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Great Relaxation

On great Northern Mi day this is a great place to sit and sip and enjoy yourself under the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David K
Spring Lake, Michigan
Fun winery at old hospital

A really nice stop that’s a bit different from other wineries in the area. Lots of restaurants and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Annette G
Commerce Township, Michigan
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“cider tasting”(6 reviews)
Left Foot Charley is a winery like no other. In lieu of the single estate model, LFC is a collection of grape and apple growers located throughout Northern Michigan dedicated to growing fruit for our wine and cider. Located in the urban setting of...more
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806 Red Dr, Suite #100, Traverse City, MI 49684-4722
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On great Northern Mi day this is a great place to sit and sip and enjoy yourself under the magnificent trees A great selection of wines to choose from be they dry or fruity. Best to buy by the bottle as two glasses are equal...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice stop that’s a bit different from other wineries in the area. Lots of restaurants and fun shops nearby. Definitely more white wines than reds but they also have ciders and a few fun drinks. Great wine, nice outside area and really nice...More

Thank Annette G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their hard Apple cider was so good!! This was a very nice winery to stop at along the 12 different ones I visited with my mom and sister in laws.

Thank Jenee O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! The entire area was great. They are restoring an old state hospital complex from the 1850’s and this is one of the buildings (used to be the laundry room built in 1950’s I was told). The grounds were nice to enjoy a glass of...More

Thank Lhoot352
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We love the hard cider and wine selections here. We visit each year, our last visit it was a little busy so the staff wasn’t the most friendly or attentive. We had a bit of a mix up so I called and the manager Meredith...More

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time enjoying some appetizers and a delicious glass of wine while listening to live music in their patio.

Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I love the atmosphere of this place. So casual and the focus is sharing their love for their wine, beer or hard cider. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Must place to go.

Thank bonaramanda25
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Very consistent white wines and some of the best hard ciders in the state. Friendly staff and nice happy hour discounts.

Thank billybru
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came with another couple here. It was so much fun. The live music was kinda loud and kinda bad, but luckily there was alcohol 😊. The employees were Not stiff and very fun. The wine sampling was pleasant/very enjoyable. I would...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We were referred to LFCharley’s by a friend who is a top Riesling wine maker in Oregon. We sampled several wineries in NW Michigan and liked this one the best. Meredith, our wine flight server, was very knowledgeable and pleasant. She had an answer for...More

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9 May 2018|
Response from LeftFootCharleyWine | Property representative |
Hi! Leashed animals are more than welcome on the patio!
24 May 2017|
Response from ZippyZZZ |
While there's food, this is more like a brew pub than a restaurant. Limited menu but a very helpful staff who will point you in the right direction for pairing ciders with what they have in their menu.
9 June 2016|
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Response from LeftFootCharley | Property representative |
Yes! Everyone is welcome.