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Homer wrote about the wine-dark sea in the lands of ancient Greece. Here in Minnesota, it’s the river that people follow when they want to try a new varietal. Check out this map:

Along the route is Falconer Vineyards, growing grapes and making wine since 2003 in the valley close to Red Wing. Their Frontenac Rose won “Wine of the Year” in 2015. Falconer also hosts concerts and serves food, on a seasonal basis. More info:

Flower Valley Vineyards and Winery has been growing grapes on family owned farmland since 2002. They hold tastings and sponsor craft and family-centered events. Check them out here:

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