Door County Wineries: Your Ultimate Guide to the Best of Door County

Door County wineries and vineyards offer wine enthusiasts a unique opportunity for wine tours and tastings unique to this region. Due to the microclimate created by Lake Michigan, wineries can thrive in this northern location. There are many wines to try, including red, white, and rosé and fruit-infused wines like apple, cherry, raspberry, and blackberry.

In this comprehensive guide to Door County wineries, you’ll find a great listing of wineries to visit, tours and events you can experience while in Door County, and an overview of Door County’s wine scene. Explore everything Door County has to offer about wine in the blog below. And bookmark this page for vacation planning and share it with other wine lovers.

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List of Some of the Best Door County Wineries

Door County Wineries

Door County is home to many charming wineries offering wine lovers unique experiences. Whether you’re an avid enthusiast or love a glass of wine here and there, you will love visiting the wineries in Door County. With many of them situated in gorgeous landscapes, rolling hills, orchards, and waterfront views, this region offers a breathtaking experience while wine tasting and taking wine tours.

Furthermore, the wineries have a welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff, which make visiting these places exquisite and charming. Each location has its own unique character making it well worth visiting all of them, hearing their stories, and enjoying their selections.

It’s an authentic Door County experience that will make your trip to the area well worth your time like you experienced the heart of Door County.

Simon Creek Vineyard & Winery

Simon Creek is in Sturgeon Bay, surrounded by vineyards and rolling hills. They specialize in grape wines like Pinot Noir, Merlot, and Chardonnay. You can experience their wines in their tasting room, take tours, enjoy live music on Sundays, and join their wine club.

Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery and Market

Located in Fish Creek, their picturesque vineyards and orchards produce a wide range of wines. They make fruit wines using cherries, apples, and other delicious fruits. Plus, they have a market where you can browse various local products. If you’d like a tour, you can enjoy their complimentary wine tour and tasting year-round. And if you want to pick some of your own fruit to enjoy, you can do that here too.

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Harbor Ridge Winery

Harbor Ridge Winery offers a variety of grape and fruit wines. They are in Egg Harbor and provide a diverse selection of rosé, red, white, and dessert wines. You can explore some of their wines in their cozy tasting room or shop for products like cheese, soap, and hand-crafted gifts.

Stone’s Throw Winery

Another Egg Harbor winery, Stone’s Throw, specializes in grape wines from their vineyards and other local vineyards. They have tastings and tours where you can try sparkling wines, red, white, and rosé. When you get hungry, you can pick from two dining options onsite where you can enjoy Italian appetizers or pizza.

Door Peninsula Winery

Door Peninsula Winery is one of the oldest and largest wineries in the region. They’ve been making wine and have been a part of the Door economy for 45 years. They’ve received over 200 awards for their wines. Their specialty is fruit wines like cherry, apple, and other berry wines. However, they also offer traditional grape wines and a spacious wine-tasting room to enjoy.

Door 44 Winery

Door 44 focuses on grape varieties that do well in cool climates. They craft wines like Riesling, Pinot Noir, and Gewürztraminer. You can enjoy wine tastings out on their beautiful and spacious patio that looks out over their vineyards. Try wine flights, wine by the glass, or purchase a bottle at their store. Plus, build your own charcuterie board to go with your wine!

Door County Wineries and Wine Tours

There are a couple of popular ways travelers like to take wine tours in Door County. One of the most extravagant and exciting ways to tour is in a Door County Limo, where you can get a personalized wine tour experience by picking out the wineries you want to visit, and they take you to those locations.

Or, if you want a lively experience touring with other travelers on an authentic and charming trolley, you can take wine tours with Door County Trolley. This guided tour offers three stops, a narrated trip, and lunch at the end for five hours of fun.

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Self-Guided Wine Itinerary

Another great way to tour the vineyards and wineries is self-guided tours using the Door County Wine Trail list of nine wineries that give you an unforgettable experience. On this tour, you will follow the guide in your own time and use your own transportation. It is a great option if you want to space your trips out several days or visit more than a few in one day. It is up to you to see them in a way that works for your vacation itinerary.

Wine Festivals

If you want to visit the most popular wine event of the year in Door County, check out the Door County Wine Fest. It is where all the wine lovers in the region come to celebrate all things wine. Enjoy live music, wine tastings, wine and food demos, and even take the trolley shuttle service.

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Our luxurious suites provide unbeatable service and Door County Hotel room amenities such as a fire pit, hot tub, pool, fitness facility, and a complimentary breakfast. You can easily explore the local markets and attractions and make unforgettable memories. Don’t wait any longer – book your stay at the Ashbrooke Hotel today!