At Sandhill Crane Vineyards, we feel pretty strongly about how we make our wine. We use only local grapes and other fruits, we make all the wine ourselves in our cellar, and every batch is handcrafted with love and care. The results speak for themselves -- the most gold medals and the greatest number of medals of any winery in southeast Michigan.
It's a little bit of wine country in SE Michigan! We'd love to have you visit us for wine tasting soon. The winery is located in eastern Jackson County, about 35 minutes from Ann Arbor and Lansing, and an hour west of Detroit. The winery in Jackson is open year 'round. We feature wine tasting bars, our new café, gift shop, and winery tours.
How do you go about wine tasting? Just drop in during our open hours and we'll take it from there. All tastings are $5 per person.
Bringing a Group?
We'd love to help you celebrate your special occasion. For groups of 8 or more we ask that you give us a courtesy call at least 24 hours in advance and plan on arriving before 4:30 pm on the day of your visit. That will allow us to make sure that we have adequate tasting room staff on hand and reserve one or more tables for your group.
During extreme weather, please visit our Facebook page for up-to-date information regarding closings.
No outside sales are allowed on the premises without prior permission from the management. Thank you!
Jackson Winery & Tasting Room - Monday through Saturday 11-7; Sunday 12-6
Jackson Café - Monday through Saturday 9:30-7; Sunday 12-6
Open until 9:00 pm for Thirsty Thursdays*
CLOSED for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
The winery & café will open to the public at 11 am on Saturday, August 16.
Winery tours: Saturday: 12:00 pm, Sunday: 1:00 pm
Dexter Cider Mill Tasting Room (seasonal) - Open late August through mid-November Friday & Saturday: 11am - 4:30 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 4:30 pmread more
Family owned and operated, Sandhill Crane Vineyards uses only the finest local produce for our handcrafted wines, made right on the premises. Our winemaker is known for her wide range of clean, rich, complex wines. Made lovingly in small batches, the tasting list includes well-balanced acidic white wines, rich reds, flavorful fruit wines, and delicious sweet-tart dessert wines.read more
Our new café offers terrific freshly made soups, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, and desserts. The best way to taste wine is with food, and all our menu items are wine friendly. From homemade soups to crunchy paninis with warm, savory fillings to our freshly baked cookies, there's something on the menu for everyone.read more