About Us

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Family owned and operated, Sandhill Crane Vineyards uses only the finest local produce for our handcrafted wines, made right on the premises. Our winemaker is known for her wide range of clean, rich, complex wines. Made lovingly in small batches, the tasting list includes well-balanced acidic white wines, rich reds, flavorful fruit wines, and delicious sweet-tart dessert wines.

 ‘I love this setting – their wines, their lovely physical space, and their friendly staff. We have been there for a simple lunch, for wine tasting and lunch on Mother’s Day, for dinner theater, and yesterday for our first jazz brunch experience. Great food and great music – it’s always our pleasure.

I also manage a bar in Ann Arbor and order a good portion of our Michigan wine stock from Sandhill Crane. Smaller stock from a smaller vineyard means our stock turns over more when they’re out of something, but I’ve never been disappointed by any of their wines.

Extra shoutout for my fav wine of theirs – the Noiret is fantastic!’

Reviewed October, 2016- Facebook

Our Events


We love parties! Join us every Thursday evening for Thirsty Thursday! Local live music, wine, and good food!

Check out our Calendar for all upcoming events.

Our Cafe

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Our café offers freshly-made soups, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, and desserts. The best way to taste wine is when it is paired with food, and all our menu items are wine friendly. From homemade soups to crunchy paninis with warm, savory fillings to our freshly baked cookies. There is something on the menu for everyone.

View our Cafe Menu.


How To Go About Wine Tasting:

Just drop in during our open hours and we’ll take it from there! All tastings are $6 per person.

Bringing a Group? 

We’d love to help you celebrate your special occasion! For groups of 6 or more we ask that you place a small group reservation with us at least 24 hours in advance and plan on arriving before 4:30 pm on the day of your visit. This will allow us to make sure that we have adequate tasting room staff on hand and reserve one or more tables for your group.

All group sizes subject to a preselected tasting menu.

During extreme weather, please visit our Facebook page for up-to-date information regarding closings.

No outside sales are allowed on the premises without prior permission from the management.

Thank you!

Jackson Winery & Tasting Room – Monday through Saturday 11-7; Fridays 11-10; Sunday 12-6

Jackson Café – Monday through Saturday 9:30-7; Fridays 9:30-10; Sunday 12-6

Open until 9:00 pm for Thirsty Thursdays*
*Reservations recommended

CLOSED for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

Winery Tours: Saturday: 12:00 pm, Sunday: 1:00 pm

Dexter Cider Mill Tasting Room (seasonal) – Open September 2 through mid-November Friday & Saturday: 11am – 4:30 pm Sunday: 12 pm – 4:30 pm