Category: Wine

Stones Throw Winery

3382 Co Rd E
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
(920) 839-9660

Stone’s Throw Winery opened in 1997 at the intersection long known as Peninsula Center to locals, between the villages of Egg Harbor and Baileys Harbor. Tours are offered regularly in the beautiful tasting room.

Simon Creek Vineyard and Winery

5896 Bochek Rd
Carlsville, WI 54235
(920) 746-9307

Located near the center of the peninsula, Simon Creek Vineyard and Winery is tucked into the woods on an old farm along Simon Creek. Visit for a tasting and an education in winemaking practices.

Door Peninsula Winery

5806 Hwy 42
Carlsville, WI 54235
(920) 743-7431

Founded in 1974, Door Peninsula Winery is the oldest of the Door County wineries and is housed in what was once the Carlsville School. The winery recently added a distillery to the operation featuring whiskey and vodka.

Orchard Country Winery and Market

9197 Hwy 42
Fish Creek, WI 54212
(920) 868-3479

The Lautenbach family has been growing cherries and apples on their orchard outside Fish Creek for generations, and added a winery in 1985. Located on 100 acres of blossoming orchards and lush vineyards in Door County, the business is owned and operated by Bob and his two daughters Carrie Lautenbach-Viste and Erin Lautenbach.

Red Oak Vineyard

3017 Enterprise Rd
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-7729

Red Oak Vineyard offers a casual tasting environment in a winery setting where you can taste wine in the barrel room. Knowledgeable and friendly staff will ensure your visit to Red Oak is comfortable and memorable. Red Oak offers a variety of red, white, desert, and fruit wines so everybody will find a wine.

Parallel 44 

N2185 Sleepy Hollow Rd
Kewaunee, WI 54213 United States

Located just south of Door County in Kewaunee, Parallel 44 is named for the 44th parallel, which runs through many of the world’s great wine-making and grape-growing regions, such as Tuscany and Bordeaux. Follow this line through Wisconsin and you will find Parallel 44.

Harbor Ridge Winery

4690 Rainbow Ridge Ct
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
(920) 868-4321

A winery, a cheese shop, and a soap shop with genuine, hand-crafted products born out of passion. The newest winery on this enchanting peninsula.

Von Stiehl Winery

115 Navarino St
Algoma, WI 54201
(920) 487-5208

The oldest licensed award-winning Wisconsin winery was first to produce wine from Door County cherries, and specializes in red varietals. Tour barrel-filled arched limestone aging cellars, and a modern winemaking facility. A postive staff and value priced wines make this a “must-stop” destination.

Door County Wine Trail

The Door County Wine Trail is a one-stop shop for information about the wineries of Door and Kewaunee Counties, with maps, information, and tour times. More>>


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  • Bits & Bites

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  • Raise A Glass: Wine Fest Moves to Baileys Harbor in 2022

    Picture this. You’re sitting on a sun-drenched patio, looking at a vineyard with lush, green vines in the distance. The stem of a glass rests between your fingers as you swirl the wine inside. You take a sip, and for a moment, you think you’re in Napa Valley or Sonoma. But you’re not. This is […]

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  • For the Love of Food

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  • Wine Wednesdays

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  • Bits & Bites

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  • Wine Fest Moves to Baileys Harbor in 2022

    After a two-year hiatus, the Door County Wine Festival will return in June of 2022 with a new location.  This year’s event will be held on the grounds of Maxwelton Braes on Saturday, June 25, and will feature wines from the eight wineries on the Door County Wine Trail: Lautenbach’s Orchard Country, Stone’s Throw, von […]

  • Bits & Bites

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    The HarBar, located outside the Florian II Supper Club in Baileys Harbor, will have outdoor games, rafts on the water, frozen and regular cocktails, and more.

  • Try Yoga in a Vineyard

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  • Vineyard Walks, Sampling at Parallel 44

    Enjoy some fresh air, wine, exercise and discussion with Parallel 44’s winemaker, Steve Johnson, during vineyard walks each Saturday in February.  Johnson will lead visitors through the vineyard, making stops to sample wines made from various vines and Parallel 44’s specialty ice wine. The walk will conclude with a glass of wine of your choice […]

  • Door 44, Parallel 44 Invite You to Harvest

    Pandemic or not, the grapes are growing and ripening at Door 44 and Parallel 44, which means HarvestFest 2020 is approaching. The annual winery event will be held Sept. 12, 12-6 pm, at Parallel 44 in Kewaunee, the sister location to Door 44.  UPDATE: HarvestFest is postponed to Saturday, October 3rd from 12-6 pm due […]

  • Parallel 44 to Host Harvest Fest Sept. 12

    Parallel 44 (, N2185 Sleepy Hollow Road in Kewaunee, will host Harvest Fest on Sept. 12, 12-6 pm. Enjoy live music by Talk of the Town, pizza from Wild Fire Pizza, wine tastings, discounts and prize giveaways. There will be no tours or grape stomping this year.

  • von Stiehl Now Offering Hard Ciders

    On Friday and Saturday afternoons into September, you can enjoy draft hard cider at von Stiehl Winery in Algoma. Known for its wide selection of wines, the winery has branched out to offer ciders on its outdoor terrace alongside the Ahnapee River during its popular live-music series. Tables and a tent are set up for […]

  • Red Oak Winery Opens at New Location

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  • 2020 Door County New Food & Drink

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