8 of the Best Door County Wineries That You’ll Love

Calling all winos! Did you know that Door County is quickly growing to become one of the nation’s most respected wine regions? There are currently eight fantastic wineries throughout the peninsula, and there are many more in the planning stages. Whether you prefer the taste of classic white and red wine or are searching for a unique and fruity blend to take home, you’ll be sure to find a new beloved bottle at one of our favorite Door County wineries. 

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Explore These Door County Wineries 

Nestled between Lake Michigan and the Bay of Green Bay, the Door County Wine Trail is home to an array of unique wineries and tasting rooms. Explore these Door County, WI, wineries, and discover your new favorite blend! 

1. Harbor Ridge WineryPouring red wine from bottle into the wineglass on bar. Close up of red wine pouring from bottle to glass in a winery. Wine tasting in a winehouse.

Only a 4-minute drive from the Ashbrooke Hotel in Egg Harbor 

Harbor Ridge Winery is easily one of the most popular wineries in the area. This winery produces handcrafted Door County wines, cheeses, soaps, and more in a cozy log cabin setting. The captivating atmosphere is the perfect spot to unwind with a glass of your favorite wine and shop for unique souvenirs you won’t find anywhere else. Some of their most popular selections include the semi-sweet Crimes Against Vines and Mademoiselle chardonnay. 

New to Harbor Ridge Winery: Heated snow globes! Enjoy outdoor daily wine tastings in magical, larger-than-life snow globes (globes are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis).  

2. Stone’s Throw Winery

Only a 6-minute drive from the Ashbrooke Hotel in Baileys Harbor 

Stone’s Throw Winery uses inspiration from California’s Napa Valley to create their succulent assortments. They hand-select California grapes and match the fruit to French and oak barrels.  Enjoy one of their several Door County winery tours and tastings offered throughout the week, stroll through their scenic gardens, and visit their tasting room to try one of their many award-winning varietals. 

3. Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Market and Winery

Only a 6-minute drive from the Ashbrooke Hotel in Fish Creek 

You’re in for a fun-filled day when you visit Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Market and Winery. They’ve specialized in growing, harvesting, and producing award-winning fruit wines and other products since 1955. They offer wine tastings and flights, as well as hard ciders. After indulging in your favorite glass of wine, be sure to explore the market for farm-fresh products or pick fruits in the orchard.

4. Red Oak WineryDoor County Wineries

Only a 10-minute drive from the Ashbrooke Hotel in Sturgeon Bay.   

Head to Red Oak Winery and taste delectable wines in their famous barrel roomThey use French-style winemaking practices to create their red wines and German-style methods for their whites. They also offer fruit and dessert wines, so it’s easy to find a wine that everyone will enjoy! 

5. Door Peninsula Winery

Only an 11-minute drive from the Ashbrooke Hotel in Sturgeon Bay 

The Door Peninsula Winery produces the largest selection of wines in Wisconsin, making it a favorite among tourists and locals. Since the Wisconsin climate becomes too cold for growing grapes during winter, the winery makes many of their drinks from locally grown fruits such as cherries, plums, and apples! You can sample more than 45 wines from two tasting bars and tours each day.  

6. Door 44 Winery

Only a 14-minute drive from the Ashbrooke Hotel in Sturgeon Bay 

Door 44 Winery makes it their mission to produce the best selections with locallygrown Wisconsin grapes. Their crisp and refreshing wine whites, such as the Frozen Tundra White, have won countless awards. Take in the beautiful Wisconsin vineyard backdrop as you enjoy some of the finest Door County wines by the flight, glass, or bottle 

7. Simon CreekVineyard & Winery winery on wine trail in vineyard

Only a 14-minute drive from the Ashbrooke Hotel in Sturgeon Bay 

With over 60,000 visitors per year, Simon Creek Winery has quickly become one of Door County’s premier attractions and favorite local wineries. During your visit, sample one of their fruit wines, like the Door County Cherry or Light Sweet Muscat. You’ll experience pure bliss as you relax on the deck and sip on an award-winning blend. If you stop by the vineyard on a Sunday, you can listen to the sounds of live music while you sip 

8. von Stiehl Winery

Only a 40-minute drive from the Ashbrooke Hotel in Algoma.   

Wisconsin’s oldest licensed winery, von Stiehl Winery, has been crafting delicious wines since 1967. They offer over 40 varietals to choose from during wine tastings and will teach you all about their European-style underground wine cellar. Whether you want to sip inside near the cozy fireplace or outdoors on the terrace overlooking the Algoma Harbor, you’re in for a memorable experience when you visit von Stiehl.  

Experience the Door County Wine Fest 

If you are visiting during the summer, don’t miss out on the Door County Wine Fest. This event is an entertaining extravaganza that even the pickiest of wine drinkers will love. The event takes place during June every year and features live music, mouthwatering food, and of course, hundreds of wines.  

Stay Near the Best Door County Wineries 

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After your Door County wine adventure, we invite you to come back and relax at our warm and inviting hotel. Located in the heart of Door County, The Ashbrooke Hotel offers excellent amenitiesluxurious guest rooms, a pristine exercise facility, an indoor pool, and more. Our prime location grants you convenient access to all the best things to do in Door County. 

When you stay at The Ashbrooke Hotel, rest your head in our Brighton Room. This luxurious room features a king-sized bed, free WiFi access, a 42’’ TV with HBO, and a wet bar with microwave and refrigerator. You’ll have everything you need to feel at home! What are you waiting for? Check our availability and book your next vacation with us today! We look forward to welcoming you soon. 

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