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Summer Hours
(April-October):

Wednesday 4pm – 8pm
Thursday 4pm – 8pm
Friday 12pm – 9pm
Saturday 12pm – 9pm
Sunday 12pm – 5pm

Winter Hours
(November-March):

Friday 4pm – 8pm
Saturday 12pm – 8pm
Sunday 12pm – 5pm

Special Hours:

Open Labor Day Monday, September 3rd: 12-6pm

We can’t believe we’re already mid-summer!  Although we don’t want summer to end, we sure are excited for fall and the Grape Stomp and Harvest Festivals that begin in September!  For more information or to make reservations, please click HERE!

We have a dog-friendly patio space!  Please feel free to bring your fury friends for a glass of water or two!

Since we have our own food menu, please do not bring in any outside food or beverages.  Thank you for understanding!

During the school year, we’d like to thank teachers and staff for all of their hard work with a Friday Teacher Deal of Buy One Glass of Wine/Beer and Get the Next One 1/2 Off!  Just mention that you’re a teacher or school staff and receive this discount every Friday during the school year!

May-August, enjoy free tours through the winery and vineyard every Thursday at 6pm and every Sunday at 2:30pm.

September-October, tours will be available Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6pm.  Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, free tours are included in our Grape Stomp and Harvest Festivals.  We will start taking reservations for the harvests in August–please watch this page, Facebook, or join our email list for updates by clicking Subscribe!

Tours last around 20 minutes.  Reservations are required.  Please email nextchapterwinery@gmail.com at least 24 hours in advance to reserve your spot.

We are open and can’t wait to meet you!

In the Red Barn Tasting Room at the Next Chapter Winery, enjoy a tasting, glass of wine, an appetizer or meal, and a beautiful view of the vineyard. If you’re so inclined, feel free to take a tour of the winery and vineyard to see where the magic happens. Please don’t hesitate to ask any of our friendly tasting room staff if you have any questions–we love to talk with people about our story and to hear your own!

During our open hours, there is no need to make a reservation unless you’re bringing a group larger than 10 people.

Next Chapter Winery

Our Wines

Barrel-aged and bottled on premise, our wines are made from both California grapes shipped in from Lodi and Minnesota hybrid grape varietals estate-grown on our 6-acre vineyard. Because we know that all taste buds are different, we have a variety of wines to choose from including dry, semi-sweet, and sweet! Come and taste our Cabernet Sauvignon, Wedded Bliss: 50% Marquette and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, Marquette, Syrah, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Muscat (similar to a Pinot Grigio), Frontenac Gris (like a Riesling), MN Dashing Groom (Sweet Red), MN Blushing Bride (Sweet Blush), Cranberry Burst (Fruity, tart, and sweet), Dessert Wine (MN Port made from Frontenac), Blackberry Delight (sweet fruit wine) and our MN Iced Wine.

Activities and Experiences

We offer a variety of unique and memorable experiences at the Next Chapter Winery including our Grape Stomp and Harvest, Paint and Sips, Yoga, and much more. To check out these adventures, please click on our Events Tab above.

For places to visit around Montgomery, please visit http://montgomerymnchamber.com/

Harvest
Grape Stomp

Transportation

If you don’t want to worry about driving to and from our events (which can include the celebration of wine) or for private parties and weddings, contact Nite Trane at 612-239-1019 or info@nitetranemn.com. For more information, visit their website at www.nitetrainmn.com.

Accommodations

The Nicolin Mansion located in Jordan, MN, is just a 10 minute drive from our winery. More information can be found by visiting http://www.nicolinmansion.com/

Quality Inn is located in downtown New Prague, about an 8 minute drive from the winery. More information can by found by visiting hthttps://www.choicehotels.com

Peaceful Valley Campground is nestled in a quiet valley just off Hwy 169, one mile south of Le Sueur. For more information please visit our website www.pvcamping.com.

Travelling Tastings (Private At-Home Wine Tastings)

Interested in tasting and learning about wine in the comfort of your own home? We are happy to bring 8 different wines to sample, while also going through the wine-making process, the nuances of wine tasting, and what makes each wine unique.

  • $15 per person; No Travel Expense if within 25 miles of the winery. $1 is added onto the final bill for every additional mile traveled.

  • Includes one Velvet Vines wine glass per person

  • Lasts between 1-2 hours

  • Minimum of 10 people or $150.