Experience The Award-Winning Wines and Wineries

All in Southwest Michigan and Easy to Explore.

Whether for the week, weekend, or just a day, the Wine Trail is a getaway like no other.

Your time with us may only last a day or two,

but the memories are made to last a lifetime.

USA Today – nominated our region for 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award.

Lake Michigan Shore has been nominated in the latest USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest! Our expert panel selected Lake Michigan Shore as a contender for Best Wine Region, which just launched. Our contest gives voters until August 10 to vote for the candidate of their choice at https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-wine-region/. A person can vote once a day for the run of the contest. ***Note that due to GDPR rules, our contests are geared toward American travelers, and voting from Europe (or European territories) is not allowed.

Voting ends on August 10, 2020 and the winners will be announced on 10Best on August 21, 2020. You can read the official rules herePlease note that the rules do not allow offering prizes or other inducements to members of the public in exchange for votes during the voting period.


Note from 10Best: Someday, we’ll all be ready to pack our suitcases again and head out on our next adventures. In the meantime, we’ll keep supporting the places that inspire us


Latest News Regarding The Wineries Opening

June 18 2020 –  The wineries were allowed to reopen on June 15.  Please review each wineries website and FB pages for current plans and updates.  Masks are required.

We are pleased to begin to serve you in person again, with the current policies mandated by the State of Michigan and the CDC. We look forward to seeing you.  Become familiar with the policies that are required for your safety.  When and where masks are required,  socially distancing of 6ft, number of people allowed inside the winery and outside, how the wine will be served (flights, modified tastings, glass, bottle, case).  Please check the winery website for specific policy of each winery.

Please be kind and patient as we work together to make your winery experience as pleasant as possible for everyone.   While we understand that adjusting to the issue of wearing masks may not be easy for some, remember we all adjusted to no smoking, no shirt, no shoes, no service policies.   It will take some time, so don’t forget your masks.   Thank you.

Michigan Wine Month

Thank you for joining us during Michigan Wine Month in May.  The virtual wine tastings were a huge success and we thank you for your support.   If you did not have a chance to participate, you may do so by watching any or all of the 4 episodes on our FB page.

Episode 1     Episode 2 

Episode 3    Episode 4

Watch the latest news story  Watch the News Story from Fox 17

Great Wine.  It’s a Shore Thing.


Donating to Front Line Workers

To show support of those who are on the front lines of the the Covid-19 pandemic, we have distributed 64 cases of wine and 4 cases of sanitizer in our AVA (American Viticulture Area) that includes the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail.   We are grateful for their service and the willingness to do what it takes to keep us all safe.    More




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