Kalamazoo Michigan is Michigan Life's Region 3

Enjoy Summertime in the Kalamazoo Region

Michigan Life's Region 3 Kalamazoo Area is the Getaway to Michigan including Berrien County, Cass County, Kalamazoo County, St Joseph County, and VanBuren County Michigan.

Region 3 Kalamazoo Area of Michigan

Michigan Life's Region 3 Kalamazoo Area

Many traveling to Michigan from the Chicago area consider Kalamazoo Region the Getaway to Michigan. Like most Michigan cities you will enjoy the friendly easy-going attitude with all of the attractions of a large city. Kalamazoo offers a vibrant Art-Deco downtown with quality dining, unique shops and galleries, and live entertainment. Kalamazoo is bursting with unique attractions and adventures that will keep you returning year after year.

Michigan Life's Region 3 Kalamazoo Area including Berrien County, Cass County, Kalamazoo County, St Joseph County, and VanBuren County Michigan.

What to See and Do in Region 3 -Kalamazoo Area

Our main winery in Paw Paw offers free tours year-round. Monday thru Saturday, tours will be given daily beginning at 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (no tour at 12:00 p.m.). On Sunday, tours run daily beginning at 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (all times EST). All ages are welcome and our facility is handicap accessible.

For nearly a century, West Michigan has been the home to some of the most productive and picturesque fruit farms in the Midwest. Lake Michigan's "lake effect" has sheltered the fruit of our region from the harshness of winter -- blanketing the fruit vines with snow and providing slightly warmer temperatures.

Cody Kresta is a small family-run farm winery located on 20 acres of land in the Lake Michigan Shore Appellation in Mattawan, Michigan. The owners, David and Mary Lou, share two great passions – crafting distinctive southwestern Michigan wines and living in harmony with the land they love.

McIntosh Orchards and Wine Cellar is a place where the family can come and find fun for all ages. Kids can enjoy fresh pressed cider, eat homemade cider donuts and play in the orchards. Parents can enjoy the winery's tasting bar for some olde world style hand crafted hard cider and a selection of premium made fruit wines.

Third generation wine maker, Tony Peterson, perfected his craft while working many years as an apprentice in his father's winery. All the while, he dreamed of creating an experience that would incorporate the traditional art of wine making, old world charm and the very best of modern amenities.

If you haven't tried wine made without the use of chemicals you haven't tried wine with true fruit taste and aroma. Imagine the taste and aroma of the fresh fruit, then you are close to what our wines smell and taste like.

Domaine Berrien Cellars is situated on an 80 acre farm located in Berrien County, Michigan, in the heart of scenic Lake Michigan Shore Wine Country. Our vineyard development began in 1992 when Thomas & Abigail Fricke purchased the property, which was all planted in tart cherry trees at the time.

Stop in to the Public House to taste 5 vintages of our Dry Riesling throughout the month of April. Cost is $25 and includes a pairing of meats & cheeses. The wines will be available for sale in limited quantities.

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