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Contessa Wine Cellars Tasting Room

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Address: 3235 Friday Rd, Coloma, MI 49038-8959
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+1 269-468-5534
12:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 17:00

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We visited here recently on our honeymoon with friends who are locals and had a most wonderful experience!! We arrived just prior to a promotional video being filmed for social... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cath D
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here recently on our honeymoon with friends who are locals and had a most wonderful experience!! We arrived just prior to a promotional video being filmed for social media and the staff asked us if we'd be willing to be in the background for filming which we happily agreed to! Not only were the staff lovely & friendly,... More 

Thank Cath D
Ottawa, Canada
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to the Chicago area from Ottawa. Despite the noisy crowd in the tasting room we were welcome by the staff and enjoyed our tasting. We purchased a couple of bottles. The wine quality was excellent and actually most unexpected. We'll have to stop by on our return trip and get some more!

Thank Subielover
Chicago, Illinois
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195 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Contessa is one of my favorite wineries on the southwest Michigan wine trail. The winery and tasting room is really cute! They have a lot of seating outside and on a beautiful day, there's no where better to enjoy a glass of wine and some great company.The tasting room is located just a short distance off the highway and is... More 

Thank Carol D
Union Pier, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I've been here twice when picking or buying fruit at the nearby orchards. The tasting room is on a hill with multiple porches to sit outside on nice days. Very pleasant setting. Unfortunately, the wine is not very good. The reds I've tried there taste as if the (underripe) fruit was grown on very young vines. It was actually difficult... More 

Thank JLindgren666
Katy, Texas
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stopped off, on the way to Coloma festival, to sample the wines. They have some great tasting wines...just need to staff up for a Saturday better; since, it took way too long to get service. The ladies that work there are very nice, courteous and pleasant --- the manager needs a lesson in "customer service".

Thank William H
Livonia, Michigan
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63 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is our detour stop whenever we are on the freeway nearby. The owner is voluble and gracious. Always fun to talk to him while we pick up a bottle of tried and true blueberry wine , and a few other varieties to try. Never disappointed. Enjoy a beautiful view with your wine tasting or wine purchase. Then head for... More 

Thank Casablanca_Queen
Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Although outside food is allowed and we brought a picnic lunch, there is no shade on a hot day. The tasting size was adequate and the wines were alright but no comparison to the big operations like Round Barn.

Thank Grammanator
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in yesterday for a tasting. The views and location are beautiful and the tasting room had a wonderful deck to enjoy the expansive vineyards. The ladies working the counter were nice and the wine good. I'll be honest their wines weren't our favorite compared to other wineries as I think they catered more to those... More 

Thank KDWhitis
Mobile, Alabama
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My husband and I were on vacay in MI and stub led upon this winery. I wish I could remember the owner's name. Nice guy! Great wine! Well worth the small fee for tasting. Made me realize what kind of wine I actually enjoy, dry sweet. Brought 3 bottles of different ones home. Love the design of the bar and... More 

Thank 982cp
Jackson, Michigan
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68 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Contessa winery was a nice outing. The Chardonnay was mildly Oakes which I prefer. Thee on Reds were decent. Not as bold as west coast but worth buying. Bottles were on the higher end for Michigan, running about 25-30 per bottle. Don't forget to stop at the chocolate store at the end of the driveway.

Thank share_the_road_10

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