- May 2013
- Northern Michigan Vacations: Leelanau Peninsula is Wine Country
Northern Michigan Vacations: Leelanau Peninsula is Wine Country
Northern Michigan Vacations: This summer, be a wine connoisseur, if only for a day, out on the panoramic vineyards of Leelanau peninsula
Jun 20, 2013 Angela Brown
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Northern Michigan Vacations: With unique tasting rooms (think 19th century barn or stylishly renovated chicken coop), magnificent hilltop vistas, and, of course, world-class wine, the twenty or so wineries that cover Leelanau peninsula are a requisite for vacationers and locals alike. Choose a designated driver and wind your way through Northern Michigan wine country with these recommended vineyards and cider houses.
Bel Lago Vineyard & Winery
Beautiful lake views showcase carefully crafted European varietals. 6530 S. Lake Shore Dr., Cedar, 231.228.4800, bellago.com
an interview with Bel Lago's Charlie Edson.
This newcomer is notable for its light-filled tasting room and the double gold
won for its first unoaked chardonnay. 780 N. Sylt Road, Lake Leelanau, 231.256.0146, blustonevineyards.com
Sip the award-winning Boathouse Red from an Adirondack chair on the waterfront. Corner of St. Mary’s Street and M-204. 231.256.7115, boathousevineyards.com