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Sandhill Crane Vineyards

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Address: 4724 Walz Rd, Jackson, MI 49201-9613
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+1 517-764-0679
11:00 - 18:00
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Sandhill Crane Vineyards is a small family-owned winery and cafe located in...

Sandhill Crane Vineyards is a small family-owned winery and cafe located in eastern Jackson county. Our award-winning wines are made with only local grapes and other fruits. The new cafe features soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts made with locally sourced ingredients. 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. Thanks!

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Lots of great wines

Great staff who share their knowledge of the wines. We also had lunch from the café which was very good. One of our favorite places to wine taste in that area.

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Rockford, Michigan
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Rockford, Michigan
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great staff who share their knowledge of the wines. We also had lunch from the café which was very good. One of our favorite places to wine taste in that area.

Thank ruthieb911
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6 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This is my first time at a wine tasting and I have to say that I really enjoyed it. I thought the prices were Fair however the place is a Little small and it w. as very crowded. Will definitely return

Thank Heather B
Jackson, Michigan
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A friend and I needed a catch up date, we came here, had some sandwiches on the patio with humus and veggies and of course....Wine! Beautiful grounds to sit at!

Thank lisalO6123PV
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49 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

If you enjoy road trips and great country views this is the place for you. I love that they have an outdoor area to sit at and enjoy you choice of wine. They offer a selection of small plates, the white fish is amazing. I suggest trying their Night of the living dead its special to them.

Thank Michele A
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch! Beautiful setting. Good food and good wine! Sit outside if weather permits. This is a hidden gem in Jackson, MI

Thank motherocean3
Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We really enjoyed the visit to Sandhill Crane Vineyards. It is off the beaten path, so to speak, but well worth the time and effort. Lunch is basically a variety of sandwiches, wraps and salads. Also, the wine tasting of course is the focus of the other part of the business. Vineyards are close by if you are interested in... More 

Thank ElChele_13
Jackson, Michigan
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Sandhill Crane is tucked away from the road. Follow the signage and don't be surprised if you turn in the driveway of neighboring house! The building sits back off the road. The facility has a nice bar for tasting and deli. The deck is great in the summer time. The wine list is extensive. They have a few nice wines... More 

Thank share_the_road_10
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were traveling through the area and since we'd never stopped at a southeast Michigan winery, we chose to stop at one close to 94, and Sandhill Crane looked like a good choice to us. Thankfully we were not disappointed! We were hungry so we ordered the smoked trout starter from the cafe menu to go along with our tasting.... More 

Thank Apryl D
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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357 reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We came here with friends after visiting "Cell Block 7" (highly recommend ) . What a wonderful beautiful setting Sandhill Crane offers. The Staff are just so friendly and helpful. We came just as a tour bus was leaving, about 1:30pm. Ordered our lunch at the counter then proceeded to select 8 tasting of wines ($5.00) . While we ate... More 

Thank Sue D
Jackson, Michigan
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Sandhill Cranes is located east of Jackson off the Sargent Rd exit from I-94. The setting is very nice with a spacious deck overlooking the growing vines and orchard, and a nice indoor area that is light and airy with a bar and stage. The food on offer is fine lunch-time fayre, quite tasty; its good to ask what the... More 

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