Not far at all from Northport MI is another beautiful village called Suttons Bay. Both are in Leelanau County, and both feature some of the best restaurant experiences you could possibly have. Another interesting fact about Suttons Bay is that it is host to the only movie theater in the county. Since it was constructed in 1946, you can just imagine it would be one of the places of interest to stop by while you are visiting Suttons Bay.
Black Star Farms Winery is on East Revold Road. Not only do you get to enjoy a great wine tasting, but you also can walk the gorgeous grounds and check out all of the farm animals that are there. It is a one-of-a-kind place, and non-alcoholic beverages are also available. To boot, Black Star Farms Winery also serves up delicious pizza.
For the record, it appears that Suttons Bay has the largest conglomeration of breweries, wineries and vineyards per capita than any other village or city in the US. Hop Lot Brewing Company is on SW Bay Shore Drive, and you are in for a treat. Enjoy the delicious brews, free popcorn, pulled pork sliders straight from the fire pit and much more.
Shady Lane Cellars is yet another reason why wine connoisseurs would enjoy Suttons Bay, whether traveling or looking to relocate. It's like wine heaven. Shady Lane Cellars is known for its beautiful grounds, outdoor patio and a great wine tasting experience by the fireplace. The fireplace is also outdoors by the way. The cherry cider is one of the popular choices when visiting this winery.
Willow Vineyards is another popular place of interest in Suttons Bay. Located on East Hilltop Road, Willow Vineyards is known for its rose wine and Pinot Gris, among other things. Reviewers talk about a Russian blue farm cat that is the mascot of the place. So make sure you stop by and say hi to the cat in order to complete the experience at Willow Vineyards.
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