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  • Wineries & Vineyards - Wine grapes grow in beautiful places. Lucky for the Michigan traveler, most of the state's wineries are also located in these areas. Explore our website and experience Michigan wines.
    • Plan Your Wine Tour -
    • Wine Tour Transportation Services - There are numerous ways to get around the great state of Michigan to see and taste the fine wines. Whether you want to bike or hire a limousine driver, there is a variety of choices to choose from so you can enjoy your trip!
    • Wine Trails - Throughout Michigan wine country, groups of wineries have joined together to create wine trails in their regions.
    • MAEAP Vineyards & Wineries -
    • Plan Your Wine, Camp & Trail Adventure - Plan your Michigan wine adventure by pairing your favorite hiking, biking or camping spots with a wine tour
    • Weddings - Michigan's vineyards provide a beautiful setting for your wedding ceremony.
    • Trip Ideas - Do you really need a special occasion for an excuse to enjoy wine? Of course not. Good wine makes any occasion special, especially when it's enjoyed overlooking the scenic Michigan countryside. But here are a few ideas to tempt your palate.
    • Travel and Tourism Links - Links to information about travel and tourism in Michigan.
    • Vineyards and Their Appellations - Information about wine grape growers in Michigan
    • Michigan Wine Country Magazine - Request this colorful, free magazine - published annually in April, it contains information and informative articles about the wineries and wine regions of Michigan.
    • Join Vintage Michigan - Join the Vintage Michigan Club and discover Michigan's best-kept secret!
  • Wine & Food - Michigan wines are typically "cool climate" -- clean, crisp, balanced wines that exhibit real varietal character and pair well with food.
    • Restaurants Serving Michigan Wine - There are many restaurants around Michigan that serve a variety of Michigan wines. View a list of some of the restaurants that list four or more Michigan wines.
    • Wine and Food Pairings - When food and wine are perfectly paired something magical happens -- the pleasure of your meal is greater than the sum of its parts.
    • Tasting Room Tips - Make the most of your Michigan wine tour!
    • Take Home a Tasting - While you are touring and tasting your way through Michigan's beautiful wine country, you can also be collecting bottles of wine to host a tasting for your friends or wine club.
    • Wine Clubs -
    • Recipes - Explore our recipes using the links to the left ... you'll find that Michigan wines go great with Michigan foods!
      • Appetizers - Eight amazing appetizer recipes that compliment Michigan Wines can be found here.
      • Beverages - Add a little zing to your drink! These flavorful recipes will give you just the taste you're looking for.
      • Desserts - Satisfy your sweet tooth with these delicious recipes that compliment Michigan wines!
      • Main Dishes - These main dishes compliment delicious Michigan wines. From sherry goulash to venison swiss steak, there are 31 tasty recipes to choose from to please your palate!
      • Side Dishes - Need a little something to spruce up your meal? These side dishes can do just that, and they taste great with Michigan wines!
      • Soups, Salads & Sauces - Whether you need a soup, salad, or a delicious sauce to add flare to your meal, there is a recipe for it! These recipes go great with Michigan wines and meals.
    • Wine & Food Links - Links to a variety of food- and wine-related websites.
  • Events - A comprehensive listing of wine-related events happening in Michigan.
    • Wedding Venues - Michigan's vineyards provide a beautiful setting for your wedding ceremony.
  • Media - Get a comprehensive listing of the news related to wine and the wine industry in Michigan.
    • Fast Facts -
    • History - Michigan's wine history is laden with tales of discovery, perseverance and passion for crafting wine from fruits that thrive in our soils.
    • Wine Grape Varieties - Michigan grows more than 50 different wine grape varieties.
    • Awards - Michigan wineries win awards at regional and international competitions!
    • E-News -
    • News Releases -
  • Industry - Information for winery owners, wine grape growers, winemakers, tasting room staff and others related to the Michigan wine industry.
  • About - Each year, Michigan's wine, grapes and grape juice products and related industries contribute considerably to the total economic value to the State of Michigan.
    • Awards - Michigan wineries win awards at regional and international competitions!
    • Economic Impact - Michigan's wine, grapes and grape juice products contribute nearly $790 million of total economic value to the State of Michigan.
    • Fast Facts -
    • History of The Michigan Wine Industry - Michigan's wine history is laden with tales of discovery, perseverance and passion for crafting wine from fruits that thrive in our soils.
    • Wine Grape Varieties - Michigan grows more than 50 different wine grape varieties.
    • About the Council - The Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council is an 11-member Council established by the Legislature to promote Michigan's wine and wine grape-growing industries.
    • MAEAP Vineyards- Environmental Stewardship - Wineries in Michigan elect to become verified for environmental sustainability
  • Contact - Contact information for the Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council staff.