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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

My wife and i visited Carlos Creek Winery for Grape Stomp 2017 and had a great time. The weather... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike T
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Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Grape Stomp

We go to the Grape Stomp every year and always have so much fun. The vendors, the shopping, music... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
sher m
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Rochester, 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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine tasting” (48 reviews)
“grape stomp” (36 reviews)
“live music” (29 reviews)
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6693 County Road 34 NW, Alexandria, MN 56308-9857
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 yesterday

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 6 days ago 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

Thank sher m
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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!

Thank KYTraveler9986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

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

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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Just4funXX
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The winery is a beautiful spot just outside Alexandria. We were surprised at how many wines Carlos Creek creates. The tasting was quite fun - we each chose a different flight to share more! Staff was super helpful. The self-guided cave tour is well worth...More

Thank baba51
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Hi Baba51! Sharing flights is an excellent way to taste more wines at Carlos Creek! I'm glad you and your group had a great time and that you found our staff to be helpful. That is what we always strive to deliver. Please visit again!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

nice property, friendly staff, decent wines. we did a couple different flights, so we could try more things. there's a nice, big porch, so you can get a bottle and sit in the shade at a table. we sat on the swing and listened to...More

Thank Daveptaz
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Hello Daveptaz, It sounds like you had a great afternoon at our winery - and I am so pleased! The tasting fee does include a free wineglass and more than a glass of wine in volume, so we feel like it is a fair price....More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy stopping at the winery when we are in the area. Friendly staff, good wine, good music and lovely outdoor and indoor seating.More

Thank NDtoUK
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hello NDtoUK, Thanks for your visit to Carlos Creek Winery - I am so pleased that you make us a part of your travels to Alexandria. I am proud of our staff and the great job they do taking care of customers and will certainly...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Carlos Creek Winery is one of the top spots in Alexandria. Wine tasting is fantastic or you can buy a bottle and sit outside! Live music is an added bonus!More

Thank DRRReview
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear DRRReview, Thank you for your kind words! We also love sitting outside at our winery with a glass of our current favorite CCW wines (my current favorite is Marquette, my husband's is Frontenac Blanc) and listening to live music. It's a tremendous gift when...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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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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