Michigan’s wine trails make it easy to visit multiple tasting rooms in one trip and get a well-rounded sampling of what an individual region has to offer. Here are seven trails to explore around the state.

Photo courtesy of St. Julian Winery

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail
Located in the southwest corner of the state right by Lake Michigan, this wine trail includes 15 wineries and four additional tasting rooms that weave through two American Viticultural Areas, or AVAs: Lake Michigan Shore and Fennville.

Photo courtesy of French Valley Vineyard

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, part of the Leelanau Peninsula AVA in scenic northern Michigan, boasts 21 member wineries spread throughout three “loops.”

Wineries on this trail that offer lodging: Aurora Cellars, Black Star Farms, and Green Bird Cellars

Photo courtesy of Dablon Vineyards

Makers Trail
Numerous wineries — as well as cideries, breweries, and distilleries — are included in this trail, which celebrates the great beverage makers of Southwest Michigan.

Wine business on this trail that offers lodging: Moersch Hospitality Group, parent company of Round Barn, Tabor Hill, and Free Run Cellars

Photo by John Doskoch for Chateau Chantal

Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail
Ten wineries participate in this wine trail, whose peninsular home north of downtown Traverse City constitutes its own AVA and is surrounded by water, making for stunning views.

Wineries on this trail that offer lodging: Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, Chateau Chantal, and Chateau Grand Traverse

Photo courtesy of Petoskey Farms Vineyard. Winery. Coffeehouse.

Petoskey Wine Region
This wine trail is home to 16 unique stops — ranging from rustic to trendy — serving a variety of wines in the Tip of the Mitt AVA.

Wineries on this trail that offer lodging: Cellar 1914, Lost Cellars, and Mackinaw Trail Winery/Resort Pike Cidery and Winery

Photo courtesy of Cherry Creek Cellars

River Raisin Wine Trail
The River Raisin Wine Trail, which launched in 2023, unites four wineries in southeastern Michigan: Cherry Creek Cellars in Brooklyn, Chateau Aeronautique Winery in Onsted, Flying Otter Winery in Adrian, and Pentamere Winery in Tecumseh.

Photo courtesy of Northern Sun Winery

U.P. Wine Trail
Gear up for an epic road trip and “uncork the north” on the U.P. Wine Trail, which connects seven wineries spread throughout the Upper Peninsula.

Michigan’s wine trails — and their members — change from time to time. Please contact the individual trails and/or member wineries for the most up-to-date information.




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