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Address: 4519 S Elm Valley Road, Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Phone Number: +1 231-271-3522
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Description: We planted our first vines in 1973 and established our vineyards in 1976...
We planted our first vines in 1973 and established our vineyards in 1976. We exclusively produce sparkling wine using both the traditional method (bottle fermented) and cuve close (tank fermented) methods. L. Mawby wines are traditional method sparkling wines produced entirely from Leelanau Peninsula wine grapes. M.Lawrence wines are cuve close sparklers produced from Michigan and other wine grapes. Our tasting room is open to the public and our hours very depending on the season. May - Oct: Monday - Saturday, 12-6pm and Sunday, 12-5pm. Nov. - Apr: Thursday - Saturday, 12-5pm.
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Best winery experience of the trip

We visited 6 wineries while on the Leelanau Peninsula and this was our favorite overall experience. L. Mawby has sparkling wines only, which we found unique. Friendly service from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Peoria, Illinois
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Peoria, Illinois
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
45 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We visited 6 wineries while on the Leelanau Peninsula and this was our favorite overall experience. L. Mawby has sparkling wines only, which we found unique. Friendly service from the moment we walked in and a complimentary tasting. It was just $9 to get two full glasses of any wine we wanted, plus some crackers and goat cheese. We sat... More 

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting our tasting room, experiencing our bubbly and enjoying our vineyard views. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tasting experience with us. Thank you for your review and kind words too. We look forward to seeing you again, next time you're in beautiful Leelanau county. Many thanks & cheers! More 

Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

They have my absolute favorite wines in Michigan. I wish they had a little different set up for tastings, but overall its very fun place to go and has amazing wines. For $10 (more I believe if you do the other line) you get two classes and spread. The spreads change - we had a goat cheese and a pepper... More 

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks so much Christa, for visiting us, enjoying our sparkling wine and for your kind review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed an assortment of our bubbly and sampled our herbed goat cheese spread. It sounds like you took a fantastic variety of bubbly home with you too! We look forward to hosting you again, next time you're in beautiful... More 

Pentwater, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We go to L Mawby frequently and have NEVER been disappointed!! Fun and friendly staff, excellent wines and the views of the rolling countryside and vineyards is breathtaking! I would highly recommend this to anyone!!🍷🍷

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks Kim, for continuing to visit our tasting room and enjoying our sparkling wine. We truly appreciate your business and loyalty. We're glad to hear our tasting experience and vineyard views were a perfect fit to celebrate your Father's Day. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks, and cheers! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I've never been to a winery that specializes solely in sparkling and bubbly wine before, and I was not disappointed! The man who poured our samples was EXTREMELY knowledgeable; I now know more about bubblies than I ever expected to learn. I'd suggest the Blanc de Blancs if you prefer dry, or Sandpiper if you like something sweeter. Definitely spend... More 

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks Ashley, for visiting our tasting room and enjoying our sparkling wine. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed our bubbly, whitefish spread, and overall tasting experience. Bubbly makes everything fun! We look forward to seeing you again, next time you're in beautiful northern Michigan. Cheers! More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I LOVED this place. I am a huge sparkling wine fan and that is what they do here. They have everything from sweet to dry. I must admit I am more of a Brut fan myself and wasn't anticipating such a large selection from Northern Michigan. We did tastings and more tastings and ended up walking away with 8 bottles... More 

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us and trying our sparkling wines. We are so happy to hear you truly enjoyed our selection, tasting experience, staff, and beautiful vineyard views. Welcome to our FIZZ Club too! We look forward to having you visit again next time you're in the area and having you as "official" bubbleheads. Cheers! More 

Strongsville, OH
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
18 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you are someone who loves sparkling wine, this is your must-do stop. We visited on a Thursday afternoon and enjoyed a quiet tasting room and plenty of good advice from our server. Two free tastings are offered, then you can select additional options with or without a food pairing too. The herbed goat cheese and cracker pairing we chose... More 

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us and enjoying our sparkling wines. We happy to hear you had a delightful and delicious experience in our tasting room. We look forward to seeing you again, next time you're in beautiful Leelanau. Pop, Fizz, Clink! Many thanks. More 

Suttons Bay, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

World Class Sparkling wine in norther Michigan. Fremantle Classic is a wonderful wine. great tasting room staff!

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. We appreciate you visiting our tasting room and enjoying our sparkling wines. We hope you'll visit us again next time you're in beautiful northern Michigan. Cheers! More 

Shelby Township, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Laid back, fun atmosphere. Very different from the other two wineries we visited on our trip! LOVED this place!

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks so much Kimberly, for visiting our tasting room & enjoying our sparklers. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our fun and relaxing atmosphere. Pop, Fizz, Clink! We look forward to seeing you again, next time you're in the neighborhood. Cheers! More 

Oxford, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This little wine taster's delight is fantastic. Cute little sitting area overlooking their vinyard very much like what you'd find in CA. The wine's and especially the Champane is the best. Not much for MI red's but the whites....fantastic! Alway's enjoy the Whitefish pate' that they serve with a sit down wine tasting too..bought a case as usual....not CA but... More 

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting our tasting room. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our sparklers, whitefish paté, and vineyard views. Thanks as well, for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again when you're in the area. Cheers! More 

Michigan
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a great place for Thai. My two favorites are fish tacos and the coconut Thai seafood soup. Although we have never had anything the menu offers that we were unhappy with. You can choose your seasoning from mild to hot!

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Larry M, Owner at L. Mawby Vineyards, responded to this review

Hi Katie, We appreciate your review, but think you may have the wrong business. We are a sparkling winery in Leelanau. There are a couple of places around us that serve Thai food, and Thai does pair really well with bubbly. : ) If you haven't visited us yet, next time you're in the area pick up some Thai, and... More 

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Additional Information about L. Mawby Vineyards

Address: Address: 4519 S Elm Valley Road, Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Phone Number: +1 231-271-3522
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Suttons Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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