Welcome! Information about Visiting the Winery

Please read new guidelines for visiting the winery.

Veranda Patio Wine and Bistro Dining – reservations required

Reservations Only – Tuesday – Saturday 12-8pm, Sunday 12-6pm. Please see reservation site for all guidelines about your visit. 

Last Reservation taken 1 hour before closing. $2 processing fee per person per reservation. Limit 4 individuals per table or 6 per household

Use our online app to order your food! You may order in advance to save time. Kitchen closes an hour before the winery, so get your orders in early!

Please note: We are not accepting bus tours, limo tours, bachelorette parties, bridal showers, impromptu birthday parties or large wine tasting groups. You may not bring in any outside food or beverage, balloons, decorations or gifts to the property. Dogs are welcome on leashes in the grassy picnic areas with your dining reservation.

Guided Wine Tastings Starting July 14

Groups of 12 or less
Available as scheduled
Must have a reservation 

May have an admission fee. please see calendar for details.

Make a Reservation

Find your date, choose your time, and then select the quantity of guests. This will allow us to maintain proper occupancy.

Pre-Order Your Food Online

Save time by pre-ordering your bistro items online! You can choose what time you would like to have your food ready at checkout. Food orders placed when you are already at the winery have a minimum 20 minute prep time.

Upcoming Events

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!


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. 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon. Closed
Tue. - Thu. 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri. - Sat. 12:00 pm - 9:00 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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