Tasting Room & Events

Tasting Room

Public Tasting Hours

Friday: 12 pm – 6 pm EST
Saturday: 12 pm – 6 pm EST

Private tours and tastings outside of regular hours are available by request and we love doing these, especially to keep social distance during Covid-19! Call us for more information – (269) 927-4731 – or click here to email us.

Reservation Policy

For groups of 4 or more, a reservation is highly recommended – this ensures your group gets the service you deserve. Please call (269) 927-4731. You can also click here to email us to schedule your group tasting.

This image shows a golden bottle of hard cider, an olive-green bottle of Pinot Gris, a dark red bottle of Cabernet Franc, and a maroon bottle of Pinot Noir on a wooden table. The background is a barn-style tasting room with lots of sunlight on wooden interiors.

Host Your Special Event at the Welch Center

Safety regulations around Covid-19 are constantly changing. Check with us about hosting events at the Welch Center – we would love to have you, provided we can safely follow guidelines.

Lake Michigan Vintners is thrilled to host your next family gathering, corporate meeting, or holiday party. Our tasting room can comfortably accommodate dinners of up to 24 people and mix & mingle events of up to 50 people. In nice weather, the rental includes an outdoor patio which has seating for 16 people and standing space for an additional 24 people.

Rental includes complimentary winery and cellar tours, and staff will be present at all events to serve guests. Welch Center staff is happy to work with Lake Michigan College to bring in catering, musicians, and other entertainment. Guests are also welcome to bring in food and entertainment. No outside alcohol may be served.

Thank you again for the lovely event we had at the Welch Center on Wednesday night. The food and wine were delicious, the setting was lovely and you and your staff were the perfect hosts.

Our group had a blast! This was awesome. Thank you!!

We love it here. Thank you.

Winery Rental – When not in peak production, the Welch Center winery can be rented concurrently with the Tasting Room and can accommodate an additional 60 people, bringing the total indoor venue space to 110 people.

The winery cannot be rented for wine production, only as a social venue.

Classroom Rental – The classrooms at the Welch Center have a total capacity of 45 people. Classroom rentals include use of A/V equipment. Classrooms are not currently available for rent due to the Covid-19 pandemic.