Groups

Information on private tours and groups for Carlos Creek Winery, Alexandria, MN

Group information

Carlos Creek offers a number of options for groups. Whether you're bringing a bus group, a bachelorette group, some friends from the office, or a family reunion, a trip to Carlos Creek is sure to be a hit.

We have plenty of on-site parking for buses and limos.

Reservations are required for groups over 10. Please call: 320-846-5443. 

GROUP TASTING OPTIONS

TRADITIONAL WINE TASTING - $8

Participants will enjoy our "Flight of the Day" wine flight with 6 CCW one ounce samples served at our tasting bar. Each guest will keep their souvenir glass when they're done.  A single payment is required.

wine tasting 101 - 

Learn how to read wine labels, why we swirl wine in the glass, and how to smell, taste and describe wine. One of our managers or owners will guide your group through a sampling of 6 different wines.  Class is 45 minutes long and limited to 15 participants. A great team-building activity.

GROUP TOUR OPTIONS:

self-guided tours - No charge

This family-friendly tour takes place in our wine cave and includes the history of Carlos Creek and the Minnesota wine industry, an introduction to cold-climate viticulture, an overview of the grapes we grow at Carlos Creek, our winemaking process, the benefits of barrel aging, and more. Guests are free to tour at their leisure.

private VINEYARD & PRODUCTION TOURS - $15

Take a walking tour of our vineyards and our new production facility, and barrel room. Learn about Minnesota wine grapes and an in-depth presentation on wine making and barrel aging. Minimum of 10 - Maximum of 25 participants.  Allow 45 minutes. Call to book.

PRIVATE VINEYARD & PRODUCTION TOUR WITH TASTING - $ 20

This tour combines our Production & Vineyard Tour with "Flight of the Day" Wine Sampling. Guests will keep their souvenir glasses. Minimum of 10 - Maximum of 25 participants. Allow 60 minutes. Call to book.

BOXED LUNCHES - $12

Order lunch for your group to enjoy while they are at the winery. Lunches include choice of sandwich, chips, fruit, cookie or bar plus water or soda. Must be ordered in advance. Call 320-846-5443

available private vineyard & production tour times:

Private tours can be scheduled at the following times:

Monday - Friday 11am - 2pm
Monday - Thursday 4pm - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 1pm

The Vineyard & Production Tour can be combined with wine tasting during the tour. 

Please call: 320-846-5443 to book.

Evening Tours: The self-guided tour is available for groups renting the winery after hours.

for groups over 25 people, please call: 320-846-5443

If your group is larger than 25, you will need to schedule a private tour and tasting. Please allow a minimum two hours. For bus groups of over 40 people, special pricing is available. Reservations are required for all bus groups. Boxed lunches or hot lunches can be arranged. Please call for details. 

BOXED LUNCHES - $12

Order lunch for your group to enjoy while they are at the winery. Lunches include choice of sandwich, chips, fruit, cookie or bar plus water or soda. Must be ordered in advance. Call 320-846-5443

PRIVATE EVENING RENTALS

Our tasting room can accommodate up to 99 for events. Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners, Anniversaries and Retirements are just a few ideas. Unique food options are available with catered sit-down, buffet or appetizer options. We can help arrange for live music, tours, wine tasting, food pairing and wine blending classes for your group. See our Weddings and Rentals page for more information or contact our Director of Events at:

paige@carloscreekwinery.com