Wineries

    There are more than 150 wineries making wine with grapes found throughout Michigan.


    Most wineries in Michigan are found close to the lakeshore to benefit from the Lake Effect. Photo by: Petoskey Farms

    The first record of wine being made in Michigan was by French explorers back in 1679 using wild grapes found on the banks of rivers. However, wine has been commercially made here since the mid-1800s. Get to know the people and community that braves some of the toughest winter climates to bring you an outstanding range of grapes and wine styles.

    Let's explore the list of Michigan wineries and their wines.

    Michigan Winery Facts

    • There are about 160 wineries making wine from grapes in Michigan.
    • The oldest winery in Michigan that is still running dates back to 1867.
    • More than 600,000 tourists visit Michigan’s wineries each year.
    • The Michigan Wine Industry creates over 45,000 jobs.

    SOURCES

    ♦ The National Association of American Wineries, Michigan Economic Impact Study 2022

    Selected Michigan Wineries

    Good Harbor Vineyards Image
    17 Wines

    Good Harbor Vineyards Verified Organization

    Good Harbor Vineyards has been growing grapes and producing award winning wines on the Leelanau Peninsula since 1980. Having over four decades of winemaking history has allowed the Good Harbor winemaking and viticulture team to truly refine what varieties grow best on specific sites. This experience has allowed us to continue to increase the fruit quality and in the end the overall quality of our wines. Good Harbor Vineyards was founded on the idea that people should be able to afford to drink quality wine every day. We continue to strive to grow clean and pristine fruit in the vineyard and to use that fruit to make high-quality wine at an affordable price in hopes that our patrons will be able to enjoy Good Harbor Vineyard wines on a daily basis.

    Producing:
    Dry
    Merlot
    Zweigelt Blend
    Pinot Noir
    Pinot Grigio
    Albariño

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