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Frontenac gris grapes at Parley Lake Winery in Waconia.

Richard Tsong-Taatarii, Star Tribune

On the wine trail

  • Article by: BILL WARD
  • Star Tribune
  • July 18, 2012 - 2:49 PM

There are many wine trails in Minnesota where you can visit multiple nearby wineries, including these:

GREAT RIVER ROAD WINE TRAIL

www.greatriverroadwinetrail.org

Nine wineries make up this trail in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, from Minnesota to Iowa.

MINNESOTA HEARTLAND WINE TRAIL

heartlandwinetrailmn.org

Seven wineries are on this tour, and the website includes a trip planner.

ST. CROIX VALLEY WINE TRAIL

www.stcroixvalleywine.com

The trail is home to three of Minnesota's oldest wineries.

THREE RIVERS WINE TRAIL OF MINNESOTA

www.3riverswinetrail.com

Five wineries along the St. Croix, Mississippi and Cannon river valleys, all within 80 miles.

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