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Shady Creek Winery

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Address: 2030 Tryon Rd, Michigan City, IN 46360
Phone Number:
+1 219-874-9463
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Wed 11:00 - 18:00
Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

"A great winery experience on the southern Lake Michigan shore"....

"A great winery experience on the southern Lake Michigan shore". Featuring custom crafted wines and a first class facility situated on nearly 20 acres of grounds with expansive views, comfortable patios, covered porches, fireplaces, tasting room, specialty foods, gifts and local artwork.

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Nice winery

Winery had nice selection. Tasting room was nice and sold products other than just wine so good place to get souvenirs

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Deb M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Winery had nice selection. Tasting room was nice and sold products other than just wine so good place to get souvenirs

Thank Deb M
By the lake in Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I have been there for a community function and was supposed to get two free glasses of wine with our tickets, but only received one. Disappointed about that. Staff is friendly and helpful. Wine is average, although I am not a wine expert. Very nice inside and relaxing.

Thank Antiquelover2
oenophile09, Owner at Shady Creek Winery, responded to this review

So we host many fundraising events to 'do good' within the community. This particular organizer advertised an incorrect number of glasses of wine for the event, not the fault of the winery! As this reviewer confesses that 'I am not a wine expert', not sure why they are doing a wine review! But I agree, the inside of the winery... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Shady Creek with friends for the 5.00 for 5 tastes. The little place is quaint and staff friendly. They get their grapes from California after 1st fermentation and then make their own blends. Fun visit, however we did not purchase any wine.

Thank Theresa B
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Pleasant retire off main road to experience their blend of wines. Easy conversation with the staff and good explanations of the various offerings.

Thank gingrannie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very reasonably priced. The staff is very helpful and fun to be around. The wine is good. Offers various cheese trays to go with your tastings.

Thank cody z
Hobart, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is a friendly down to earth winery. Plain gray building on outside, offers five tastings for $6. Can purchase various cheese/disagree trays for $10 as well as glasses of wine. Can eat upstairs or outside. Offer semi sweet and dry wines, at least 15. Pourers are friendly. Nice place, have music on Sunday afternoon

Thank lynne p
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We recently spent a night at Shady Creek for a private wedding. The space is beautiful, and they let us put up our own decorations shortly before the reception began. The only quams I have are that the building could have been finished nicer, and that it is a wine only option for private parties. The employees were very nice,... More 

Thank Brian B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped at Shady Creek on the way to our hotel. We had never gone to winery before and wanted to see what it was about. They offer a 5/$5 tasting. Jane as very knowledgable about the wines we picked and all of them were really good. We decided to stay for lunch and another glass of... More 

1 Thank Kelly O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We recently visited for a good friends wedding on 8/13/16. The entire staff treated everyone with respect and they were super friendly. We spoke with quite a few staff members and they loved finding out where we were from and would actually carry on a conversation. There was a great selection of wine and overall everyone was well accommodated. Definitely... More 

1 Thank Jeremy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit. The wines were very good and I would suggest you stop by and try. Jane is a blast if she is your server. Good prices for sampling

1 Thank Cameron S

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