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Shady Lane Cellars

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wine tasting at its best

This is by far our favorite winery on the Leelanau Peninsula. The grounds are very attractive and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carolyn S
Fort Worth
cool setting, great wines

nice setting and building. Friendly and helpful service, will go again------great wines. Looks... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
steve r
Milford, Michigan
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Enjoy tasting Shady Lane Cellars award winning cool climate wines in our historic tasting environment. Live, Love, and Discover Wine with Shady Lane Cellars.
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9580 E Shady Ln, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-9440
+1 231-947-8865
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is by far our favorite winery on the Leelanau Peninsula. The grounds are very attractive and peaceful and plenty of places to sit and sip. They have an extensive and beautiful bar outside. There are yard games as well. The best part is that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

nice setting and building. Friendly and helpful service, will go again------great wines. Looks like you could bike here near to TART trail

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank steve r
Reviewed October 9, 2018

What a great location and service was excellent. Our group consisted of 10 ladies and we had our own private tasting tent. Nice set up and the owner was a gem at explaining all the details about each wine we tested. You were able to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa G
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Shady Lane is amazing for it's wines, views, and people. Great reds and whites. Right off the Tart bike trail.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marie G
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Biked up from Suttons Bay with boxed lunches from the Hanson Deli (Highly recommended, BTW), bought 2 glasses of wine, and sat in the outdoor patio: wonderful, one of the nicest outdoor seating areas I've seen, under a tree, looking across to a vineyard, feeling...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael T
Rick D, General Manager at Shady Lane Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thanks for the feedback, Michael. We're really happy to hear you liked our patio and outdoor area - it really has some great views of our vineyard! We normally play soft rock, adult contemporary, and light indie, on the patio and tend to stay away...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018

Today during our TART trail ride my friend and I stopped at Shady Lane. We stayed at the outdoor bar area. Beautiful! Good variety of wine and very tasty! Knowledgeable staff. We also ordered a cheese plate. Delicious!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

We stopped by Shady Lane, not knowing what to expect. What we found was a beautiful outdoor tasting area with a very knowledgeable server. We tried a flight and really liked all of them. The gift shop woman was also very friendly and we chatted...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mdfloyd322
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This was our first winery stop, and because we were pressed for time, we tried a few samples purchased a few bottles. Then we moved on. In hind sight, I wish we had stayed after our samples, enjoyed a glass, and ordered a little something...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Patricia H
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Great time! Beautiful place! The staff is very nice and knowledgeable! Beautiful views! Tom is the best!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We rode our bikes up the tart trail from traverse city and this was our first stop. The outside tasting area is beautiful and the wine is really good too.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Derek B
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May 9, 2018|
Response from Derek B | Reviewed this property |
No you do not. It is an open tasting room