The state's official Travel and Tourism site, Pure Michigan, says that “Michigan has 14,600 acres of vineyards making it the fourth largest grape-growing state in the country. With more than 80 wineries and vineyards, visitors can enjoy wine tours and events during every season.”
It features several great wineries that you can visit both near and far. You don't have to go far to get great wine, though. You can find great wines at Andiamo in Novi.
It has excellent Italian dining and is a Michigan Wine Restaurant, serving a wide selection of wines from around the Mitten State. Andiamo will help you pair your meal with a well matched wine. If you've never done this before, it is highly recommended.
There is a strolling wine tasting event called Sassy Spring Collection on May 12 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. This event is $30 per person, reservations are necessary.
The website describes the experience this way: “Celebrate the arrival of Spring as we sample juicy, mouth-watering wines from around the globe. This is the perfect time to break out of that, 'Big Red' love affair we’ve been involved with all winter long. A grand celebration, kicking off the start to a wonderful season! Light appetizers will be served.”
Andiamo can be found at 42705 Grand River Ave. in Novi. Call 248-348-3838 to make reservations.