The Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail is pleased to announce the addition of Chill Hill Winery to the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail. Located at 8986 First St. in downtown Baroda, they join neighbors, Lake Michigan Vintners and Baroda Founders Wine Cellar, in addition to the other
member wineries that include, 12 Corners Vineyard, Cody Kresta Vineyards, Cogdal Winery/Home of Little Man Winery, Contessa Wine Cellar, Domaine Berrien, Fenn Valley Vineyard Wine Cellar, Gravity Winery, Hickory Creek Winery, Karma Vista Vineyard Winery, Lawton Ridge Winery, Lazy Ballerina Winery, Lemon Creek Winery, St Julian Winery, Warner Vineyards and White Pine Winery.
Chill Hill is owned by Ashley and Norma Nitz and provides wine enthusiasts a wide range of delicious reds and aromatic whites along with their own uniquely designed experience for those who enjoy wine tasting. The Nitz family owns the 375 acre, Arrowhead Vineyard founded in 1963. Chill Hill was recently awarded several medals at the Indy International Wine Competition. Visit the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail for a listing of all member wineries for hours, locations on a map, events and entertainment.
The majority of Michigan vineyards are located within the Lake Michigan Shore American Viticulture Area (AVA), covering 1,280,000 acres. The boundaries reach north to the Kalamazoo River in Douglas Michigan and extend east, 45 miles inland from the Lake Michigan shoreline and southwest to the Michigan/Indiana border.
The Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail, founded in 2002, is a not-for-profit association that collaborates with the member wineries to promote the development of an outstanding wine producing and tourism area and to be an industry leader. To be able to stimulate interest in wine in general and specifically the wines of the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail.