Beer, Wine & Spirits in East Lansing

Wine-Tasting and Winery Tour for Two, Four, or Six at DeAngelis Cantina del Vino (Up to 56% Off)

DeAngelis Cantina del Vino

Ann Arbor

Nine samples of all-natural wines headline a tasting experience that includes food pairings, souvenir glasses, and a tour of the grounds

$60 $29

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Distillery Tour with Commemorative Shot Glasses for Two, Four, or Eight at Ugly Dog Distillery (Up to 52% Off)

Ugly Dog Distillery

Chelsea

Tours illuminate the copper workshop of a local master distiller as he makes traditional and bacon-flavored vodka, rum, and gin

$20 $11

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Wine-Making Class with Take-Home Bottles for One or Two at HomeBrew & Hydroponics Hobby Shop (50% Off)

HomeBrew & Hydroponics Hobby Shop

Kentwood

90-minute class takes students through the process of creating wine; students each take home five bottles of four different styles of wine

$134 $67

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Hard-Cider Tasting for Two or Four with Howler at Jaden James Brewery (Up to 51% Off)

Jaden James Brewery

Kentwood

Tasters sip hard ciders with such flavors as raspberry, peach, and sweet cherry, and take home a howler of their favorite

$23 $11.50

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Wine Tasting and Architectural Tour for Two or Four at the Henderson Castle (Up to 55% Off)

French Restaurant at the Henderson Castle

Kalamazoo

Sample six of Henderson Castle's estate-label wines, such as meritage and riesling, and tour the castle, which was established in 1895

$94 $45

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General or VIP Admission with Tastings for Two at Vodka Rox Festival on October 10 (33% Off)

Vodka Rox

Royal Oak Farmers Market

Based at the farmers market, the festival features vodkas from near and far and includes tastings, live music, and food vendors

$103.70 $69

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$40 for an Intro Michigan Wine Class for Two at MBTB Tasting Room ($80 Value). Two Dates Available.

Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room

Shelby Township

Tasting guides introduce participants to six boutique Michigan wines, pairing them with Michigan cheese and organic chocolates

$80 $40

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Beer Flights for Two or Beer and Pub Food for Lunch or Dinner at Falling Down Beer Company (Up to 50% Off)

Falling Down Beer Company

Southwest Warren

Craft beer such as blonde ales and IPAs pairs with pub grub made from local ingredients such as Wigley's corn beef reubens

$20 $10

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Estate Tour and Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Colio Estate Winery (Up to 58% Off)

Colio Estate Winery

Harrow

Guests tour winemaking facilities, followed by a tasting flight featuring premium wines

C$8 C$4

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Winemaking Experience with 30 Bottles of Wine, or $25 for $45 Toward Winemaking at Borrelli Cellars

Borrelli Cellars

City Centre

Customers craft 30 bottles of wine in red and white varieties that can serve as wedding favours or party gifts

C$168 C$84

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$25 for Admission and Samples for One at Lakeshore Brew Fest on Saturday, October 11 ($35 Value)

Lakeshore Brew Fest

West Olive

Beer festival on the shores of Lake Michigan offers samples of brews and cider from seven local producers; highlights include food and music

$35 $25

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In addition to sating stomachs with pulled-pork sandwiches and entertaining ears with live music, Cellar Brewing Company's dedicated staff fills glasses with libations fresh from its microbrewery, winery, and artisan distillery. The restaurant's plush, leather sofas sit beneath its rust-hued ceiling, and at a blond-wood bar, bartenders serve house brews and a variety of wraps and sandwiches. A glass of stout awakens taste buds craving a darker brew, and the cellar's servers pluck bottles of Michigan Apple Delight wine directly from in-house wine trees to complement sun-dried tomato and turkey sandwiches and soft pretzels.

500 E Division St
Sparta,
MI
US

I Wish Lessons’ professionally guided classes convene in various venues throughout Chicago, Boston, DC, and Detroit, uniting and educating like-minded learners in vibrant social settings. The company’s hundreds of teachers have educated countless learners while introducing them to new friends and planning private events, including birthday parties and baby showers. Classes broach a multitude of engaging, lighthearted subjects, such as beer and bacon pairing, scotch tasting, cupcake decorating, and sushi rolling.

5919 Chicago Rd
Warren,
MI
US

There aren't many restaurants anymore where you can sit in the same booth your parents might have dined in 40 years ago. But such is the case at Beggar's Banquet. The self-proclaimed restaurant and saloon took root in 1973, founded by Bob Adler and named after his favorite Rolling Stones album. The pub-like main dining area remains down-to-earth and casual, welcoming guests with wood-paneled walls and stained-glass windows. The names of "beggulars" are etched on gold plates above the bar, and local families celebrate milestones in an elegant room dedicated to private parties. All of this, coupled with the nostalgic atmosphere and tasty, homestyle dishes, has helped Beggar’s Banquet earn praise as one of Lansing's best restaurants by 10Best.

Twenty ever-changing craft beers on tap and a wine list that ranges from malbecs to piesporters fuel the jovial ambiance. Cooks innovate creative spins on classic comfort food, adding muenster, havarti, and gouda to their baked mac 'n’ cheese and a blueberry compote to char-grilled pork chops. They also serve breakfast until 2 p.m., the time each day when orange juice magically transforms into soda pop.

218 Abbot Rd
East Lansing,
MI
US

Though Lou and Harry?s Sports Bar is in a college town, that doesn?t mean you?ll eat like a college student while you?re there. To elevate their food, the chefs have upgraded sports bar staples such as burgers, pizzas, and wings with inventive flavors and toppings. Beefy burgers arrive at tables topped with with warm chili con queso or barbecue sauce-slathered onion rings, and wings come tossed in one of 14 mild to mouth-searing sauces. Pizzas emulate the flavors of Philly cheese steak and buffalo chicken, each big enough to share with friends or trade with someone in exchange for their group of friends. Games are always playing on the bar?s giant TV and in warmer weather, you can enjoy pints of more than 60 varieties of beer on the patio.

16800 Chandler Rd
East Lansing,
MI
US

Since 1825, the Old Town area has seen both prosperous times and, for the second half of the 20th century, stretches of destitution. Within the last 30 years, dedicated locals have started turning Old Town back around, dropping its building vacancy rates from 90% to fewer than 10%, and establishing a slew of festivals, art venues, and boutiques. The Old Town Commercial Association plays its role in this cultural and economic renaissance by holding the annual Old Town Oktoberfest, a Midwestern interpretation of the traditional German holiday.

Over the course of two days, live polka bands provide a soundtrack for German-style dancing and festivities. Vendors pour German and European Oktoberfest beers from Spaten, Warsteiner, and Frankenmuth, and autumnal beers from American breweries such as Sam Adams and Blue Moon. Local restaurants serve authentic German dishes such as spaetzle, potato soup, frankfurters, and bratwurst throughout the fest, allowing visitors to taste the country’s staples without having to stow away in a UN ambassador’s suitcase.

1232 Turner St.
Lansing,
MI
US

Founded by Traverse City natives Sam Porter and Abby Walton Porter, Porterhouse Productions operates several festivals and special events in the northern Michigan region. The company has run the annual Microbrew & Music Festival, an Evening with Mario Batali, and other recreational events, from concerts to culinary events.

300 N Grand Ave
Lansing,
MI
US