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Sovereign Estate

9950 N Shore Rd, Waconia, MN 55387-9503
+1 952-446-9957
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Fun outing with friends

Sovereign Estates offers plenty of outdoor seating at several patio areas with limited standing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
islandinthemist
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Minnesota
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Concerts @ Sovereign Estate Winery

This venue is beautiful for concerts! The pavilion is beautiful....the staff, the food, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brenda B
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Sovereign Estate is a family owned winery and vineyard located on the North Shore of Lake Waconia. Producing award winning European styled wines and serving bistro foods in the Tasting Room. The Willow Room hosts fine dining at the Friday Night Supper Club in the fall and winter season. Pavilion tent is available for corporate events and receptions. Concerts and live entertainment through out spring and summer season.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“great wine” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (4 reviews)
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9950 N Shore Rd, Waconia, MN 55387-9503
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+1 952-446-9957
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sovereign Estates offers plenty of outdoor seating at several patio areas with limited standing around two bar areas indoor. Musicians were setting up while we were there doing a wine tasting ($10 for five wines of your choice). I loved the large fountain. Dogs were...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This venue is beautiful for concerts! The pavilion is beautiful....the staff, the food, the wine🍷....fabulous. Everyone feels like family. There are several national act concerts coming up through the fall and I will be there! I highly recommend this venue!!!

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the vineyard on a Sunday afternoon. There was live music and nice seating outside on the patio (shaded and unshaded). We had a flight of wine with the cheese platter, which was delicious. Service was quick and friendly. Definitely recommend this place if...More

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Teresa S, Owner at Sovereign Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for visiting! Please visit our website and sign up for our newsletters that list upcoming events and performers.Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

What a perfect afternoon! Enjoying some of Minnesota's best wines and homemade paella on the patio...great weather and entertainment as well.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

So many good memories...a glass of great wine with my daughter on the patio while biking the Dakota trail on a nice summer day. A sophisticated yet casual summer wedding with excellent food and dancing to an excellent band. A night of food, wine, music...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I call Sovereign Estate my cabin. I love to go here on Sunday afternoons as it offers the perfect ending to my weekend! The Savaryn family are always around and make you feel very welcomed! The view of the vineyards while overlooking Lake Waconia is...More

Thank Wendy W
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Came to the Vineyard with my friends when we heard there was a benefit concert with members from the band Boston. We got there early and loved the views and met the family that owns the vineyard. It was interesting to hear about the history...More

Thank Jackson W
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The grounds are beautiful with the lake view and all and the service is quite good - willing to talk about the grapes, history etc. From someone who has been to Napa and Sonoma, the experience at Sovereign was the most "wine country" like. I...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My sister and I just happened upon this place and we were so glad we found it!! Beautiful grounds, relaxing atmosphere, enjoyable wine tasting. You just want to lay in the grass and soak in a beautiful day!!

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We can here for an afternoon with family. The property is large and spread out and allowed us to be on a picnic table where he kids could run around. Very pretty setting with the lake across the street. Ordered some pizza and enjoyed some...More

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Teresa S, Owner at Sovereign Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thanks for visiting Sovereign Estate. Be sure to check out our website. Lots of upcoming events for families and food like the Waconia Wine Festival July 29 and 30!

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debra163
5 December 2017|
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Response from SunnyDay1 |
No you do not need to be there at 4:30 you can go anytime before nine. To be honest you can get to the whole thing in an hour easy.The mulled wine and the hot chocolate and adult hot chocolate are crazily over priced. Its... More
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Sammantha
4 August 2017|
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Response from kwakaruk | Reviewed this property |
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jennymbruns
5 March 2017|
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Response from Teresa S | Property representative |
Hi there Jenny! Reserved tastings can take 45 minutes - to 1 hour or longer depending on how many people in the group and whether or not they want to tour wine making area.
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