Love wine? This itinerary provides a fun-filled afternoon with GRAND wines and a local winery.

Enjoy live music and light “Food Truck” lunch at Grape Mill Vineyard & Winery followed by wine tasting

Overlooking the banks of the beautiful Red Lake River, the cold hardy grape vines produce a unique flavor specific to our region. Today, the vineyard has over 2,000 vines including the varieties Marquette, La Crescent, Frontenac, Frontenac Gris, Frontenac Blanc, and Brianna. This vineyard, winery and tasting room also offers you a chance to sample all the delicious wines, with the option to purchase your favorites afterward.

Estimated time: 2 hours

Stop by Widman’s Candy Shop for a sweet treat

Chocolate covered potato chips, better known as Chippers, Widman's most popular item, are regularly shipped all over the world. But the legendary candy makers here have been dipping all kinds of things in chocolate - including toffee, blueberries, marshmallows, sunflower seeds, bacon and even olives - since 1949.

Estimated time: 30 minutes

Dinner at Helix Wine & Bites

Fabulous food and fine wine intertwine at Helix. It's a perfect place to chat with friends over charcuterie and a glass of chardonnay or spend one romantic Saturdate with your partner canoodling over pasta and pinot grigio. Helix's cool yet cozy ambiance attracts 21+ patrons of all persuasions. Some of the most popular dishes are the mango peanut pork belly, NY strip steak and seafood linguine.

Estimated time: 2 hours