Pioneer Wine Trail Chili Challenge
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day
You be the judge! Each of the nine wineries along the Pioneer Wine Trail will serve chili and you decide who’s the best is! Join us for a weekend of fun, food and wine as you drive from winery to winery enjoying cups of chili paired with specific wines and five additional wine samples at each stop! This is a self-driven tour.  Get your friends together, map out your itinerary, get your souvenir wine glass at your first winery and let the judging begin!
For Tickets or more info visit:
Best of Michigan Wine Tasting
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

You are invited to attend the 25th Annual “Best of Michigan” Wine Tasting Event. This event is the annual fundraiser for the Lawton Heritage Museum which is located inside the Lawton Lions Community Center. Celebrate the beginning of Fall and Michigan’s grape harvest with 15 of the state’s finest wineries, presenting a variety of wines for sampling. An outstanding hors d’oeuvre buffet is prepared by Premier Catering of Paw Paw for our guests to complement the featured wines.

Tickets for this event are $40 and will include a complementary wine glass. A VIP ticket can be purchased for $50 and includes reserved searing and a complementary glass of champagne. Advance purchase of tickets is required. All tickets will be mailed and made available beginning August 1st. Dressy casual is the attire.




VIP* per person


Standard per person
Note: Ticket purchase only in advance
For info or to order tickets: 
Bruce at: (269) 624-1474  
You can also fill out the order form here:
VIP includes reserved seating and a complimentary glass of champagne .
All proceeds go to the Museum



Tickets for this event are $40 and will include a complementary wine glass. A VIP ticket can be purchased for $50 and includes reserved searing and a complementary glass of champagne. Advance purchase of tickets is required. All tickets will be mailed and made available beginning August 1st. Dressy casual is the attire.

Tickets available on Aug 1st, Make check out to Lawton Heritage Museum and mail to the Museum at PO Box 508 Lawton, MI 49065


September 8th, 2016
from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
At the Lawton Lions Community Center 

646 N Nursery St, Lawton, MI 49065 (see Directions and Map)

Burgdorf’s 12th Annual Fall Celebration! @ Burgdorf's Winery
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Visit our winery at the beginning of the harvest season for our 12th annual celebration.  There will be great music! Food! Tours! and of course great wine!  Admission is $10 at the door.  With that you will be given a logo glass to keep and five tickets to taste wine.  Additional tickets will be available for purchase as well as food to go along with your wine.  Join us for a “Moment in wine”, music, food and good company.  

Salmon Festival Beer & Wine tasting @ Grand Haven Municipal Marina parking lot
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

September 16, 2017

1:00pm to 5:00pm
Located in the Marina Parking Lot
21+ with ID required


The Salmon Festival Fall Harvest Wine & Beer Tasting Pavilion presented by D&W Fresh Market featuring Michigan wines, craft beer, and hard cider.

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Time: 1pm to 5pm

Location: Grand Haven Municipal Marina parking lot at 101 N. Harbor Dr., Grand Haven

Industry representatives are on hand to answer questions and educate patrons about wines, beer, and hard cider. Enjoy bountiful wines from Michigan wineries, Rycenga’s Purple Romp Grape Stomping Competition, and over 50 different wine and 10 different beer samples available to taste.


Michigan Wineries for 2016 Included:

D&W Fresh Market presents:

  • Bowers Harbor Vineyards
  • Left Foot Charley
  • Black Star Farms
  • Veterra

Michigan Microbrews will be available onsite from Alliance Beverage

Taste of Harbor Springs @ Harbor Springs Waterfront Bay Street
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Taste of Harbor Springs

Name: Taste of Harbor Springs
Date: September 23, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM3:00 PM EDT
Harbor Springs Waterfront
Bay Street – Under the Tent
Date/Time Information:

Saturday, September 23
Noon to 3:00 p.m.

Contact Information:
(231) 526-7999
Tickets are $25 in Advance and $35 Day of Event. Advance online ticket sales end at 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 22. For Day of Ticket Purchases, visit the Chamber’s booth at Saturday’s Farmer’s Market or at the event’s entrance. Must be 21+ to Attend!
Event Description:

If food is your passion, then this is the event for you. With a delicious history spanning over 20 years, the Taste of Harbor Springs is a popular palate-pleasing event! Hosted by the Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, visitors and residents alike will enjoy creative foods, new wine and craft beers.

  • Unlimited Food Tastes
  • Two Drink Tickets for Beer & Wine
  • Commemorative Keepsake Glass

Event is rain or shine under the tents on the waterfront in downtown Harbor Springs and supports culinary scholarships for Northern Michigan Culinary students and professionals. 

YOU MUST BE 21+ TO ATTEND! Attendees must be 21 years of age or older to attend Taste of Harbor Springs. Valid ID will be checked at the gate.

Thank you to Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau and Lite96 for your support as sponsors!

St Joseph Wine Festival and public art auction @ Whirlpool Centennial Park
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

St. Joseph Wine Festival & Public Art Auction

Name: St. Joseph Wine Festival & Public Art Auction
Date: September 23, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM9:00 PM EDT
Whirlpool Centennial Park 
330 Broad St. 
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Date/Time Information:
Saturday September 23
Contact Information:
St. Joseph Today 301 State St. St. Joseph, MI 49085
Event Description:
You cannot find a better backdrop in the fall season than Lake Michigan and Silver Beach. While enjoying the view, sample Michigan wines, dine on local cuisine and listen to live music while bidding on your favorite piece of Public Art! Event admission is free! Wine tasting is $10 to start and includes a stemless souvenir wine glass and 5 tickets. Wine tastes are 1-2 tickets and glasses will be 4-8 tickets. A small selection of Craft Beer and cider will be available as well.
Taste of Southeast Michigan
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Beer, wine and food tasting event. Local breweries, wineries and restaurants will have their tasty products available for all (21 and over) to enjoy! Tickets are $25 per ticket and include 12 tasting tickets. Proceeds from each ticket will go to the Clinton Wrestling Club for wrestling scholarships and events. Proceeds from the taste event itself as well as all other Fall Festival events goes towards scholarships for Clinton High School students. Tickets will be sold by the Clinton Wrestling Club, contact Jason Perry 517-206-0856 or Jeff Rolland 517-206-3141. We are limiting the size of the event this year…so get your tickets asap!!

Taste of New Buffalo Harvest Event @ Lions Beachfront Park
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

12th Annual Harvest & Wine Festival

October 7, 2017 to October 7, 2017

In celebration of the harvest in Southwest Michigan, this one day event boasts award-winning wines from regional vineyards along craft beers and hard-ciders, all under one roof! Join us Noon to 9pm (EST) at Lions Beachfront Park, downtown New Buffalo. Come rain or shine, the event is tented so you can come out and stay all day! $5 entrance fee per adult, kids under 12 are free!

Happenings at the Fest…

  • Plenty of kids activities including; bounce house, pumpkin painting, face painting, and more
  • Over 50 vendors offering handcrafted goods, food products and produce for you to purchase throughout the event. Stop by and shop for: amish cheeses, dips, mums, homemade honey and jams, oils and vinegar, chocolate, carmel corn and carmel apples. Our handcraft artists will be selling handcrafted jewelry, lotions/oils, clothing, photography, wine accessories, yard art, blown glass, leather goods, lamps/pillows and other great items.
  • Food vendors and confectioners, along with nonalcoholic beverages and apple cider available. Vendors TBA

Our Music Line-up will keep your toes tapping and dancing the night away…(line-up TBA)

Vendor application in documents folder on Harvest & Wine page

Planned in conjunction with the well-established “Harbor Country Harvest Days” our fest serves as a focal-point to the Columbus Day Weekend. To learn more about the month-long activites going on in our area click here

Wine & Dine in the D @ Westin Book Cadillac Hotel
Oct 12 @ 6:38 pm – 7:38 pm

Wine & Dine in the D | 2017

A charity fundraiser benefiting the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Sid Moss created Wine & Dine in the D to raise funds for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and their continued research and development of treatments of this blood cancer. The mission of the MMRF is to relentlessly pursue innovative means that accelerate the development of next-generation multiple myeloma treatments to extend the lives of patients and lead to a cure.

Last year’s event was a great success, raising nearly $50,000 in funds essential for continued research by the MMRF. And with more than 20 restaurants and 15 wineries set to participate this year, the 6th annual Wine & Dine in the D will surely satisfy. You’ll enjoy fantastic food and exceptional wine in the beautiful surroundings of The Westin Book Cadillac with a backdrop of live Jazz music.

Food, Wine & all that Jazz @ Grand Rapids Public Museum
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

More information coming soon!

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