New Buffalo Michigan is set along the Lake Michigan Shore Wine trail, which offers some of the best wine in west Michigan.
best wineries in Michigan
Situated between Michigan’s pinky finger (also known as the Leelanau Peninsula) and the rest of the mitten, Old Mission Peninsula juts out into Grand Traverse Bay, splitting it into East and West arms. Because of this, Old Mission has some of the best views in all of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. This is Michigan’s wine country, and nothing pairs better with the gorgeous view of the bay than a glass of Michigan wine from one of the many lovely wineries found along the Old Mission Peninsula wine trail.
As the largest of Michigan’s grape-growing regions, the southwest corner of the state is home to some of the best wineries in Michigan.
Located in the Lake Michigan Shore AVA ( American Viticultural Area), this wine region produces some of the most diverse wines in the state, thanks to the “lake effect” weather along the Lake Michigan coastal area.
Collectively, these southwest Michigan wineries make up the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail, a cluster of wineries surrounded by endless Michigan vineyards, farms, and orchards.
Michigan winemakers have a pure love of wine and the process of making it and they love to share that with others by glass or by bottle. It’s a unique passion for flavor that makes Michigan wine country a must-visit for any wine enthusiast. In this guide to Michigan; you’ll learn about some of our favorite wineries, vineyards and testing rooms.