Vineyards and Views: Fall’s Bounty in the La Crosse Region

Welcome to our enchanting world of wine and vineyards, where every glass holds a story waiting to be uncorked. Nestled in the heart of the Driftless region, explore the picturesque vineyards, and savor the exquisite flavors that define our region. Whether you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or a curious traveler, we hope you visit and taste a grape-to-glass experience that celebrates the artistry and passion behind each bottle.

Wineries & Vineyards: Sip, sip, hooray!

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Brambleberry Winery
& Country Inn | Taylor, WI

Brambleberry Winery and Country Inn is one of Western Wisconsin’s best high-quality wedding venues, winery, and bed & breakfasts! Brambleberry sources the finest grapes around the world and offers a wide variety of delicious dry reds, crisp whites, and their popular “Sweetie” wines.

Branches Winery | Westby, WI

Located 23 miles southeast of La Crosse, just off Hwy 14/61, this charming boutique winery features wine produced from estate-grown grapes.  Surrounded by vineyard views, the winery’s tasting room offers wine by the glass and bottle as well as a delectable selection of appetizers featuring local artisan cheeses and wood-fired pizzas.

DNA Vintners | La Crosse, WI

DNA Vintners produces primarily fruit wines from local sources with a tasting room located in North La Crosse.  DNA Vintners was voted #1 Winery – People’s Choice Award at the Between the Bluffs Beer, Wine, and Cheese Festival in La Crosse in 2013, 2014, and 2016. Check out their intimate tasting room for some flavorful fun.

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Elmaro Vineyard | Trempealeau, WI

Elmaro grew from a love of wine, agriculture, and family. At Elmaro Vineyard, their focus is on producing great wines and providing an unmatched setting in which to enjoy them. Their family works together to make sure you have the best experience and the winery offers epic views of rolling winery hills. Located 33 miles northwest of La Crosse near Trempealeau, WI, this family-run vineyard offers excellent Wisconsin wines.

Garvin Heights Vineyards | Winona, MN

The winery at Garvin Heights Vineyards is on the scenic bluffs above the Mississippi River city of Winona, MN. They offer a wide selection of grape wines made from 100% local grapes. They also offer fruit and dessert-style wines. Purchase a bottle or a glass of wine, some locally made cheese curds or blocks of cheese, local summer sausage, and crackers, and enjoy the view of the vineyard’s 3.5 acres of grapes from the winery deck.

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Lost Island Wine | Onalaska, WI

Lost Island Wine & Skeleton Crew Brew is a small family-owned winery and craft brewery in Onalaska, Wisconsin. They produce over 40 different flavors of wine and craft brews! You are invited to stop in and taste their creations, as there is truly something for everyone. Stop in, have a little taste, grab a bottle, and GET LOST!

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River View Vineyard & Winery
| La Crescent, MN

River View Vineyard and Winery is nestled in the scenic bluffs above the beautiful Mississippi River Valley, North of La Crescent and just a short drive from downtown La Crosse. In 2003, River View Vineyard was started with cold hardy grapes, La Crosse (white), Frontenac (red), and Swenson Red (rose).

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Seven Hawks Vineyards
| Fountain City, WI

Seven Hawks Vineyards is located in Fountain City, WI. The vineyard has 17,000 vines, making 11 different wines. This evolution makes their vineyard one of the largest in the Upper Midwest! Seven Hawks Vineyard is also proud their wines are made from 100% estate-grown grapes.

Tenba Ridge Winery

Tenba Ridge Winery | Blair, WI

Tenba Ridge Winery produces Alsatian-style wines in small batches. These big, bold wines are full of flavor and great paired with food or just by themselves. The wine terrace overlooks acres of woods in rural Trempealeau County.

WineSitter BrewHouse | La Crosse, WI

The WineSitters specializes in creating wines and labels for special occasions and events. Most of their wines are made from premium imported grape juice and concentrates from all over the world.

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