A sampling of places to sip this summer.
Chateau St. Croix Winery
Be transported to Europe at this French Chateau located in the St. Croix River valley. From car shows to jazz festivals there’s always something going on at the Chateau.
1998 State Road 87, St., Croix Falls; 715.483.2556; chateaustcroix.com
Dancing Dragonfly Winery
With award-winning wine and delicious food, Dancing Dragonfly is a perfect spot to unwind. Be sure to sample the hand-crafted pizza made in a wood-fired oven as well as the tunes of Acoustic Sundays from 1–4 p.m.
2013 120th Ave., St. Croix Falls; 715.483.9463; dancingdragonflywinery.com
Saint Croix Vineyards
Enjoy live music, wine flights, picnics or take a walk through the beautiful grounds. Owners have partnered with Wahoo Adventures for, Toast, Taste and Paddle on June 27, July 25 and August 22 for a chance to enjoy the great outdoors paired with delicious wine and food at the vineyard after a guided kayak tour that features breathtaking views of the St. Croix River. 21+
$99. 9:30–3:30 p.m. For more information and to register, visit mywahooadventures.com/kayaking
6428 Manning Ave. N., Stillwater; 651.430.3310; scvwines.com
Wild Mountain Winery
Sitting atop one of the highest points in the county, enjoy spectacular views and wine on the patio. With live music every Saturday from 3-6 p.m., this is a great place to gather with friends and family.
16906 Wild Mountain Road, Taylors Falls; 651.583.3585; wildmountainwinery.com