Hickory Creek Winery, Buchanan
Hickory Creek Winery was founded in 2006 by a group of grape farmers who focused on quality rather than the quantity of wine being produced. They produced delicious classic European-style wines. In 2017, the winery was purchased by its current owner, who has continued with the tradition of producing classic European-style wines. All their wines are handcrafted in small batches. Along with all the delectable wines, the beautiful green surroundings of the winery make a visit to this place memorable. The rustic architecture of the red colored barn adds an extra layer of charm to the whole place. Hickory Creek Winery is a dog friendly winery. Well behaved pets are even allowed in the tasting room. So, you can take along your pet to this winery without any worry.
Good Harbor Vineyards & Winery, Lake Leelanau
Established in the year 1980, Good Harbor Vineyards & Winery has grown by leaps and bounds. They have perfected the art of making wines and hence, at this place, you get to taste some of the most delicious wines in the country. Currently, this amazing winery uses its 125 acres of prime vineyard sites for growing and producing different types of wines such as Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Lemberger, Merlot, Zweigelt, and Gruner Veltliner. Other than the flavorful wines and the ambience of Good Harbor Vineyards & Winery, the best thing about this winery is that it is a pet friendly winery. Dogs are welcome on their tasting patio. You would have to keep your furbaby leashed while visiting this place. You would also need to clean up after your dogs. Waste disposal bags are provided by the winery.
Mari Vineyards, Traverse City
Mari Vineyards was founded by Marty Lagina who was passionate about creating world class wines that are usually not produced in that area for different reasons. He planted various types of exotic grapes such as Sangiovese and Nebbiolo, along with classics like Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Their flagship wine named Row 7 was first produced in the year 2006. After the success of their first batch of wine, they have gone on to create many more— rare and common— types of wine. Mari Vineyards offers different experiences at their establishment. If you’re visiting with a group of four (or less) people, then you can check out their Bar Tastings. For a group with more than four people, private tastings are available at a Mezzanine. For groups with up to six people, indoor table space and outdoor seating is available. They also offer a walking tour that takes visitors through different areas of their 31,000-square foot facility. Mari Vineyards welcomes canine visitors along with the human ones.
Left Foot Charley, Traverse City
Left Foot Charley is a winery that offers many different kinds of wine under the same roof. So, it appeals to the taste of all sorts of wine lovers— be it a wine novice or connoisseur. Sparkling wines, red wines, white wines and hard cider; find whatever your heart desires. Left Foot Charley is one of those wineries that allow dogs on their patios. So, if you’re traveling across Michigan with a pet, then you can visit this wonderful winery with your pooch. You can have a nice time sitting outside in serene surroundings, sipping on a glass of flavorsome wine or aromatic cider, soaking in the sights and sounds of the pace. However, your little darling would have to be on a leash at all times.