1755 Phoenix Street
South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: (269) 639-2014
Fax: (269) 639-8961
Amidst rolling hills and lush vineyards, Contessa Wine Cellars is a mecca of sorts for wine lovers delving into Southwest Michigan's thriving wine scene. The tasting room is housed within a splendid villa, replete with comfy nooks and terraces that overlook the verdant beauty of Coloma valley. Bold, rich and aromatic, Contessa Wine Cellars' distinctive creations are sure to delight connoisseurs, enthusiasts and casual tasters alike. Despite its location just off the I-94, this charming winery is an oasis of tranquility surrounded by nature's bounty on all sides. While walk-ins are always welcome, groups of 10 or more must call ahead to make reservations.
Located on Friday Road is Grandpa's Cider Mill - not only a retailer for some of the best fruit products in the neighborhood, but also a tourist attraction given their famous Dinosaur Farm and informative guided tours. Explaining every step in the process of making cider, Grandpa's Cider Mill provides a top notch, first-hand cider-making experience! The facility also features a bakery where you'd find the finest fruit pies, cider doughnuts and the local favorite, Michigan Melts! Also on offer are gourmet jams, jellies and local honey. Open daily from 10.30a to 6.30p, the Cider Mill is a fun, informative place with a bonus of delicious baked and processed goodies at great prices! The Dinosaur Farm, where the little ones frolic around when the adults do some serious junk-food shopping, makes for a great background for goofy pictures.
This u-pick farm is located on Friday Road, just off Highway 94 in Coloma. About 10 miles (16.09 kilometers) northeast of Benton Harbor, Fruit Acres is home to a brilliant, farm-fresh produce that includes apples, peaches, apricots, plums, cherries, sweet corn and lots more. Apart from that, the place also features a retail market where they sell an assortment of products such as caramel apples, apple ciders, jams and honey, to name a few. The family-owned farm is spread over 200 acres (80.94 hectares) and makes for a rustic, country-style fun day out with the entire.
White Pine Winery produces a variety of luscious wines using grapes sourced from some of the finest vineyards of Southwest Michigan. From elegant whites to tart reds, this charming winery has something for everyone. The winery's tasting room at State Street is a warm and inviting place that is delightfully free of pretension and pomp. Apart from offerings a stellar collection of wines for sale, the tasting room also offers wine tastings for individuals and groups. Sample, savor and explore the wondrous world of wine at the White Pine Winery Tasting Room.
The Orchards Mall is one of the oldest shopping centers to have opened in the region, built in 1976. Since then, it has been a one stop shop for both indulging in some retail therapy, as well as conveniently housing a number of necessary services like hair salons, opticians and telecommunications stores. JCPenney, Carson's, Bath and Body Works, Sears, Claire's and Jimmy Jazz are some of the well known brands featured here. After an afternoon of shopping, head to one of the restaurants for a tasty bite or a quick coffee. Kids will enjoy the Colby Bounce Central and the Slacker's Family Fun Center for an enjoyable afternoon playing and having a blast. For any additional information or individual store timings, visit the website.