While Door County is a mecca for outdoor exploration and lively culture, many visitors would be surprised to learn that it is also one of the top spots in the nation for delicious wine! As you explore Door County’s wineries, you’ll find a wide variety of unique flavors and styles. However, if you’re a lover of more traditional wines, Stone’s Throw Winery is the place to be! This local winery uses only the finest California grapes to handcraft delicious and elegant wines that will leave you savoring every last sip. It’s also a great spot for couples to unwind and reconnect with one another, making it an absolute must for your Door County itinerary.
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3 Reasons You Need to Visit Stone’s Throw Winery
Their Delectable Selections
Stone’s Throw Winery’s Signature Series offers a wide variety of nearly irresistible wines. From whites and whites to sparkling selections, you’ll be sure to find the one that fits your specific tastes. Here are just a few of their most popular choices along with some of our personal favorite choices:
Angelique: Heavily influenced by Italian traditions, this sparkling wine is flavored with almonds for a truly delightful and unique taste.
Big Red Mouth: This aromatic wine is very food-friendly, so feel free to pair it with your favorite snacks and meals! You’re sure to love its subtle flavors of cherry, spice, and peppery oak.
Moscato: A true classic! Stone’s Throw Winery’s version of this tried and true selection is beautifully perfumed with white peach, rose, and tropical fruits. One of the best parts of this wine is its smooth, creamy aftertaste.
Zinfandel 21 Barrel: The name is very specific to this wine, as only 21 barrels of it are made per year! This is due to the careful tending of the vines that is required during the summer months to create this tasty selection.
Tours and Tastings
The winemakers at Stone’s Throw are passionate about sharing their love for perfectly crafted wines with their visitors. That is why they offer a variety of tours and tastings for you to choose from! Each experience is completely unique and offering something new. That way, you can come back multiple times and never have the same experience twice!
Daily Tour: This tour is a simple walk-through of the winery with guide commentary on the winemaking process. If you work up a thirst during your walk, no worries! The tour ends in the tasting room where you will be able to sample pre-selected blends and varietals.
The Essence of Wine: This tasting-only experience is catered to those who wish to skip the walking tours and get straight to the wine samplings. The experts at the winery will help you decide which flavors are perfect for you while introducing some of their personal favorite selections.
Signature Series: This tasting experience is a brief introduction to Stone Throw Winery’s best selections including Bordeaux, Burgundy and Cal/Ital. A logo wine glass is also yours to keep!
Stone’s Throw Winery Dining
If all that wine tasting works up an appetite, you’re in luck! The winery offers two in-house dining options to its visitors. That way, you’ll be able to enjoy fabulous wines and fresh, quality food at the same time!
Vino!Vino! in Door County: This Italian tapas venue serves appetizer-sized dishes that were designed to go along with your favorite wine blends. They also offer over 300 wines from Italy and California. Your options for pairing will be nearly endless!
Bocce: This establishment offers Stone’s Throw Winery pizza, and it is absolutely mouthwatering! All their pizzas are oak wine barrel fired, creating a unique Italian-inspired taste you’ll rarely find anywhere else. Bocce is only open seasonally, so be sure to come back for a visit this spring!
Relax and UnWINEd at The Ashbrooke
As one of the only adults-only hotels on the peninsula, The Ashbrooke is the perfect place for a much-needed getaway! Our highly-appointed rooms and suites are designed with your comfort in mind and boast all the amenities you’d expect from a luxury resort. Our prime location in the heart of Door County also places you just minutes from some of the best local wineries and attractions that you’ll want to experience. Come and see for yourself why so many of our guests return again and again!