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Strawbale Winery

Strawbale Winery
47215 257th Street
605-543-5071

ABOUT US

Don and Susie South, along with family and friends, started planting grapes in 2000. Susie having a horticulture background and Don having an entrepreneur spirit planted over 500 the first year. More would follow. After waiting 3 years for a mature wine grape crop, the wine was pretty good, and friends thought they should continue their combined passion, so in 2004 they applied and received the license for Strawbale Winery. 

The production building is straw-compacted-panels, built in 2005. The tasting room and gift shop is made from straw bales and was built in 2006. The counter tops are black slate chalkboard, recycled from an area high school. The timber framing is oak pegged and flooring is white pine that blew down in a windstorm in northern Minnesota. 

Strawbale Winery has over 20 different wines that are produced from grapes and a variety of other fruits from Black Currants to Strawberries. Don is the winemaker, and always has a new one for you to try. Please, come and see us!


Upcoming Events at Strawbale Winery

Sangria Sunday: Lance Spears

Sunday, Jul 25, 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Renner, SD
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Sangria Sunday: Lance Spears

Summer Porch Series: Back Alley

Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Renner, SD
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Summer Porch Series: Back Alley

Sangria Sunday: Jagged Annies

Sunday, Aug 1, 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Renner, SD
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Sangria Sunday: Jagged Annies

Summer Porch Series: Shamrockers

Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Renner, SD
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Summer Porch Series: Shamrockers

Sangria Sunday: Blue Sky Music Machine

Sunday, Aug 8, 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Renner, SD
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Sangria Sunday: Blue Sky Music Machine

Summer Porch Series: Keven and Mike Vermillion

Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Renner, SD
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Summer Porch Series: Keven and Mike Vermillion

Sangria Sunday: Kevin Ryan

Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Renner, SD
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Sangria Sunday: Kevin Ryan

Summer Porch Series: Mogen's Heroes

Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Renner, SD
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Summer Porch Series: Mogen's Heroes

Sangria Sunday: Jagged Annies

Sunday, Aug 22, 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Renner, SD
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Sangria Sunday: Jagged Annies

Summer Porch Series: Hank Harris

Thursday, Aug 26, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Renner, SD
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Summer Porch Series: Hank Harris

Sangria Sunday: Tommy Binford

Sunday, Aug 29, 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Renner, SD
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Sangria Sunday: Tommy Binford

Summer Porch Series: Geoff Gunderson

Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Renner, SD
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Summer Porch Series: Geoff Gunderson

Sangria Sunday: Shamrockers

Sunday, Sep 5, 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Renner, SD
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Sangria Sunday: Shamrockers

Summer Porch Series: Gary Mehlbrech

Thursday, Sep 9, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Renner, SD
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Summer Porch Series: Gary Mehlbrech

Sangria Sunday: Ron and Jane Cote

Sunday, Sep 12, 2021 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Renner, SD
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Sangria Sunday: Ron and Jane Cote

Recent News

Strawbale Winery Harvest Festival

Come help us celebrate the end of harvest with food, wine, games, wine, fun, music, beer, wine, discounts and did we mention wine? Great food vendors, craft vendors and activities going on all day. Relax, sit back and listen to live music. All…

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Strawbale Summer Porch Series 2013

Schedule: May 30, 2013 Chris Champion - 5:00pm to 8:00pm Music: Chris Champion Food: The Meat Wagon June 6, 2013 Burlap Wolf  - 5:00pm to 8:00pm Music: Burlap Wolf King Food: Pork Producers and Skipping Stone Pizza June 13, 2013 Hegg…

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