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Winery Events This Fall

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Do you love wine as much as we do? If so, you won’t want to miss these upcoming winery events in Harbor Country!

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Country has many wineries and wine events year round. Here are five events you won’t want to miss this fall:

  1. Lunch and tour with the Winemaker – Saturday, August 9, 2014
  2. Jammin’ in the Vineyard – Every Saturday & Sunday through October, 2014
  3. 22nd Annual Harvest Party – Saturday-Sunday, August 23-24, 2014
  4. Cocktails & Cars – Saturday, September 13, 2014
  5. HalloWine Party – Saturday, October 25, 2014

Which are your favorite winery events?

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

Harbor Country is dotted with amazing wineries and tasting rooms along in Lake Michigan Shore Wine Country, especially in Union Pier, Berrien Springs, Baroda and Buchanan.

GrapesFree Run Cellars has a Vineyard and Tasting Room  in Berrien Springs and another Tasting Room in Union Pier. With over 30 years of experience growing grapes, Free Run Cellars produce world-class wines of French Style.

Located in Berrien Springs, Lemon Creek Winery has over 28 different wines to choose from and a farm market with u-pick.

The Round Barn Winery has a Baroda tasting Room & Estate as well a a Union Pier Tasting Room. With an abundance of live music events and festivals, the Round Barn is a winery, distillery and brewery.

Voted Best of Region, Best Wine and Best Chef by readers of Shore Magazing, Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant is located in Buchanan and grows 17 different kinds of grapes.

St. Julian Winery, located in Paw Paw with a Tasting Room in Union Pier, is known as Michigan’s oldest and largest winery.

Which are your favorite wineries along the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail?

Firefly Resort’s Top 5 List: Fall Activities

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Now that fall is officially here, it’s time to enjoy the cooler weather in Harbor Country! Embrace the season with these Fall Activities:

1. Get outside: This is the perfect weather for outdoor activities. Whether it’s hiking, biking or bird-watching, it’s all right here in Harbor Country. Warren Dunes State Park and Harbert Road Nature Preserve are just two nearby options that offer outstanding trails and wildlife habitats.

2. Catch a sunset: There are 15 miles of Lake Michigan beaches in Harbor Country. With the cooler weather, the beaches are less crowded now and offer a beautiful sunset nightly. Walk along the shore and enjoy the stunning sight as the day ends.

3. Wine tasting: The Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail includes 11 Southwest Michigan wineries. From sipping wine in a tasting room to touring a vineyard, slow down and enjoy the bounty of local wineries.

4. Harvesting: Many farmers markets are still open and offer fall bounties such as apples, pumpkins, squash and corn. Get out your favorite recipes and head to the market! While you’re there, pick out a pumpkin for Halloween.

5. Test your luck: When the weather doesn’t cooperate, head to Four Winds Casino to test your luck on slots and table games. Enjoy the many dining options from gourmet dishes to casual options. There are also many nightlife options from wine to martinis and live music.

The Firefly Resort, in Union Pier, Michigan, is close to it all. Explore Harbor Country by day and then enjoy the night in your private cottage. It’s the perfect getaway.

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