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Address: 107 W Nagonaba St, Northport, MI 49670-5018
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+1 231-342-6818
12:00 - 17:00
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Northport's only wine-tasting room, offering seven Motovino Cellars wines,...

Northport's only wine-tasting room, offering seven Motovino Cellars wines, each crafted from Leelanau Peninsula fruit (okay ,truth be told, the table wines are blends and have some other northern Michigan grapes as well). Thumper and Cafe are the dry, and semi-dry Rieslings, Cruiser our un-oaked Chardonnay. The table wines are Dream (white) and F-Head (red). And finally, we have the fruit wines, our Scooters, in Cherry and Peach. Even if you don't typically like fruit wines, we think you might be pleasantly surprised by these.

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I grew up in the Northport area and have been to every winery (starting as soon as I got my driver's license and could drive my mom, aunt and grandfather around) so I was please a... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2015
Zeeland, Michigan
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Fremont, Michigan
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We found this place on trip advisor & hours showed they are open. They are closed for the winter. We'll try again in the summer.

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Zeeland, Michigan
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Reviewed 5 May 2015

I grew up in the Northport area and have been to every winery (starting as soon as I got my driver's license and could drive my mom, aunt and grandfather around) so I was please a couple of years ago to find a new tasting room in my second hometown. They have since moved but the feel is the same... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

The wine tasting is in a small room. The wines are good, we bought a couple. If you get there early (we got there near closing) you could get a wine and meat platter to go with you wine. Definitely check this place out.

1 Thank Bob M
Hell, Michigan
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824 reviews
308 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 576 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

Over the years we've been to almost all of the wineries in the Leelanau Peninsula and our experience at Motovino was probably the best. Joy was a pleasant host and explained about her wine and also had s few simple food items to pair with the wine. Salami, cheese, and chocolate covered cherries. The wine and the atmosphere were great... More 

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Williamston, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2012

My sister and I stopped in this new winery and loved everything we tasted. Eric was so pleasant and knowledgeable about the wines. My favorites were the red table wine and the dry Riesling. We wished that we would have had longer to stay and experience the ambiance of the building, the gourmet snacks and a bottle of wine. This... More 

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wisconsin, usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2012

This fabulous little spot just opened last summer -- and what a delightful addition to the Northport scene! We especially loved the non-oak aged Chardonnay and the unusual pastas from Ohio. The owners were very engaging and well-informed about all their products. They sell a special ice cream that by itself is worth a stop!!

1 Thank whynothavefun
Miramar Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2012

The owner, Eric, is friendly and knowledgeable without being pushy at all. The selection of wines for tasting was interesting and explained well. The prices for the bottles are very reasonable. The small shop carries a small variety of accompanying gourmet goodies. The specialty pastas were especially interesting. A nice addition to the main plain grocery store down the street.

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Northport, Michigan
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Reviewed 30 August 2012

Update and very attractive entrance. Eye-catching antique Italian Motor bike on premises. Wine tasting bar. Upscale pastas (out of this world). Try the citrus pasta next time you prepare salmon! Ccheese, butter, thin salmon, and the terrific Jenni's ice-cream and frozen yogurts. Items you would not find at the small local grocery.

1 Thank 3rdtrimester

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