Minnesota varieties: Frontenac, Frontenac Gris, and LaCrescent. Crofut Family Winery & Vineyard 21646 Langford Avenue, 952-492-3227

Jordan, Minnesota
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Afton House Inn (Historic)

Phone: 651-436-8883

Stillwater (Afton), Minnesota
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Aurora Staples Inn

Phone: 651-351-1187

St. Paul (Stillwater), Minnesota
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Bingham Hall Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 507-276-5070

Enjoy a cycle of events celebrating the highlights of the vineyard season...spring Bacchus Festival, summer German Winefest, Harvest Grape Stomp, and the Christmas Candlelight Winetasting. Morgan Creek Vineyards brings you "Jazz Nite", the first Saturday of every month throughout the season, and Wine Down for the Weekend every Friday May to October."

New Ulm, Minnesota
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The River Nest Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 651-560-4077

Wabasha (Reads Landing), Minnesota
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Water Street Inn

Phone: 651-439-6000

St. Paul (Stillwater), Minnesota
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Summit Inn B&B

Phone: 651-257-4987
Toll Free: No Toll-Free Number
Four outstanding wineries are just minutes away from Summit Inn B&B!

Stillwater (Center City), Minnesota
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Moondance Inn

Phone: 651-388-8145
Toll Free: 866-388-8145
Falconer Vineyards is one of Minnesota's premier wine makers. This beautiful vineyard is only a 10 minute drive from the Moondance Inn. We offer a wine and dine package that, among other things, features a wine tasting for two plus a free bottle of wine from the Falconer Winery. For more information you can call us at 866-388-8145

Red Wing, Minnesota
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Fenelon Place B & B

Phone: 507-234-5705

Indian Island Winery, Janesville, MN www.indianislandwinery.com

Janesville, Minnesota
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Fenelon Place B & B

Phone: 507-234-5705

Indian Island Winery is very excited to announce that they were awarded the 2011 Minnesota Governor's Cup for their Frontenac Rosé wine!! This is the highest honor that any Minnesota wine can receive. Their other wines that took home medals are the Brianna and St. Croix wines with Silver medals, and Frontenac Gris, LaCrescent, and St. Pepin wines with Bronze medals. Come out to celebrate the winning of the Governor's Cup!! Indian Island Winery 18018-631st Ave Janesville, MN 56048 507-234-6222

Janesville, Minnesota
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Pratt-Taber inn

Phone: 651-388-7392

Red Wing, Minnesota
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The Rand House Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 763-295-6037
Toll Free: 888-295-0881

Monticello, Minnesota
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Historic Hutchinson House

Phone: 507-384-3291

The wine Tour of Minnesota is proudly sponsored by the Minnesota Grape Growers Association (www.mngrapes.org) and Minnesota Grown (www.minnesotagrown.com) Please visit their websites for all that is Minnesota Cold Climate Wine . . . yum!

Northfield (Faribault), Minnesota
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Maple Knoll Inn

Phone: 320-358-6280

Enjoy any number of three wineries located just a few miles from the Inn. Each wineries feature specialty wines. Want to visit all three, but not have to worry about driving. No worry! For a nominal fee, the Inn will transport you and your spouse to the winery. Enjoy everything the wineries have to offer. One makes fire baked pizza and most have live weekend entertainment. Contact us for details!

North Branch (Rush City), Minnesota
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305 NW 2nd Street
Faribault, MN 55021
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