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Great surprise in rural Minnesota

The winery is on the site of a former horse stable. It is a very fun place to have a special event... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LindaK56
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Super team for a wonderful soccer game

Nice team at the winery with whom we shared the French soccer worldcup final game! The winery is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Behaeghel F
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Le Mans, France
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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...more
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6693 County Road 34 NW, Alexandria, MN 56308-9857
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank LindaK56
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded today

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 :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

This has got to be the most beautiful vineyard I have ever visited. I had to give a low rate because, when you purchase a tasting, you get a flight where you don't get to pick the wines you want to taste. I have been...More

Thank Jackie V
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jackie - thank you for taking the time to review our winery. I wanted to let you know for your next visit, that in addition to our pre-selected wine flights, we also offer a "Pick Your Own" flight, and single wine tastings of any...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice team at the winery with whom we shared the French soccer worldcup final game! The winery is a real good surprise in this area, covered by the snow a large part of the year. Impressive work achieved so far, keep going, your wine will...More

Thank Behaeghel F
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We had such a good time watching the game with your lovely family. It was great Karma that you made your first visit to the US and our winery the year we have French intern, which started the conversation about the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While traveling in northern Minnesota, we stopped in Alexandria to kill some time. We decided to check out the Carlos Creek Winery. It is in a beautiful area and they have really done a lot to make it a full experience. There are, of course,...More

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Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Cathleen, Thank you for your great review of our winery! Your mother is correct, there has been quite a bit of change since 2000, including ownership, as we bought the winery from the original owners in 2008. More change is in the works as...More

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our tasting, and learned about the Minnesota Skall trail. Favorite wines were the minnescato and reserve wine. They have a wonderful facility with lots of picnic and other tables outside, plenty of food options to pickup inside and lots to do (cornhole, chess,...More

Thank Lindsay R
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Hi Lindsay! I am so glad you enjoyed your time and our wine at Carlos Creek! Next time, make sure you check out our free Bocce Ball courts - they are new this year. I'll pass your kind words on to our staff and I...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

The tour was amazing and when we finish the tour, we drunk wine! It was a nice experience, live music and you can buy wine if you want it. You can drink five different kind of wine only with $10

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

My sister-in- law has a cabin here. She forced me to go. She is a club member and we could do a 5 wine sampler for free!! Yummy!! My favorite was the Petit Ami, if you like Sauvignon Blanc you will love it! My sister...More

Thank KKLMinnesota
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Dear KKLMinnesota, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your return visit to Carlos Creek Winery. We purchased the winery 10 years ago and have made a number of changes, including introducing Petit Ami, a little known grapevine that was developed in St. Cloud, MN....More

Reviewed May 28, 2018

We live in Alexandria and love to stop in at the winery for a tasting! We are members of the wine club - free tasting whenever we stop in!! We took my parents and brother and sister-in-law who had not seen the winery since they...More

Thank Sue K
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hello Sue, Thank you so much for your kind words about our winery. I agree that our staff is AMAZING! We couldn't do this without them, or the support of all the great people of Alexandria. We are so proud to be a part of...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

The property itself is beautiful! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about their wines. We had a fun time during our tasting and it was clear that all the other patrons were enjoying themselves too!

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a must do event I the Alexandria lakes area. There are art vendors a grape stomp with people dressed up Like I love Lucy. They have side shows and food vendors. If you go it takes all day to see and look at...More

Thank Darla T
Tamara B, Owner at Carlos Creek Winery, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hi Darla, Thank you for your great review. We love the Grape Stomp as well - it's a ton of work to put it on, but our staff always says looks forward to it every year. As far as parking, I would recommend our free...More

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November 19, 2016|
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January 15!
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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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