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Carlos Creek Winery

6693 County Road 34 NW, Alexandria, MN 56308-9857
+1 320-846-5443
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Grape stomp

This is a must do event I the Alexandria lakes area. There are art vendors a grape stomp with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darla T
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Lovely and lively afternoon

My husband is not a wine person (perhaps the constant shrieks of "It burns! It burns!" are a clue... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurie A
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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The Official Wine of Minnesota FUN! Enjoy sampling & drinking our award winning wines surrounded by our vineyards & orchards. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the many exceptional activities and events we offer.We're open 361 days of the year. Complimentary self-guided tours through our wine cave are offered during our open hours. Owner's Production Tours are offered Saturdays at 1:00 and 3:00 for $5. Wine sampling is $9 for 5-6 samples of wine and includes a souvenir Carlos Creek wine glass. We offer live music from 2:00-6:00 every Saturday, plus Fridays & Sundays during the Summer. The second weekend after Labor Day we host our Grape Stomp and Fall Festival where over 800 people will stomp grapes.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine tasting” (48 reviews)
“grape stomp” (43 reviews)
“live music” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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6693 County Road 34 NW, Alexandria, MN 56308-9857
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+1 320-846-5443
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"wine tasting"
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"grape stomp"
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"live music"
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"different wines"
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"great wine"
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"sandwiches"
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"beautiful grounds"
in 7 reviews
"take home"
in 6 reviews
"great gifts"
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"buy a bottle"
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"worth the trip"
in 4 reviews
"fun place"
in 6 reviews
"fun afternoon"
in 3 reviews
"food vendors"
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"love lucy"
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"lots of fun"
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"staff was very friendly"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do event I the Alexandria lakes area. There are art vendors a grape stomp with people dressed up Like I love Lucy. They have side shows and food vendors. If you go it takes all day to see and look at...More

Thank Darla T
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Darla, Thank you for your great review. We love the Grape Stomp as well - it's a ton of work to put it on, but our staff always says looks forward to it every year. As far as parking, I would recommend our free...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband is not a wine person (perhaps the constant shrieks of "It burns! It burns!" are a clue - for anything other than water), but he loved it here. We each did a $10 sampling and he was able to find some wines that...More

Thank Laurie A
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Laurie, I'm so glad you enjoyed your afternoon at our winery. We are expanding our self-guided tour, so make sure you check it out next time you visit.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This place was great. We got to try several of there wines on a flight. The port is amazing. They have live music a seating area to enjoy a bottle with a friendMore

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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hello, We're so glad you enjoyed our port. Due to the harsh winter of 2013-2014, we ran out of Port and have only been able to get it back as a regular part of our wine line-up the past 6 months. We are hoping to...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, friendly and fun staff, delicious wines. A must stop, even if you don’t love wine!More

Thank maygunthegun
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic and positive review. We always try and leave customers with a great impression about Carlos Creek and it's wonderful to hear we hit the mark. I will share your comments with our staff - appreciation and kind words...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

I have been to over 25 Minnesota wineries and Carlos Creek Winery is top-notch in wine quality, wine variety, gorgeous rural setting, and sensational customer service. To add to their charm and appeal, they often host events, such as painting and pottery classes (with wine),...More

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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Oh My Gosh! WOW! Your review made my day. My week even. I am especially pleased to hear your comments about our customer service - we aim for beyond excellence and it is so great to hear we are hitting the mark. I love to...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We stopped by the winery to pick up our club membership wine order. The reserve tastes great. Staff is very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Mike T
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you so much Mike! We are really excited to introduce a Reserve line to our list of wines. You'll see more coming in the months ahead. I will certainly pass on your compliments to our staff.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on our way from Minneapolis to Minot. The wine tasting is an excellent was to get a feel for what you like. Now, we've had a lot of wine across the country and internationally. Carlos Creek has the best port I've ever...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The grounds were quite lovely on a fall day. The main building was large and nicely decorated with a great gift shop. Very well organized. Live music under a tent was a nice addition and the stomping competition was fun to watch. A lot of...More

Thank Bobbi H
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you Bobbi for your visit and your review. The Grape Stomp is our staff's favorite event and we're so glad to hear that attendees enjoy it. It's a ton of work preparing for and cleaning up afterward, but it is so worthwhile when the...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This was our last stop on the Skal Crawl. A perfect autumn day allowed us to sit outside and enjoy. A beautiful setting...

Thank Juergens558
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

I'm so glad you were able to take in the Skawl Crawl. It's new this year and we have heard lots of great reviews from "crawlers". Remember to come back to each of our locations and claim your discounts. Thank you for your kind words.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The day was great, relaxing, lots of good wine and food. Music and vendors were awesome too. A must do !! Very well organizedMore

Thank Tammy K
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Grape Stomp is our favorite weekend of the year at CCW. We work on planning all year so there's so much anticipation built up leading into the event. Every year we identify challenges and make improvements. 2017 was the smoothest event yet. Thank you for...More

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knits53
19 November 2016|
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Response from Tamara B | Property representative |
January 15!
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knits53
19 November 2016|
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Response from Tamara B | Property representative |
Hello, The registration for stomping for 2017 begins in January. You can cancel up to 14 days prior to the event.
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Mellyskelly
22 October 2016|
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Response from Tamara B | Property representative |
Yes, pets are welcome on our grounds and patios, as long as they are well-behaved and on a leash and owners pick up after them. They are not allowed inside the tasting room.
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