Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria was just named the Best Winery Wedding Venue in this year's Minnesota Bride's Best of 2020.

The results of Minnesota Bride's Best of 2020 awards are out, and Carlos Creek Winery was named the best Winery Wedding Venue in the state by popular vote!

"Stroll through the grounds of Carlos Creek Winery and you’ll experience the epitome of rustic charm," reads MNBride.com. "Located on 160 acres of unsurpassed natural beauty in Alexandria, their all-inclusive services cater to your every need. From floral to transportation, lawn games to wine barrel décor, you don’t need to worry about a thing as their savvy staff carefully curates a one-of-a-kind winery bash just for you."

Finalists in the category were Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery and Crow River Winery.

"OH MY GOSH!! We won!!!" shared Carlos Creek Winery at its Facebook page. "The hard work of our entire team, from event coordinators, to bartenders, to grounds and including our incredible vendor partners like Depot Express and MBaumann Designs, has paid off with this incredible award!"

Carlos Creek Winery was also a finalist in the Best Central Minnesota Venue category, which was won by Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. This year marks the 18th annual Minnesota Bride Reader's Choice Awards, with categories including Best Dress Shop, Best Bridesmaid Dresses, Best Formalwear, Best Hair & Makeup, Best Spa Services, Best Barn Venue, Best Hotel View, Best Officiant, Best Wedding Planner, Best Florist, Best Wedding Cakes, Best Photography, Best DJ and more.

Carlos Creek Winery is currently hosting its own Dream Wedding contest. After reviewing over 100 submissions from couples whose 2020 weddings were ruined or postponed by COVID-19, they've narrowed down to 10 finalists including a St. Cloud couple. Those finalists will be sharing their stories in video form at Carlos Creek Winery's Facebook page for further consideration of a grand prize winner and finalists.

You can watch the full presentation of Minnesota Bride's Reader's Choice winners below or read through them all here.

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