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Tour of SW Michigan Wine Country from Chicago

Product ID: 69906
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Southwest Michigan is the little-known Midwestern counterpart to Napa and Sonoma. Let your guide show you around this undiscovered wine region that boasts over 20 wineries just 90 minutes from downtown Chicago. Three wineries and gourmet lunch included!
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a day in the beautiful Midwest countryside with scenic views of vineyards and farms
  • Enjoy wine tastings and a gourmet lunch
  • Learn about wine making and viticulture with a wine industry professional
Full description
You will depart Chicago, head south and then curve around the southern part of Lake Michigan, through Indiana and then to SW Michigan. SW Michigan has over 20 wineries and you will visit best ones on your tour experience. You will learn about cold hardy grape varieties not found in California or France. You can try wines that are white, red, sweet or dry. 

If the weather is nice, you may be able to have a picnic with seating overlooking a vineyard. It's a wonderful way to get out of the Chicago Loop and explore the glorious countryside in one of the most beautiful locations in the Midwest!
  • Five 1 oz wine tastings at three wineries
  • Gourmet lunch
  • RT transportation from downtown Chicago
  • Bottled waters
  • Departure toast
What’s Not Included
  • Alcohol at lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 18 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

South entrance of the InterContinental Hotel (505 N Michigan Ave, downtown Chicago). For parties of 4 or more, pick up from a Loop hotel or location can be arranged at no additional charge.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes if you are interested in walking in the vineyards at some of the wineries.
• The tour allows 45 minutes at each winery and one hour for lunch.
• The operator reserve the right to limit alcohol intake if there is a safety issue for any of the guests.
• You must be 21 years of age or older.
Organized by

Windy City Tour Company

Product ID: 69906