Experience Jackson

141 S. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201
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Jackson Michigan’s Wine Trail

Jackson produces wonderful wine from its beautiful, fertile soil. Take our vineyard tour to find out just how spectacular these wines can be!

The wineries and vineyards around Jackson are sprinkled along an enchanting drive through the countryside. Along the tour, you’ll encounter sparkling lakes, rolling hills, quaint towns and acres of lush farmland. Several of these locations form the heart of the region’s Southeast Michigan Pioneer Wine Trail, which extends for miles north and south of town.

Get extended information about the Jackson Michigan Wineries before taking your tour!

Sandhill Crane Vineyards and Cafe

(517) 764-0679
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4724 Walz Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Sandhill Crane Vineyards and Cafe Sandhill Crane Vineyards is an award-winning winery and tasting room featuring a wide range of wines made onsite using only local ingredients.  The café at Sandhill Crane Vineyards... » More Information

Hours

Winery Tasting Room Hours: Mon-Sat 11-7, Sun 12-6
Cafe' Hours: Mon-Sat 9:30-7, Sun 12-6
Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

Meeting Facility Features
  • On-site Catering Available
  • Air Conditioned
  • WiFi Available
  • Multiple Rooms or Facilities
Event Capacity
  • 72
  • Sandhill Crane Vineyards and Cafe
  • Sandhill Crane Vineyards and Cafe
  • Sandhill Crane Vineyards and Cafe

Sandhill Crane Vineyards is an award-winning winery and tasting room featuring a wide range of wines made onsite using only local ingredients. 

The café at Sandhill Crane Vineyards features farm-to-table comfort food – soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts. Many of the foods are locally sourced from area farms and food producers. The café is open late on Thursday nights for “Thirsty Thursdays” from 6 to 9 pm with live music and an extended menu.

Winner of the 2014 Jackson Magazine Reader's Choice for Best Winery

Banquet Info

The beautiful banquet room at Sandhill Crane Vineyards features high ceilings, lots of light, and a beautiful copper-topped bar. We’d love to host your next party or meeting. The room will seat up to 72 with additional seating on the stage. The stage can also be used for a DJ, live music, presentation, or silent auction. The facility features estate-produced wines and on-site catering.

*In the summer be sure to check out the Dexter Cider Mill Tasting Room located in the Dexter Cider Mill at 3685 Central Street, DEXTER. Call 734-424-2760 for more information or click here

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Chateau Aeronautique Winery

(517) 569-2132
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1849 Rives-Eaton Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Chateau Aeronautique Winery Chateau Aeronautique Winery was founded on the ideals of creating fine wines from Michigan grapes and offering those wines for tasting in a beautiful, relaxing setting. The theme of the... » More Information

Hours

Monday-Sunday from 12PM-6PM. 

Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays in the winter

Call ahead for Private Wine Tastings and Special Events

Small groups are welcome with advance notice.

  • Chateau Aeronautique Winery

Chateau Aeronautique Winery was founded on the ideals of creating fine wines from Michigan grapes and offering those wines for tasting in a beautiful, relaxing setting. The theme of the Chateau Aeronautique Winery is the airpark lifestyle: grass roots aviation, flying, vintage airplanes, and living in a home with hangar on a grass runway surrounded by forests. The model for the winery is the chateau wineries of Bordeaux and Burgundy in France. The reason for the Winery is a passion for viniculture, the aromas of the Winery, the mystique of the Wine Cellar, and the pleasures of the Tasting Room.

*Coming Soon to the Irish Hills: a Second Chateau Aeronautique Winery Tasting Room! Please check ChateauAeronautiqueWinery.com or call 517-569-2132 for more information.*

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Cherry Creek Old Schoolhouse Winery

(517) 592-4663
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11000 Silver Lake Hwy
Brooklyn, MI 49230

Cherry Creek Old Schoolhouse Winery Located in a historic 1870s schoolhouse, this is one stop you don't want to miss! Come and taste their Award Winning Wines at the knotty pine bar. Sample Cherry... » More Information

Hours

Mon-Wed: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu-Fri: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun:12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Call to book Private Wine Tastings, Vineyard Weddings and Special Events.

Meeting Facility Features
  • On-site Catering Available
  • Alcohol Permitted
  • Bartending Services Available On-Site
  • Cherry Creek Old Schoolhouse Winery
  • Cherry Creek Old Schoolhouse Winery
  • Cherry Creek Old Schoolhouse Winery
  • Cherry Creek Old Schoolhouse Winery
  • Cherry Creek Old Schoolhouse Winery

Located in a historic 1870s schoolhouse, this is one stop you don't want to miss! Come and taste their Award Winning Wines at the knotty pine bar.

Sample Cherry Creek's freshly made Butter Fudge, or taste their Michigan Cherry Preserves. Shop many fine Michigan products and wine gifts and even create that special Gift Basket. 

Don't miss the new ciders and cafe menu year round! The Schoolhouse Cafe Menu includes soups, sandwiches, salads, paninis and more. 

In the summertime have a glass of wine overlooking the vineyards or listening to the weekend entertainment. Come visit our family at the friendly winery.......Cherry Creek!

Did you know? Cherry Creek Winery's 2003 Proprietors Reserve Montage was once served to First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Grand River Brewery

(517) 962-2427
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117 W. Louis Glick Highway
Jackson, MI 49201

Grand River Brewery Firmly situated in the heart of historic Downtown Jackson, Michigan, Grand River Marketplace is home to Grand River Brewery, Winery, Distillery and Restaurant with a fun,... » More Information

Hours

Monday-Thursday 11:00am-10:00m
Friday-Saturday 11:00am-11:00pm
Sunday 11:00am-8:00pm

Food Service Ends 1 hr before close

Serving Lunch & Dinner

Meeting Facility Features
  • On-site Catering Available
  • AV Equipment Available
  • Air Conditioned
  • Alcohol Permitted
  • Bartending Services Available On-Site
  • WiFi Available
  • Multiple Rooms or Facilities
Event Capacity
  • 200
  • Grand River Brewery

Firmly situated in the heart of historic Downtown Jackson, Michigan, Grand River Marketplace is home to Grand River Brewery, Winery, Distillery and Restaurant with a fun, industrial, eclectic atmosphere, with a nod to the steampunk genre.

Be sure to check out the steampunk clock made by artist and winner of 2015 GSN's 'Steampunk'd' show, Steampunk Eddie

 

The heart of the facility is a state of the art steam heated 15-barrel brewhouse, where our brewers take the utmost pride in constructing creative, honest, small batch, Ales, and Lagers. Grand River Brewery uses only choice Midwestern malted barley, along with the finest local Michigan hops. The result is solid, fresh, handcrafted ales, for those who truly enjoy, and appreciate a fine beer.

Locally sourced, gourmet foods are offered in the restaurant for lunch and dinner.  Executive Chef, Corey Bieber, sources the freshest local and seasonably responsible ingredients, combining traditional and haute cooking techniques while executing a creative and modern take on classic pub fare.

Get your cans of the 2015 North American IPA of the Year Monkey Mouth!

Don't miss their award-winning wines and hard ciders too! Utilizing old world techniques, coupled with years of national and international experience, John Burtka and co. produce award winning wines and hard ciders that are celebrated here, and abroad.  They use locally grown grapes for the wines and locally grown apples for the hard ciders. Wines are now released under the brand Sleeping Bear Wine

MOTOR COACH & GROUP INFORMATION

Large groups are welcome! Bus parking available.

The Private Room seats up to 72 people and nearly 125 without tables or for cocktail style events. Interested in booking your event? Contact the event coordinator at grandriverevents@gmail.com.

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Lone Oak Vineyard Estate & Tootsie’s Brewery

(517) 522-8167
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8400 Ann Arbor Rd.
Grass Lake, MI 49240

Lone Oak Vineyard Estate & Tootsie’s Brewery Come visit Southeast Michigan's oldest and largest commercial vineyard.This is the place to buy L.O.V.E. by the bottle. L.O.V.E. wines are estate... » More Information

Hours

11 am - 5:30 pm Monday through Saturday 
12 pm - 5:30 pm on Sunday
Saturday Candlelight Dinner concerts from 6:30 - 9:30 pm by reservation from September through May.
Call Ahead for Private Wine Tastings and Special Events.

Closed: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (January 1st - March 31st)
Open: 7 days a week (April - December)

  • Lone Oak Vineyard Estate & Tootsie’s Brewery
  • Lone Oak Vineyard Estate & Tootsie’s Brewery
  • Lone Oak Vineyard Estate & Tootsie’s Brewery
  • Lone Oak Vineyard Estate & Tootsie’s Brewery

Come visit Southeast Michigan's oldest and largest commercial vineyard.This is the place to buy L.O.V.E. by the bottle. L.O.V.E. wines are estate grown, meaning they are made from the grapes grown on-site.  Lone Oak grows 12 grape varieties on 23 acres dominated by steep, south-facing hillsides.  Throughout the year make reservations for Lone Oak’s Saturday Night Candlelight Dinner Concert Series or just stop in for a tasting. 

Now Open, Tootsie's Brewery at Lone Oak Vineyard Estate adding craft beers on tap to taste at this established vineyard. Named after owner Kip's mother, the addition of Tootsie's makes it a perfect stop for Michigan craft beer enthusiasts as well.

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Cherry Creek Cellars Vineyard, Winery & Tasting Room

(517) 531-3080
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2199 North Concord Rd.
Albion, MI 49224

Cherry Creek Cellars Vineyard, Winery & Tasting Room Cherry Creek's oldest vineyard is at the Parma I-94 location and consists of 500 Pinot Noir 777 clones on a gentle south facing slope. Although Jackson County experiences more extreme winters... » More Information

Hours

Thurs-Sat 11:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday Noon - 6:00pm

Call Ahead for Group Tastings and Other Events.

  • Cherry Creek Cellars Vineyard, Winery & Tasting Room

Cherry Creek's oldest vineyard is at the Parma I-94 location and consists of 500 Pinot Noir 777 clones on a gentle south facing slope. Although Jackson County experiences more extreme winters than some other parts of the state, the Southeastern Michigan region's warm summer days and cool nights are ideal for ripening premium wine grapes. The prediction is that this area will surprise many people in the near future with our Big Reds and Fruity Whites. Cherry Creek strongly believes in Buy Local and use only grapes and fruits from Michigan vineyards.

It is located just off of I-94 at Exit 127, 2 miles west of Parma, Michigan.

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