French Valley Vineyards

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Winery Category: Wineries

  • Profile

    Owner and longtime wine enthusiast Steve Kozelko — who works as a dentist by day — purchased the farm in 2000 with the intention of planting grapes. His first harvest was in 2003. Kozelko opened the first Tasting Room in 2016, renting space from his partner, who owns the Vineyard Inn on Suttons Bay, and featuring a wood stone pizza oven along with small plates, dips and charcuterie boards. To date, there are 10 acres planted with the following varietals: Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Frontenac Gris, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and recently planted Marquette. Producing estate-grown wines.

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