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Verterra Winery

Leland Tasting Room

Our Tasting Room is in a unique, 1927 building that began life as a barber shop/pool hall.  S. R. Gain of Leland, “Barber Gain” to the townspeople, needed a place for a barber shop, and he apparently had a knack for utilizing surplus material.  The brick facing of the building was made with leftover bricks from the Immanuel Lutheran Church on the hill that you can see when standing on front of our building.  The short-board maple flooring surely was a by-product of some other project in the village, and lends a unique character to the interior.  In those days, nothing was thrown away that could be used by a resourceful individual. 

Some years later, the building was bought by the Ball/Morris family and donated to the Township to be used as a library, which operated under the watchful eye of Effie Johnson, until the early ‘70’s.  Through the years, gift shops and a real estate office occupied the space, until the spring of 2011, when it became home to Verterra Winery’s Tasting Room.

Our intent is to offer not only the finest wines we can produce, but also bring home to our customers the story of our vineyard, our grapes, and ourselves, right here in this tasting room.  Enjoy the pictures, the stories, the people, and most of all, the wines, truly the fruits of our labor.

If you'd like to linger with your favorite following your tasting, we also sell wines and ciders by the glass and pint.

We look forward to your visit!

103 E. River Street
Leland MI 49654
(231) 256-2115

Tasting Room Hours

January - February

Thursday - Monday 12-5 (closed Tue and Wed)


Wednesday - Monday 12-5 (closed Tue)

April - June 6th (Closed Easter)

Sunday - Thursday 12-5 and Friday and Saturday 12-6

June 7th - August 18th

Monday to Saturday 12 - 7
Sunday 12 - 6

August 19th - October 27th

Monday - Saturday 12-6 Sunday 12-5

October 28th - December 31st

Monday - Sunday 12 - 5 

Pet Policy

Please note that due to Michigan Department of Agriculture rules (see flyer with details from MDARD), pets are not allowed in our tasting room or at The Ridge.  Service animals are permitted.