New Varietals

Viognier

An ancient grape varietal, Viognier was nearly extinct in 1965 when its production had dwindeled to only 8 acres in Northern Rhone. Today it has garnered increased popularity around the world, producing a wine with a strong floral nose, and nice crisp fruit on the palate. Notes of peach, pear, and apple.

Grüner Veltliner

Gr&#252ner Veltliner is a relatively new varietal to Northern Michigan, which is primarily grown in Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. This varietal produces a food friendly wine with citrus and peach characteristics, as well as occasional spicy notes. One of the few wines that pairs with Asparagus. Very limited current production.


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2290S. French Rd.
Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

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Our Award Winning Selection of Leelanau Peninsula Wines

  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Gris
  • Woodland White
  • Gewurztraminer
  • White Riesling
  • Pinot Noir
  • Woodland Red
  • Cherry Wine
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