With more than 120 wineries that produce up to 2.5 million gallons of wine per year, the state of Michigan welcomes millions of tourists to visit these vineyards and get a glimpse of its rich history.
The best part about planning a tour to Michigan wineries is that tour operators offer packages throughout the year, which means you can plan your visit to a winery in Michigan any season you want. Whether you’re a tourist or lucky enough to live in Michigan, here are some of the best wine tours in Michigan you would not want to miss out on.
Cogdal Vineyards is a family enterprise that offers small and intimate tours of their winery. You also get to sample their wines that have been made using Michigan grown grapes. Those who are planning to visit Cogdal Vineyards would not want to miss the annual Jazz Festival warm up session on August 18th. You can book your tour in advance at Coastal Tours to enjoy some delicious wine, music, and more wine.
Crane’s is another family-owned winery that’s nestled in the picturesque rolling hills of Fennville. Here, visitors will get to tour a farm, winery, and pie pantry that’s been operated by the family for decade. If you want to get an intimate experience of what’s life like on a farm and sample some scrumptious wine while you’re at it, then this is one wine tour you wouldn’t want to miss for the world.
As a bonus, you also get to taste some of Crane’s award-winning wines which include the likes of, Sauvignon Blanc, Pino Grigio, Merlot, Cherry wine and Montage amongst others, which makes the experience truly worth your while.
Fenn Valley Vineyards and Wine Cellar
Fenn Valley Vineyards is also a family-owned enterprise that first opened its doors in 1973. Fenn Valley is responsible for producing world class wines on its 240-acre farm that’s located just five miles away from Lake Michigan. The wines produced here are made from grapes that have the “lake effect,” making them one of the most sought-after wines in the country.
Some of the wines that you will get to sample while on a tour to Fenn Valley Vineyards and Wine Cellar will be white and sparkling wines, fruit wines, red wines, and specialty wines.
McIntosh Cellars is a winery located in Michigan and is known for producing a wonderful selection of wines that are made and bottled on the large estate. Here you can expect to find traditional old-world style hard cider and iced apple aperitif wines along with a selection of fruit wines that are considered to be one of the premium wines in Michigan. The good news for food lovers is that you won’t have to pack snacks for this trip since McIntosh Cellars offers visitors a pint of wine accompanied with their famous home-made pizza.
To find out more about these amazing tours of wineries in Michigan and book a date, you should visit Coastal Tours today.
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