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Carlos Creek Winery

Closes in 6 min: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Beautiful atmosphere and all around fun place to spend the day

Great atmosphere and a fun way to spend the day. On weekends they usually have some type of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
clklimek
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Alexandria, Minnesota
Fun little day excursion

A group of girls went in December 2017. We had a fabulous time tasting local wines and the live... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2019
kristennsean
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Champlin, Minnesota
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The Official Wine of Minnesota FUN! Enjoy award winning wine in a stunning, yet unpretentious environment where the entire family is always welcome. We're open 361 days a year for tasting and free self-guided tours through our wine cave. Free...more
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6693 County Road 34 NW, Alexandria, MN 56308-9857
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and a fun way to spend the day. On weekends they usually have some type of entertainment. They have a variety of wines, and their annual Grape Stomp Celebration is a blast.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are always trying to live out our tagline as the "Official Wine of Minnesota Fun!". So I'm so glad you found us fun. And that you enjoy our wines as well! We look forward to serving...More

Reviewed January 31, 2019

A group of girls went in December 2017. We had a fabulous time tasting local wines and the live musician was a lovely add-on! We took the small self-guided tour in the basement which was quick but informative.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

I'm a member of Carlos Creek wine club and have been for several years even with the fact that I live two hours away I will make the drive just to enjoy a nice summer or autumn day out on the Terrace was friends and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Hi Seaside! I'm so glad you enjoy spending time at our winery. The addition of our brewery this summer will double our indoor seating, and create additional options for customers. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed October 17, 2018

First off, the winery is BEAUTIFUL. It's location is stunning and the way they have everything set up is lovely. There was a large group of us (about 19) and we had called a month in advance preparing for our visit. We were having a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hi Miranda, I am so sorry you were disappointed in your visit and I apologize that we forgot your cheese & meat trays. That's not like us and should never happen! It sounds like you purchased a Saturday Group Tasting Package for 21 people. You...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

The wedding was held in Gods Chapel, the weather was threatening, held off until we were all safe inside. The inside was AWESOME! Clean clean clean....my first favorite thing. Decorations were simple and beautiful, the food was delicious. Everything was outstanding.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Dear Donna, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our wedding facility. I will share your comments with our staff. Our cleaning crew works in the wee hours getting our indoor area ready for each wedding. They love hearing appreciation for their hard...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

A very well organized event with something for everyone. We stomped grapes on Sunday, and had the best time. The weather was beautiful and we made some new friends. Vendors had good food and drink selections. Next year we will arrive on Saturday so we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank You So Much! The festival is both a highlight of our year, and a tremendous undertaking for our staff. It is so rewarding to receive praise, such as yours, for our efforts. MADE MY DAY!!

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This was so much more than I expected! Been married 36+ years but thought of having a wedding there. Attention to detail is everywhere and the staff was great. Highly recommend for weddings. Cannot comment on the wine because I did not have any but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your praise for our facility! Our crew works hard to keep our 160 acres groomed and green (mother nature also helped us out this year with plentiful rains and lots of sun). We think it is a gorgeous place to...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by today for a wine tasting and was blown away with the Great customer service and the variety of new wines! Haven’t been here for quite some time, but will be back! The young man that waited on us was both knowledgeable and extremely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We work hard to provide excellent service and wine education. I will pass on your compliments to Mathew and look forward to your return visits!

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

First time wine tasting. Host was very helpful explaining the various wines. Will go again the next time we are in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hello Cindy, Thank you for your great review! It is always wonderful to hear that customers were pleased with our service and our wines. I will pass your comments on to our staff and we look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed August 18, 2018

The winery is on the site of a former horse stable. It is a very fun place to have a special event such as a wedding, anniverary, etc. The meal served was excellent with a wide variety of appetizers and entrees. The Hot Dish wine,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hi Linda, I'm glad you enjoyed the wedding at our winery - and our Hot Dish Red. It is a crazy-popular wine with our customers, even though it isn't actually made with Tator Tots :)

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knits53
November 19, 2016|
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January 15!
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knits53
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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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October 22, 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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