The Door County Wine Trail will host its Annual Wine Trail Weekend Friday, May 16th thru Sunday, May 18th. During the weekend each participating Door County winery will host special events celebrating the arrival of wine season in Door County. The Door County Wine Trail is composed of the eight vineyards and wineries with a presence in Door County. The County has more wineries than any other Wisconsin county and is quickly becoming one of the premier wine regions and destinations in the Mid- West USA. Download a copy of our Wine Trail Weekend poster.
The Wine Trail Weekend will feature many wine related events and activities including the following:
von Stiehl Winery
Stop in at von Stiehl for a free tour and wine and cheese pairing at 9:30 or 10:30 each morning. Participate in our “Pull a Cork” discount drawing on wine purchases of 6 to 12 bottles. Drawing runs until noon each day.
Red Oak Winery & Vineyard
They will be serving a shrimp appetizer plate with your favorite Red Oak wine from open until close on Saturday, May 17th, which will be accompanied with live music by Ms. Lucy Hagen starting at 2:00pm.
Bubbles and Chocolate. The winery will be releasing a very special Wisconsin grown sparkling wine. Throughout the weekend a glass of this aromatic bubbly will be paired with a plate of delicious chocolate treats for $10.
Door Peninsula Winery
Door Peninsula wine and Renards Door County cheese will be paired throughout the day on Saturday, May 17th. In addition a gourmet three-course dinner paired with wine and music will be served at 7:00pm at the Bistro 42 restaurant in Door Peninsula Winery on Saturday.
Simon Creek Vineyard & Winery
On Sunday, May 18th, 1:00pm – 5:00pm, Simon Creek kicks off its ever popular free music series on the deck overlooking the beautiful grounds of Simon Creek. Recording artist and guitarist/singer, Mickey Grasso returns to perform your favorite tunes from Elvis, Jimmy Buffet, Neil Diamond and others. The music series continues every Sunday throughout the summer. Wine by the glass or bottle is served on the deck.
Relax and enjoy a glass of wine on the patio while listening to musical favorites spun by DJ Gus Michael on Saturday, May 17th from 1pm – 4pm. Sample cheese from Wisconsin Cheese Masters right next door to Harbor Ridge Winery.
Orchard Country Winery & Market
Join us for a weekend filled with fun, food and award winning wine! Enjoy complimentary wine, cheese and cherry products daily all weekend long, along with free guided winery tours at 11am, 1pm or 3pm. Relax with a glass of wine on Saturday, May 17th while listening to the soft sounds of Bob Bero on the guitar from 1pm to 4pm.
Stone’s Throw Winery
Vino! Vino! Original recipe meatballs included with your tasting of ultra premium grape wines (all weekend).
Come visit, taste and shop our marketplace, walk our grounds, help yourself to a picnic table or reserve a bocce ball court. Open daily.