Here are all the events that took place at the Lecelliermdr over the years”
February 14th, 2016
Valentine’s Day Sweetheart’s Dinner and Show featuring Sonny “Elvis” Pearson in person!
August 15th, 2016
The Lecelliermdr gets licensed (#20110472) by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture for Minnesota Grown. Yeah!
July 28th, 2016
The Lecelliermdr finally has the world’s largest bottle put in place and the trees cut so it stands alone as a beacon of hope. The wine bottle is 36 feet tall and weighs over 3,000 pounds thanks to the steel & fiberglass supporting it.
July 2, 2016
Irv Moen & Olde Country Winery & Vineyards are featured in a new book called Wineries of Wisconsin & Minnesota. It’s written by Patricia Monaghan of DePaul University and Published by The Minnesota Historical Society Press. Very cool news! See page 90-92 for all the details, including quotes by Irv Moen.
Irv even made sure Robert Mondavi was included in the history of Minnesota wines. Robert is a native of Virginia, Minnesota and is a famous winemaker. The Mondavi family moved from Italy to Virginia, Minnesota and they made their first wines in Virginia before moving to California.
New from MHS Press:
Wineries of Wisconsin and Minnesota by Patricia Monaghan, available now. $24.95. A detailed guide to fifty-five wineries in Wisconsin and Minnesota, including tours of thirteen wine trails and delightful sidebars packed with food pairings, tips, and local lore.
The Lecelliermdr was also featured on “Finding Minnesota” on WCCO, Channel 4.