Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery
is the state’s first combination winery
and brewery, located on a six-acre
vineyard overlooking Reitz Lake, just
southeast of Waconia. Enjoy a glass or
bo;le of wine or mead (honey wine),
as well as the continuously rotating
selection of beers in the tasting room.
You can even try your hand at some
bocce ball while you’re there.
Overlooking Lake Waconia and
adjacent to the popular Dakota Trail,
Sovereign Estate Winery features both
indoor and outdoor tasting rooms, as
well as an elegant bistro. The vineyard is
on a south-sloping hill, o;ering beautiful
views of the lake. A popular choice is
the award-winning Talon Crest, a dry
and fruity La Crescent white (another
Waconia-based J. Carver Distillery is
named a;er Jonathan Carver, one of the
first Europeans to explore and chart the
area in 1766. Just like its namesake, the
distillery explored uncharted territory
to become the first of its kind in Carver
County. Take a tour and try the vodka,
gin, brandy, whiskey and other liquers in
the cocktail room.
PARLEY LAKE WINERY, WACONIA
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