Kalamazoo might be known for beer, but we haven’t forgotten about all you winos out there! Discover your new favorite local hang out or create your own wine tour from the list below.
Founder of the Roché Collection, Nicole Triplett is Michigan’s first Black female licensed winemaker. She opened a new tasting room in the Washington Square neighborhood of Kalamazoo in spring 2021 that features private tastings, open air outdoor seating, personal virtual sommelier service, custom wine cocktails and slushies
The Stamped Robin wine and cocktail lounge is located downtown Kalamazoo and serves 20 different wines on tap! It’s the perfect place to stop in for a drink, listen to music and catch up with friends.
Their wines are hand crafted in small batches from grapes grown around the world. There is no other winery in the area where you can actually taste and make wine from grapes grown in France, Italy, Germany, Australia, and California. They select the best crops from top vineyards each harvest, and import the juice to our winery for winemaking.
For a late night big city feel in the heart of Kalamazoo, The Wine Loft is the perfect place to catch up with friends, enjoy a wine tasting, and sometimes even meet the wine makers.
They feature six varieties of wine made with grapes picked from their own vineyard, and handcrafted locally through Fenn Valley Winery. They currently offer Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Castle Red, Merlot, and Meritage. This Kalamazoo wine tasting experience is a chance to sample all six of their current wines.
They’ve been growing wine grapes at their vineyard in Lawton, Michigan since 1974, and opened their production facility and tasting room on Stadium Drive in Kalamazoo in 2008. All of the wine that they produce comes from grapes grown either in their vineyard or in neighboring vineyards in the Lake Michigan Shore AVA.
Connected directly to the market is Salut’s Tasting Room! It’s a great place to enjoy a glass or sample a few different wines in a cozy atmosphere with an extremely knowledgeable staff.
The Sangria Shop is a family owned and operated business that is dedicated to produce authentic Artisan Sangria, Wines and Spirits. Open since 2012, they’ve come a long way from the pitchers they made in their kitchen in their native Puerto Rico, to opening the very first winery and distillery in the city of Portage ,Michigan!