Wisconsin Dells is known for being the Waterpark Capital of the World. Because Wisconsin Dells is often a family vacation destination, you can miss other highlights in the area. However, the Wisconsin Dells area has plenty of activities for adults to enjoy. Our recommendation is to spend the day at the many wineries near Wisconsin Dells. Stay away from crowded hotels when you book with Sand County Vacation Rentals. Choose the perfect house, condo, or cottage for your Wisconsin Dells vacation!

Fawn Creek Winery: Wisconsin Dells

Nestled in the forests of Dell Prairie is one of the best Wisconsin Dells wineries: Fawn Creek Winery. The country setting hosts three buildings, three decks, and six tasting bars. The expansive wine menu has red table wines, white table wines, and fruit-flavored grape wines. We would recommend trying the award-winning Semi-Sweet Riesling.

Prairie Hawk Winery: Wisconsin Dells

Located on a wooded site, enjoy your Prairie Hawk Wine while keeping an eye out for wildlife. Whether you are looking for white wine, red wine, fruit wine, ciders, or mead Prairie Hawk Winery has it all. Crafted in small batches, they guarantee every glass of wine to be the best. Like most Wisconsin Dells wineries, Prairie Hawk has live music Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. So, stop in any weekend for great scenery, wine, and music. 

Balanced Rock Winery: Baraboo

Residing on 22 acres of land, Balanced Rock Winery blends an urban and rural aesthetic. Sip on the selection of Wisconsin-made wines; St. Pepin, Brianna Frontenac Gris, or Rock Rose’. The focus of Balanced Rock Winery is to express the soil, climate, and farming of the area through their wine. Every summer, live music is performed on Wednesdays and Fridays. Check the event schedule and stop by for live music and a glass (or two) of wine at Balanced Rock Winery!

Wollersheim Winery & Distillery: Prairie Du Sac

Wollersheim Winery is a National Historic Site that was first planted with vineyards in the 1840s! Located on a hillside overlooking the Wisconsin River, the vineyard is Wisconsin wineries at its finest. There are seven wines made from the grapes grown in the vineyards. These wines include Prairie Blush, Eagle White. Prairie Sunburst, Ruby Nouveau, Domaine du Sac, and Domaine Reserve. Enjoy a local wine from a sustainable vineyard. Wollersheim Winery & Distillery prides itself on green practices to preserve the wonderful land of Wisconsin!

Sand County: Love the Dells but Not Hotels

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or enjoy it casually, the wineries near Wisconsin Dells have plenty to offer. Relax on the expansive winery grounds and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Enjoy local wine and wine from all over the country. Settle in for live music on the weekends, and you’ll be wondering why Wisconsin Dells isn’t the “Winery Capital of the World” instead. Steer clear of packed hotels when you stay with us at Sand County Vacation Rentals. If you have any questions at all, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 800-822-7768!