Cannon River Winery Wins 3 medals at the Indy International Wine Competition

Posted August 12, 2014 @ 2:01pm | by Cannon River Winery

We are proud to announce that Cannon River Winery received three medals from the prestigious 2014 Indy International Wine Competition. Over 2200 wines from around the world were judged. Proud Winners are Sparkle Edelweiss Minnesota,  Mancini's Levee Red, and Honey. These wines are available for puchase. Stop in soon and give them a try. Cheers!

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Sangria Recipe

Posted July 7, 2014 @ 10:32am | by Cannon River Winery

This past weekend we hosted a Three Rivers Wine Trail event called Red, White, and Sangria. We had numerous requests for the Sangria recipe.

4 bottles of GoGo Red wine, 
1 bottle of 7up, 
1 lemon sliced, 
1 lime sliced, 
2 oranges sliced, 
2 bags of frozen berries (strawberries, blue berrries, black berries, and raspberries), 
Add all of your fruit to a large pitcher. Add wine, Let flavors soak together for a couple of hours. Right before you are going to serve, add the 7up and ice. Enjoy!
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Great River Road Wine Trail

Posted January 25, 2014 @ 10:38am | by Cannon River Winery

Cannon River Winery is a proud member of the Great River Road Wine Trail. Learn more at
The Great River Road Wine Trail consists of 1 1wineries located near the Mississippi River in MN, Wisconsin, and Iowa.
Travel and adventure along this Great River Road are sure to be a part of your enjoyment as you experience the award winning wines and the fruits of our wine making skills.
Annual Events:
June Bloom Event~Saturday, June 7 & Sunday, June 8,  2014 from 11:00-6:00 p.m.
Each of the 11 wineries will have their wines pared with local foods.
Tickets will be available for purchase at $25 per person in advance and $30 at the door. A designated driver is $10.  Enjoy a day of sampling award winning wines and delicious food.
Holiday Harvest Festival~Saturday, November 8 & Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 11:00-6:00 p.m.
Paring food & wines.
Each of the 11 wineries will have their wine paired with different foods.
Tickets will be available for purchase at $25 per person in advance, $30 at the door. A designated drive is $10. Enjoy a day of sampling award winning wines  and delicious food.
Remember  to get a wine trail passport as you travel to all 11 wineries getting it stamp after doing a wine tasting. Completed passports gets you a wine trail logo glass and a chance to win a wine basket with wine from participating wineries.
Visit under events for ticket information.
Participating Wineries:
Cannon River Winery-Cannon Falls, MN
Falconer Vineyards Winery-Red Wing, MN
Valley Vineyard-Prescott, WI
Maiden Rock Winery & Cidery-Stockholm, WI
Villa Bellezza, Pepin, WI
Danzinger Vineyards-Alma, WI
Seven Hawks Vineyards-Fountain City, WI
Garvin Heights Vineyards-Winona, MN
Elmaro Vineyard-Trempealeau, WI
River View Vineyard & Winery, La Crescent, MN
Eagles Landing Winery-Marquette, IA
Limousine Service – Great River Road Wine Trail
Star Limousine service is available from locations in the Minneapolis and Rochester areas.
Minneapolis | 612.781.0545
Saint Paul | 651.291.8008
Burnsville | 952.895.0095
Rochester | 507.281.0969
Toll Free | 866.440.2907
Designated Drivers are recommended. Always drive responsibly.
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Cannon River Wines At Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Posted January 6, 2014 @ 2:53pm | by Cannon River Winery

Cannon River Winery is very excited to be an official sponsor of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival! We will also be sponsoring a wonderful Queen of the Snows Candidate this year, Jennifer Westerhaus!

Come visit the Ice Bar which is located in Rice Park, right across from the Ordway Center for the performing arts! You'll be able to sample some of our award-winning Cannon River wines, including Boreas Royal Reserve, Winter Ice and Vulcans' Revenge

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival will run from January 23 - February 2. 

You won't want to miss the "Coolest Celebration On Earth!"


Ice bar hours: 

Thursday, January 23: 5:30 – 9:00 pm
Friday, January 24: 4:00 – 9:00 pm
Saturday, January 25: 12:00 - 9:00 pm
Sunday, January 26: 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Thursday, January 30: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Friday, January 31: 4:00 – 9:00 pm
Saturday, February 1: 12:00 – 9:00 pm
Sunday, February 2: TBD

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Winners of the 2013 Sogn Series Label Contest

Posted December 13, 2013 @ 3:53pm | by Cannon River Winery

Congratulations to the winning artists of the 2013 Sogn Series Label Contest!

Patti Kumm's painting of the an antique grape press will appear on this year's vintage of Sogn Blush.

Leisa Luis Grill's painting of the vineyard will appear on this year's vintage of Sogn Blanc.

Guests can see the winning paintings on display in the winery, so stop in and check them out!

We're so very grateful to all the artists that participated in the contest and hope to see many more fabulous paintings in years to come!

If you're an artist, or know somebody who is, contact to inquire about entering next year's contest!



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Girls' Day Away!

Posted December 4, 2013 @ 1:14pm | by Cannon River Winery

Cannon River Winery's Girls' Day Away!

Cannon River Winery invites you to join us for Girls Day Away on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 10-5 p.m.

Bring your girl friends, sisters, moms, aunts, and grannies. Enjoy a glass of our award winning wines while strolling through the local vendors!

Enjoy 20% off ALL of Cannon River Winery's merchandise (this doesn't include wine)!

This fun event is just in time for some great holiday shopping, offering a variety of unique gifts.

It is likely that the winery will only be serving wine by the glass on this day and not doing tastings so we can make room for all of our wonderful vendors and guests!

Vendor information:

Frog Creek Pottery - Lisa Dolezal

The Olive Grove - Natalie Jaeger

Grow Toulh Jewelry - Grow Toulh

Bubbles by Brooks - Amy Brooks

Lawrenz Jewelry - Heather Lawrenz

Brie's Boutique - Dawn Quist

Luvy's Art Barn - Luvy Rapp

Audrey Aase - Hats & Scarves & Handmade Accessories

Jill Kopperud - Wine Candles

Just Me Geralyn and Glass - Gerie Thelen

Rerun Designs - Sharon Bittner

My Sister & Me - Denise Ellingson

PB Designs - Pat Brink

Everything Beautiful First Glass - Carrie Koub

Whispering Oaks Alpacas - Terry Maxfield

Costa's Candies - Julie Schultz


Free live music by Michael Loonan 1-4 p.m. & Ashes for April 5-8 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.

Reservations are NOT required.

Everyone is welcome! Happy Holidays!

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