Notice – The Winery will be CLOSED Wed, Jan 20, through Fri, Jan 22, for interior updates.  

We will welcome you back on Saturday, Jan 23!

Welcome to
The Winery at Sovereign Estate!

 Wine Store is OPEN

 Wine Store Hours 12pm-6pm.
No reservations are required for off-sale retail shopping.




While we are still following guidelines for the safety of our customers during the pandemic, it has become necessary to require reservations for all guests wanting to experience the wines and bistro on the property. Our establishment should not be considered as a place to celebrate group events like bachelorette parties, showers, birthdays, etc.  Guests may NOT bring in cakes, decorations, balloons or table decor.

Masks are required for moving about inside. Please maintain distance between other guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • Guided Wine Tasting – a tour of our facility followed by a in depth wine tasting led by an experienced staff member. Each tasting includes a souvenir logo tumbler and a $5 coupon for retail wine sales to take home.
    Coupon does not apply to any bottles opened for consumption on site. A complimentary seat for the Willow Room or for the Patio area is included following the tasting. Any additional orders are placed from your table with our Self Order ONLINE Bistro Menu.
  • Willow Room Reservation – enjoy wine by the glass, a wine flight or your favorite bottle in our cozy dining room. Limit of 6 people per table. Orders are placed from your table with our Self Order ONLINE Bistro Menu.
  • Enclosed Patio Reservation – a heated outdoor enclosed space for those wanting the fresh outdoor air. Enjoy wine by the glass, a wine flight or your favorite bottle. Limit of 6 people per table. Orders are placed from your table with our Self Order ONLINE Bistro Menu.

Guided Wine Tastings

For guests who would like an in-depth tour and tasting of select Sovereign Estate Wines, led by an experienced staff member.

Limited to 8 guests per hour. (Indoors – must bring a mask.) 

Includes reservation for indoor/outdoor seating following tour.  

Willow Room Indoor Seating


For guests who would like to reserve an indoor seat for wine flights, wine by the glass and bistro dining.

Wine and food may be ordered online from the SELF ORDER BISTRO MENU. 

Indoor time is limited to 90 minutes.

Patio Reservations


For guests who would like to purchase wine and bistro food and have an outdoor seat on the enclosed Veranda Patio.


All wine and food orders can be placed with our online SELF ORDER BISTRO MENU.

This is not a table service establishment. Texted when order is ready for pick up.

Wine festivals, Live Music and SPECIAL EVENTS
May have an admission fee. Please see calendar for details.

Upcoming Events

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Patio Wine & Dining

UPDATE – The reopening guidelines will have us changing our operations frequently.

Reservations are required for on-site consumption of wine and food. Limit of 4 individuals or 6 in a household per table. Tables may not be moved together. There is a $2 non-refundable processing fee for reservations.

Wine and drinks are ordered at the patio service bar when you arrive. Food can be pre-ordered online. Food orders placed when you are already here take approximately 20 minutes to prepare.

Winemaker Dinners

Join us for a fabulous afternoon in the French style of Vino en Blanc! Live gypsy music, a casual picnic buffet and lots of wine! All with the breathtaking views of Lake Waconia. Seating is limited!

Experience our World-class Collection of Wines


La Crescent Bottle with Glass

Winner 2019 Governor’s Cup

Best Wine in Minnesota

11th Annual International Cold Climate Wine Competition, August 15, 2019.

The MGGA in partnership with the University of Minnesota Governors’ Cup Winner for Best in Show: Sovereign Estate’s Blue La Crescent

Limited Bottles Available for Purchase
Call us at 952-446-9957 to order!

Visit Us

Pickup Hours
Sun., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon. - Tue. Closed
Sat. 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sovereign Gift Cards

Order an E-gift card online, or stop in or call the Winery during business hours to pick up or order our physical gift cards. 952-446-9957

Gift cards are perfect for any wine lover and can be used for anything sold at Sovereign Estates, including wine tastings, wine bottles, wine by the glass, bistro menu, special events, gift items, and more! 

Sovereign Gift Card Rotated

E-Gift cards may be purchased online and delivered directly to your email or to any email address you choose. Click on the button below to make your purchase. Recipients will receive a printable email with a voucher code in the amount of your purchase. E-gift card vouchers can be used at the Winery, to purchase online items, or to purchase Sovereign event tickets.

Physical gift cards with magnetic strip are available in amounts from $25 to $250.

Gift cards may be purchased at the winery with no additional fees. We can mail your gift card to you or the person(s) on your gift list for a $3 service/handling fee per address. These physical cards come with a Sovereign Estate note card and envelope. 

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