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Garvin Heights Vineyards

Garvin Heights Vineyards Established in 2006, the winery at Garvin Heights Vineyards, LLC evokes the taste and beauty of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. Visit our scenic winery located above the city of Winona in the bluff lands of southeast Minnesota. We are open for wine tasting and sales daily May through October from 10 am to 6 pm, except closed on Mondays. Open weekends in April, November, and December. No appointment needed, just come and try our wines made with local grapes. Tast four wines for $3. Tasting fee refunded with wine bottle purchase. We also have the best discount plan in the industry, check it out to purchase your winter supply of GHV wines.

Directions
From Highway 61 (2 miles) in Winona at the intersection with Huff Street, turn south on to County 44 (towards the bluff), at the T turn left and then right up the hill on Garvin Heights Road (County 44). At the top of the hill continue to the right for about 1 mile. The Winery is on the left with a green mailbox. Watch for large OPEN flag to mark the turn into the winery. From I-90 (5.6 miles) take the Winona exit #252 ( Highway 43) head north towards Winona. In about 1.6 miles turn left on Gilmore Valley Road (County 21), marked with green highway sign. In about 1 mile turn right on Garvin Heights Road (County 44), marked with green highway sign.


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Address Web Social
2255 Garvin Heights Road, Winona, MN, US, 55987 Email: linda@ghvwine.com
Phone: 507-474-9463 Web: www.ghvwine.com
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Products



  Bluff Country Blush
Sweet pink blush wine with aromas of fresh fruits. A midwest version of White Zinfandel made from Frontenac grapes.
  GHV Brianna
GHV Brianna is a semi-sweetwhite wine with hints of apricot, peach, pineapple, and honey. It has a lovely fruity nose. The Brianna grape was developed by Elmer Swenson and while widely grown in Nebraska only recently planted in Minnesota. Serve well chilled with fruits and cheeses or to simple enjoy it by itself. 2010 is our first vintage of the this wine.
  GHV Edelweiss
GHV Edelweiss is a semi-sweet German-style white wine with the floral "edelweiss" nose along with honeyed peach & pear flavors. The Edelweiss grape was developed by Elmer Swenson. These grapes were grown in the blufflands near Rockland, WI. Serve well chilled with fruits and cheeses or to simple enjoy it by itself. Winner of a Bronze Medal at the 2010 Internation Cold Climate Grape Competition and the Mid-American Wine Competition.
  GHV Frontenac
GHV Frontenac’s deep garnet color complements its distinctive cherry aroma and inviting palate of blackberry, black currant, and plum. Serve at room temperature. Food pairing suggestions: prime rib with mushrooms, veal parmesan or other seasoned red meats.
  GHV Frontenac Gris
Dry amber white with hints of peach, apricot, and tropical fruit. The Frontenac Gris grape is genetically identical to the Frontenac grape introduced by the University of Minnesota. However the Gris ripens to a light grey color which results in this slightly pink wine. The grapes in this wine were grown in the driftless blufflands of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
  GHV Frontenac Rosé
GHV Frontenac Rosé is made from the Frontenac grape released by the University of Minnesota in 1996. The grapes were pressed before the skins could color the wine leaving a light pink color but retaining Frontenac’s distinctive cherry aroma. We are temporary sold out of this favorite. Enjoy this slightly sweet wine chilled with casual foods such as hamburgers, pizza, or cheeses.
  GHV LaCrescent
GHV LaCrescent is a Semi-dry white similar to German Riesling with apricot, citrus, and honey nose and flavor. The delightful white LaCrescent grape was developed by the University of Minnesota. Serve chilled with poultry or light fish dishes.
  GHV Marquette
This wine is our first vintage made from the Marquette grape introduced by the University of Minnesota in 2006. The wine demonstrates the grape's heritage as a grandson of the noble Pinot Noir grape. A complex wine, with attractive ruby color, pronounced tannins, and desirable notes of cherry, berry, black pepper, and spice on both nose and palate. Serve at cool room temperature with red meats.
  GHV Marquette Rosé
GHV Marquette Rosé is made from the Marquette grape released by the University of Minnesota in 2006. The grapes were pressed before the skins could color the wine leaving a beautiful rose color. Light bodied, this dry rose wine has notes of cherry and raspberry. This wine is crisp and clean on the palate. Enjoy this wine slightly chilled with casual foods such as hamburgers, pizza, or cheeses. Winner of a Silver Medal at the 2010 Internation Cold Climate Grape Competition. This wine was selected to be served at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair.
  GHV Sabrevois
The sabrevois (sah-bray-vway) grape was named after the village near the Richeliu River in southern Quebec. Wines made from Sabrevois have a berry-like taste and aroma, and deep red color with hints of pepper, spice, and berry, and substantial tannin structure rarely found in cold climate grape wines. Serve with foods made with tomatoes. Our first 'estate" grown wine.
  GHV St. Croix
This dry red wine was made with the St. Croix grape, a variety developed by Elmer Swenson. A full-bodied red wine, its flavor and aroma hint at plums & black cherry. Sip it by itself or greatly expand the flavor by pairing it with a steak or wild game. Very limited addition for 2010. Serve at cool room temperature.
  St. Urho Red
This semi-dry red wine is made from Valiant grapes. The grapes in this wine were grown in the driftless bluff lands of Minnesota. Serve at cool room temperature with red meats.
  St. Urho White
This semi-sweet white wine is made with La Crescent and St. Pepin grapes. The grapes in this wine were grown in the driftless blufflands of Wisconsin and Minnesota. Serve well chilled with fish or chicken.

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