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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

The grounds were quite lovely on a fall day. The main building was large and nicely decorated with... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Bobbi H
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Skal Crawl

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

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Juergens558
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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” (41 reviews)
“live music” (30 reviews)
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6693 County Road 34 NW, Alexandria, MN 56308-9857
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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
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

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...

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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.

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
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

Reviewed 28 September 2017

Grape stomp is always fun. Facilities are great for other events, also. I am hopeful the product quality remains with the expansions that have taken place...

Thank Greg N
Reviewed 20 September 2017

My wife and i visited Carlos Creek Winery for Grape Stomp 2017 and had a great time. The weather was cool but perfect for the day. Lot of vendors, food and beverage booths. The entertainment was great and plentiful. A must do every year. What...More

Thank Mike T
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Hi There Mike! I'm so gladthe cool weather and rainy forecast didn't keep you away from our annual festival. Our vendors reported record sales proving Minnesotans don't let a little weather keep them from having a great time. All of us here at Carlos Creek...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We go to the Grape Stomp every year and always have so much fun. The vendors, the shopping, music, food, grape stomping, man cave and of course the wine. Loved all the auctions and raffle for our rescue 4 legged furry friends. Thank you Carlos...More

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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Grape Stomp weekend is such a fun time at the winery. I'm glad you enjoyed and helped to support our fund-raising efforts for our 4-legged furry friends! We'll see you next year!

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We stayed in Alexandria for a weekend in July and and had read advertisements about the winery. The grounds are beautiful and the winery is very nice. The servers were very informative and friendly. I definitely recommend a visit!

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We don't usually do a tasting but tried one on this trip. Francie behind the bar was a delight. Knowledgeable but not pretentious, guiding us to some new selections we hadn't tried. Shared a bottle of wine and some snacks outdoors. Very relaxing. Bought wine...More

Thank summersanibel
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Summersanibel, We agree! Francie is tops in customer service. A retired, successful business owner herself, Francie instinctively knows how to deliver great customer service. We love her and are so glad you got to experience her wonderful personality yourselves.

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

They have a long way to go for great tasting wines Will stick with western wines. Minnesota is not a good area for fine tasting grapesMore

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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hello Mjoatie, Thank you for visiting Carlos Creek Winery. I'm so glad you enjoyed our setting here in Minnesota. We know that it is challenging to grow grapes in our climate, but we also know that the grapes we produce make excellent wine. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

One weekend we took our son and daughter-in-law and grandkids to the Carlos Creek winery you as they have live music there. Each of us got a bottle of wine and relaxed listening to the music. The grandkids had fun with the large outdoor chess...More

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knits53
20 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
23 October 2016|
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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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