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Welcome to Emerald Avenue—a collection of family-owned farms, wineries and small businesses based in Southwest Michigan. Let us help you experience the rich flavors, engaging history and natural beauty of our region.


12 Corners Vineyards

12 Corners Vineyards logoThe luscious fruit of a 115-acre estate, planted with both vinifera and hybrid grapes, delivers the wide variety of wines offered at 12 Corners Vineyards. Located along the Emerald Avenue in Benton Harbor, and with additional tasting rooms in South Haven and Grand Haven, they offer easy accessibility to enjoy Michigan wines. Whether you’re looking for dry, sweet or dessert wines—or something in between—12 Corners has the bottle for you!

(269) 927-1512 | | View More Information

Contessa Wine Cellars

Contessa Wine Cellars logoNestled in the fertile wine growing hills of Coloma, Michigan, Contessa Wine Cellars offers traditional Italian, French and American style wines from third-generation wine maker, Tony Peterson.

(269) 468-5534 | | View More Information

Grandpa’s Cider Mill

Grandpa’s Cider Mill logoSee how apples, fresh from the orchard, are turned into delicious, sweet cider. Grandpa’s Cider Mill offers a wide variety of gourmet food items including jams, jellies, local honey and more. Plus, the on-site bakery has fresh cider doughnuts, fruit pies and Michigan Melts.

(269) 468-3700 | | View More Information

Jollay Orchards

Jollay Orchards logoEstablished in 1857, Jollay Orchards is a working family farm with entertainment, U-pick fruit fields, idyllic picnic areas, a farm market and much more. The fruit selection includes sweet and tart cherries, black and red raspberries, peaches, apples, and pumpkins.

(269) 468-3075 | | View More Information

Journeyman Distillery

Journeyman Distillery logoTour the certified-organic Journeyman Distillery and shop their store, located in the heart of downtown Three Oaks, Michigan. It’s a rare opportunity to see small-batch, organic, handcrafted distilling, complete from mashing the grain to the final glass pour. 

(269) 820-2050 | | View More Information

Molter Family Orchards

Molter Family Orchards logoUSDA certified-organic, fifth-generation farm offering a wide selection of fruits and vegetables to the local community through community-supported agriculture (CSA). Molter Family Orchards sells to local co-ops as well as Whole Foods Market. Enjoy fresh-pressed cider, organic U-pick fruit, or a quiet, scenic picnic.

(269) 252-9916 | | View More Information

Piggott’s Farm Market & Bakery

Piggott’s Farm Market & Bakery logo

This third-generation, 400-acre farm located in Benton Harbor, MI has two convenient locations that offer a variety of local produce, florals, trees, preserves and fresh-baked treats. Their larger market is open May–Dec. in Benton Harbor—where their bakery creates savory pies, cookies and doughnuts. Their roadside market is open May–Sept. in St. Joseph, MI.

(269) 876-9269 | | View More Information