Minnesota State Fair Map of Wine

2017 Minnesota State Fair Wine Guide

A dozen winemakers will have their wines at the state fair. Over 20 different wines in all!

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Local wines by the flight or glass and fresh, eclectic foods. We had a chance to check out Wine Country's offerings before the fair opened- read up on that, here!

Daily, 3:30pm featuring top local wine and food experts.
Join Lauren Voigt with Minnesota Uncorked on Sunday, August 27th at 3:30pm
Full schedule here


Wine List
Snowy White, Sparkling Rose - Falconer Vineyards
Sogn Blanc - Cannon River Winery
Brianna - Garvin Heights
Cassis Pomme - Forestedge
Blueberry Wine Smoothie - Forestedge
Raspberry Wine Smoothie - Winehaven
Barn Quilt Red - Parley Lake
Sparkling Apple - Saint Croix Vineyards

Wine-Related Food
Wine Fried Brie
Wine Fried Kalettes
Candied Bacon Doughnut Sliders
Cherry Port Ice Cream - Izzy's
And more...

2. Sara's Tipsy Pies

Made from scratch homemade mini-pies with secret ingredients from local breweries, vineyards and distilleries that make them a bit "tipsy"!

Wine-Related Food Item
Blueberry Lemon Cream pie is made using Chateau St Croix's rose wine.

3. Coasters

Food vendor serving Minnesota wine.

Wine List
Mill Street Red, Classic White, Sogn Blush - Cannon River Winery

4. Cafe Caribe

Food vendor serving Minnesota wine.

Beverage List
Frontenac Gris, Marquette Reserve - Winehaven Winery
Hard Cider - Sociable Cider Werks

5. French Creperie

http://bit.ly/2bfFQBmFood vendor serving Minnesota wine.

Wine List
Country Red, Country White, Rose Noir - Alexis Bailly Vineyard
Hot Dish Red, Wobegon White, You Betcha Blush - Carlos Creek Winery

Plus, specialty wine cocktails: Wine slushy, sangria, and spritzer.

Image courtesy of Carlos Creek Winery



6. Giggles Campfire Grill

Food vendor serving Minnesota wine.

Wine List
Gunflint Red - Cannon River Winery
St Pepin - Cannon River Winery

7. Grandstand & Hideaway Speakeasy

Hideaway Speakeasy is NEW this year, on the 2nd floor of the Grandstand Veranda.
Cannon River Winery: Apple, Gunflint, St. Pepin, Sparkling Edelweiss and Sogn Blush
The “Cotton Candy Bubble Trouble” cocktail is made using the Sparkling Edelweiss.

The Granstand Concessions also serve Minnesota wine!
Wine List
Frontenac Gris - Parley Lake
Creekside Red  - Chankaska Creek
Fiesty Rose - Cannon River Winery
St Pepin Cannon River Winery
Gunflint Red  - Cannon River Winery

8. Shanghaied Henri's

Food vendor serving Minnesota wine.

Wine List
County Red & Country White - Alexis Bailly Vineyard

9. O'Garas

Food vendor also serving Minnesota wine.

Wine List
Marquette, LaCrescent and St. Pepin - Cannon River Winery

10. Mancini's

Food vendor also serving Minnesota wine.

Wine List
Mancini’s Levee Red, West 7th Street (white), GoGo (red) - Cannon River Winery

B. Shopping, Grandstand

Mix it Up - Non-alcoholic drink mixes you freeze to make slushies, wine glasses, and more. South wall, lower level.

Wine Bottle Stoppers by D-Patt - One of a kind wine bottle stoppers, pour spouts, bottle openers and more. South center section, lower level.

Gadgets 4 You - Wine bags, coasters, wine drying mat, wine glasses, wine markers and more. Southeast section, lower level.

Measure Me Mommie - Wine glasses & more. Southwest section, lower level.

Deep South Barrels - Liquor and wine-aged barrels, custom stands, and more. Southwest section, lower level.


C. Shopping, Creative Activites

D'Marie Gourmet Foods Frappe Vino Mixes - Just mix with a bottle of wine and freeze!
Creative Activities Annex, east wall

They sent us a sample to check out - see what we thought here. We also have some to giveaway!

D. Shopping, Colisuem

Debra's Glasscraft - Handcut crystal and cut beveled glassware including wine sets. North side.

Rusty Cowgirls - Get Lit! - Night lights made out of bottles of wine, beer, soda, liquor and more!  North side.

Log Creations - Cabin and rustic themed furniture and decor, including wine holders and wine bottle covers. East side.

E. Shopping, Family Fair

Thoughtful Glitz - Design your own personalized wine glasses, picture frames, dog collars and more. Family Fair at Baldwin Park, southeast section.

F. Shopping, West End Market

Natural Wonders - Hand-carved wooden home decor including wine holders, bar sets, bowls, vases and more. Southeast section.

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About The Author

Lauren Voigt

Lauren launched Minnesota Uncorked™ to nurture a community uniquely for Minnesota's wine culture — encouraging exploration of wine, of Minnesota, and of Minnesota wine. She is WSET Certified Level III (Distinction), and a Certified Wine Professional (CWP) through Saint Paul College. When she's not masquerading as a wine writer on the internet, Lauren earns her keep as a marketing specialist in the wine industry. Lauren can be reached at lauren@mnuncorked.com.

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