Visiting june 2020 (section will be updated during phased opening)

We are doing our very best to adapt to the changes this year and are so looking forward to welcoming you back to enjoy wine on-site!  We re-open our vineyard picnic and patio areas on Monday, June 1st with safe social distancing guidelines in place and with certain restrictions placed by the Governor’s office during phased opening.  We have over 5 acres of outdoor seating areas (including picnic tables on the grassy field by the vineyard) for the ultimate social distancing!  Tables are available for groups of 6 or less (per Minnesota restrictions at this time).   We cannot accommodate large groups during this initial phase. 

TABLE RESERVATIONS MAY BE MADE FOR GROUPS UP TO 6 PEOPLE (PER MINNESOTA’S GUIDELINES). 

Reservations

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday: Closed (Except for June 1st!  We will be open from 3-8pm to celebrate opening up again)!

Tuesday – Wednesday: 2pm- 8pm 

Thursday-Saturday: 12-9pm
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

*Indoor seating is not available at this time.  We do have a covered lower patio and our pavilion available for table seating, but we recommend guests bring ponchos or umbrellas in case of rain.

Our indoor tasting room is open for sales including wine bottles, apparel and merchandise, wine club pick-up and glass sales.  There is no seating or consuming indoors at this time. 


WHAT WE’RE OFFERING DAILY

  • Wine by the Glass or Bottle
  • Beer pints and non-alc beverages
  • Wine Flights (no tastings until later in June or July)
  • Food menu from kitchen including cheese plates, pizzas, pretzels, flatbreads, etc. 

ADDITIONAL WEEKEND OFFERINGS

FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY

  • Food Trucks (please see events page for schedule) 

IMPORTANT SAFETY DETAILS TO NOTE

With the health and safety of our guests and employees in mind, we’ve made a few adjustments as we enter into this first phase of reopening, so that we can best manage guest capacity.

 We anticipate walk-up reservations will be available, particularly during weekdays.  We will post to our Instagram & Facebook stories should our areas or reservations be filled and we are not able to keep a safe social distance.

  • Employees are equipped with proper protection based on duties and will be cleaning and maintaining proper distance.
  • Several serving bars will be available, including outdoors to eliminate long lines.
  • Hand sanitizer is available.
  • Groups are limited to a max of 6 people per table for a household.
  • We have arranged picnic tables to ensure safe social distancing. Tables may not be moved. 
  • Bar tastings, tours, and elevated experiences are not yet available
  • Must be 21+ years of age and provide a valid form of identification to purchase or consume wine and beer. 
  • Wine club pick up is available in the Tasting Room.
  • Children must be with an adult at all times and maintain social distance to the extent possible.  Groups of children not encouraged at this time. Please know and understand what our expectations are with children at our winery in our policies page.

 

 

 

PLAN YOUR VISIT (Info in this section will be for when we resume regularly scheduled operations).  

WE HAVE A VARIETY OF OPTIONS TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR VISIT. OPEN YEAR-ROUND!

We invite you to visit our tasting and tap room in wonderful Waconia!  We offer a beautiful setting both inside and outside for you to enjoy our hand-crafted wine and beer, where everything is made on-site. Open for tastings, by the glass, and wine bottle sales!

Wine tAstings Are AvAilAble until 6pm ThuRS, FRi. & SAT, And until 4:45pm on Tues, weds, AND Sun.

From 6-9pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday we offer wine by the glass and beer pints and flights. Wine bottle purchases are available during all open hours. Kitchen will close one hour before regular closing hours.

Upcoming Events

Tastings


open Tastings

 

GROUPS 8+ CLICK HERE

Available any open days before 6pm for individuals or groups of 7 or less – no reservation required and available first come, first serve.  Groups over 7 cannot be accommodated at the tasting bar as this is open for walk-up customers.  Buses and limos strongly encouraged to choose one of our Group Options.

We have two tasting options with varying pricing (may range from $13-$15 depending on your choice)

1) Seasonal Tasting
2) Signature Tasting

Space at the tasting bar is available first come, first serve. Guests stand at the tasting bar to taste their wines and may purchase bottles or glasses after tasting from your server.  

*Weekends can get busy at the winery, so groups of 8 or more should schedule a 

Group Tasting Reservation

TOURs

 

Vine to Wine Tours

OFFERED SELECT SATURDAYS

MAY – OCTOBER

We’ll start by taking you on a walking tour of the property with one of our wine professionals and tour guides where you’ll tour the brewery, barrel room, vineyard, crush pad and head back to the Barrel Room to learn all about the wine making process. This wine-centric journey will guide you through the history of our vineyard and introduce you to our expansive wine portfolio, sampling various existing and in-process wines throughout the entire tour while discovering what it takes to make it – from the Vine to Wine.  

$30/person

Advance ticket purchase highly recommended as spots are limited. Rain, Snow, or Shine.  The tour is about 90 minutes and is recommended for small groups or couples.  21+ only please.  

 

EATS


TASTING ROOM KITCHEN

We are pleased to provide a rotating selection of wine and beer friendly bites to eat during your visit with our Tasting Room Kitchen.

Tasting Room Kitchen menu options will vary, but may include items such as pizzas, cheese plates, pretzels, flatbreads, quiche, chocolates, and more tasty eats to add to your experience.

KITCHEN HOURS:
Tues/Weds/Sun 12-4pm
Thurs/Fri/Sat 12-8pm

NO OUTSIDE FOOD ALLOWED ON OUR GROUNDS.  


FOOD TRUCKS

In the summer and fall months, we will host food trucks on most Friday nights,  Saturdays, and other event days.  Please refer to our events calendar page for food truck schedule. 

 

 

Barrel Room Seated tasting

 

AVAILABLE SATURDAYS

NOVEMBER – APRIL

1:30 AND 3PM

An elevated tasting experience in our barrel room with pre-select wines and a few select food pairings in a seated wine tasting format. This is a guided tasting with a senior member of our staff of some of our award-winning and most popular wines. We may even sneak in a few off the menu wines. If you desire a more relaxed and comprehensive tasting experience this is a perfect opportunity for couples or small groups to get a more personalized service, $30/person upon arrival.

Premium 18.25 oz. Vina Balloon stemmed souvenir glass included. This event is first come first serve at 1:30pm and 3:00pm.  Seats can be limited, so we suggest arriving 15 minutes early.   

Private GROUP tours


 

We will happily arrange a private tour on alternative days for groups of 10 or more based on tour guide availability and operations.  Groups interested in this option are encouraged to email info@schramvineyards.com to arrange, as available, a private tour for your group.

$30 per person.  Please see a tasting room associate when you arrive. Allow 1 hour.

Please note that option may not be available on Saturday.

BOCCE BALL


Bocce courts are available for our vineyard guests.

Just leave an ID at the bar and we will supply an official set.

Bocce Ball League Play Thursday Nights and Sunday afternoons in the summer.  Ask about signing up!

Thank you for following the below rules:

No other toys or games allowed on the courts.

Priority play will be given to guests 21+.

Children may not use courts as a sandbox. No children may use bocce without adult supervision.

Please help to keep courts in playing condition – picking up rocks, sticks after use.