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“A nice place to sample wine”
Review of Bel Lago Winery

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Bel Lago Winery
Ranked #3 of 4 things to do in Cedar
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Owner description: Established in 1997. Settled atop a hill and encompassed within lush vineyards, Bel Lago Winery's tasting room features a one-of-a-kind panoramic view of south Lake Leelanau. Grown with a deep respect for and devotion to Leelanau Peninsula, our wines reflect the soil and climate of our beautiful location. For nearly two decades, our emphasis at Bel Lago has been on producing quality wines and cider with an unwavering commitment to excellence.
Melissa, Texas
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100 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“A nice place to sample wine”
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Bel Lago is about one mile north of our summer location at Leelanau Pines Campground. So we take the opportunity to sample their wine often in their tasting room. Wines are moderately priced and the whites are pretty good. Leelanau's wine industry has grown from a single winery twenty years ago, to well over 30 now. Bel Lago is one of the better ones.

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Midland, Michigan, United States
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57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nice little place, out of the way”
Reviewed 11 June 2013

We stopped recently on a self guided wine-tasting tour. We almost skipped Bel Lago, because it is a bit out of the way. We were certainly glad that we didn't! The owner was very friendly, and he explained the different wines he currently had available. The Pinot Noir is excellent - I would recommend it to anyone.

Visited June 2013
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Owosso, Michigan
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

beautiful, wonderful wine, very knowledgeable The gentleman helping us actually picked some of the grapes off the vine for us to try

Visited October 2012
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Excellent Wine and Experience”
Reviewed 10 October 2012

The owners and winemakers have a presence so the experience is more personal than many other places. All the wines were better than I expected. The tasting room and winery are nice and small scale and the vineyard are beautiful

Visited October 2012
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East Lansing, Michigan
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104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Beautiful Lake Indeed”
Reviewed 1 October 2012

Bel Lago is off the beaten path and well worth the drive. This winery takes their wines and wine tasting seriously: I, too, am concerned about wineries as 'entertainment': an 'E ticket ride'; a bachelorette party is a sad commentary on what seems to be too often the case now with wineries and wine tastings. Fortunately, Bel Lago and its team provide quality wines; serious discussion; and a beautiful outlook. If you are tired to the M22/Old Mission tasting rooms with 'guests' who seem more interested in slamming back alcohol than thinking about wine and wine process, Bel Lago is for you. I'm not a wine 'snob': far from it, but I appreciate the professionalism of the staff at Bel Lago and their restful outlook over the Lake.

Visited September 2012
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