North Shore Winery July Grand Opening

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North Shore Winery July Grand Opening

June 20, 2016 – Lutsen, Minn. – North Shore Winery owners, Chuck and Kim Corliss, are pleased to announce the official opening of North Shore Winery on Friday, July 1. The grand opening celebration will be held Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17. The winery will offer wine and hard cider for tastings and purchase along with artisan cheese and meat products.

 

“We have been busy creating a special space for North Shore visitors and locals to relax and enjoy our wine and ciders,” states Chuck Corliss, North Shore Winery owner and winemaker. “We are looking forward to opening and hope our guests enjoy the ambiance of our tasting room and outside seating areas.”

 

The Grand Opening event includes music, food, and fun. Beverages will be available for purchase for tastings or by the glass and carafe. Bottles of wine and cider will also be available for purchase.

The schedule of events includes: Saturday, July16

  • 11 a.m.-7 p.m. – Tasting Room Open
  • 11 a.m.-7 p.m. – BBQ by Double D’s
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Fun and Games for Kids
  • 2-5 p.m. – Music by Plucked Up String Band

 

Sunday, July 17

  • 11 a.m.-7 p.m. – Tasting Room Open
  • 11 a.m.-7 p.m. – BBQ by Double D’s
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Fun and Games for Kids
  • 2-5 p.m. – Music by Black River Revue Band

 

The winery project began in 2012 when the couple purchased property on Ski Hill Road in Lutsen. The winery manufacturing facility and tasting room were completed in 2015. Wine production began last fall, and there will be five red wines, four white wines, and two ciders bottled and available by opening day.

 

The winery and tasting room, located on Ski Hill Road in Lutsen, Minn., is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The tasting room, managed by Rob Grubbs, will offer a flight of tastings for a fee along with carafe, glass, and bottle purchases of wine and hard cider. The tasting room will also offer a selection of Minnesota crafted cheeses and cured meats to enjoy while visiting the winery.

 

Available wines include:

 

 

Whites

  • Artist Point
  • Cascade
  • Chardonnay
    • Chenin Blanc Reds
    • Lutsen
    • Boundary Waters
    • Petite Sirah
    • Syrah
      • Zinfandel Cider

 

  • Kim’s Blend
  • Herbie’s Blend (made with Caribou Cream maple syrup)

 

About North Shore Winery

North Shore Winery, established in 2013, is owned by Chuck and Kim Corliss of Lutsen, Minn. The winery offers both red and white wines for tasting and purchase. Under the brand, Sawtooth Mountain Cider House, the couple offer hard ciders created with a local flair. The winery, located on Ski Hill Road in Lutsen, Minn., normal business hours are Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. www.northshorewinery.us

 

202 Ski Hill Road P.O. Box 7 Lutsen, Minnesota 55612 t. 651-341-8864 schroederkims@gmail.com www.northshorewinery.us