Tasting Room Hours: 12 - 9 pm  Today (Full hours) 12 - 9 pm
(507) 931 - 0089

Tasting Info


It is one thing to hear about the process of making wine and all of the detail it takes to create the perfect glass but it is another to taste it! Enjoy a growing variety of wines and enjoy the wonderful scenery.

 


Wine Tasting

We have selected three wines for each flight to give you a fabulous array of flavors and profiles. Each flight consists of three 2 ounce pours** of each specified wine put in a handy wire holder (no need to carry three glasses!) Wines within a specific flight can not be substituted. 

> Wine Circle Members Receive 1 FREE $7 Flight Per Member  <

 

Minnesota Flight $7

2016 PETITE COLLINE Fresh peaches, pears, tropical fruits 

2018 KASOTA ROSE Fresh picked strawberries, sweet cherries

2018 MN MARQUETTE Dark chocolate, plum, boysenberry, smoked meat

 

Red Wine Flight $7

2018 CREEKSIDE RED  Chocolate-covered blueberries, hints of tobacco, vanilla

2018 LONE OAK TREE VINEYARD MARQUETTE Ripe blackberry and plum

2016 FRONTENAC Dark berries, dried herbs, chocolate

 

White Wine Flight $7

2018 RESERVE CHARDONNAY Butterscotch, caramel, grilled lemon

2019 CREEKSIDE WHITE White blend, crisp minerality, passion fruit, pineapple

2019 RIESLING Hints of guava, lemon meringue and lemon peel

 

Reserve Reds Flight $15

2016 FOUR OAK RED Vanilla bean, coconut butter and fresh thyme

2015 RESERVE MERLOT Black olives, plum, figs 

2015 NAPA VALLEY CABERNET SAUVIGNON Dark fruits, plum, rich cacao 

 

Specialty Flight $10

**Specialty wines are three 1.5 ounce pours**

WALNUT KREME A silky combination of maple syrup & walnuts 

2017 RATAFIA Fresh acidity, honey, golden raisins, apricots, sweet pear

COEUR DE COLLINE Lot 3 Port-Style Dessert Wine  Cedar, dense chocolate, fig

 

Choose Your Own Flight $15

Choose any (3) from our wine list


Spirits Tasting

Choice of one Chankaska Spirit $3 

Spirits Flight $8

Choose any (3) from our spirits list Rum, Vodka, Brandy, Light Whiskey, Aged Whiskey, Unaged Apple Brandy, Apple Brandy, Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Gin, Reserve Brandy Single Barrel Selection, Barrel Gin, Hard Hops Imperial, Hard Hops Nut Brown

 

Please enjoy Chankaska Spirits neat, on the rocks or choose from a variety of mixers available for you to add as you prefer. Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite & Q Tonic available for purchase 

By the Bottle purchase is limited to 1 bottle per person per day. Only to go. 


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Barrel Room Experience

The Barrel Room Experience is a formal and private tasting experience that begins with a tour touching on our vineyard, our grounds and our production floor. After the tour, a short lesson on wines and wine tasting will be offered to you. During a private tasting, our guests are able to taste five of our award winning wines. The wines are pre-selected by our winemaker for your group. Our private tastings are conducted by a dedicated wine educator. This experience includes a mixed platter of dry cured meat and artisan cheese for you and your guests to enjoy during the tasting. The minimum number of guests at a private tasting is 10 people. The Barrel Room Experience is $25 per person. Advanced reservations are required.

For more information on hosting a private tastings, call the Winery at 507-931-0089 or email us at events@chankaskawines.com.