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Left Foot Charley Winery

806 Red Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-4722
+1 231-995-0500
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Great atmosphere and wine

We stopped here as part of a self made wine tour of the Traverse City area. The staff is awesome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
via mobile
Great place, great wines and ciders and fantastic staff!

We stopped in to do a wine tasting and had a great time! The wines were very enjoyable and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Left Foot Charley is a winery like no other. In lieu of the single estate model, LFC is a collection of grape and apple growers located throughout Northern Michigan dedicated to growing fruit for our wine and cider. Located in the urban setting of the former Traverse City State Hospital campus known as The Village, LFC creates an array of balanced white wine, red wine, and hard cider. Every bottle tells the story of the farm, the vintage and the winemaker's dream of sharing it all with you.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“hard cider” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
806 Red Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-4722
+1 231-995-0500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here as part of a self made wine tour of the Traverse City area. The staff is awesome and very helpful. We had a great flight of wine tasting and also got some small plates to share. I'm not normally a cider person,...More

Thank amyco2004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to do a wine tasting and had a great time! The wines were very enjoyable and the Cinnamon Girl Cider (the only one we tried) was delicious. The Roots and Rock red blend was my favorite, but I also enjoyed the whites....More

Thank CMMWis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Try the Roots & Rock red wine! It's a terrific dry blend. Despite the rainy weather, we managed to have some of their food including a great whitefish pate and a peppadew cheese & cracker combo and ALSO bring over some goodies from Spanglish. A...More

Thank PamelaCapeCod_MA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Left Foot Charley Winery is tucked back in the former Traverse City State Hospital. First, it is great to see what became of the magnificent old hospital - rather than it just being torn down. Charley presents an array of solid blend wines and ciders....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We love stopping here when we arrive in T.C. The Commons in general is fun because it is off of the beaten path. The wines and ciders are delicious. You must try the the Cinnamon Girl!!

Thank Kristi F
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Two of our party did a wine tasting, and two of us selected ciders. Both the Cinnamon Girl and the Cunning Ham were excellent.

Thank Jezebel6368
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

After our historical tour at Village at Grand Traverse, we walked across the street to taste some wine. The wine was good and the staff was enjoyable to be around. The staff obviously enjoyed working there and helped sell the wine.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The ambiance was very nice and the service personnel also quite friendly. We decided to try a flight to get a feel for the wines but frankly we could not find a wine which tasted good enough to purchase a full glass.

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The Laporte Charlie winery is a modern open wine and cider tasting venues that offers live music open mic nights on Monday night. The open mic night Richard local musicians including young folks playing guitar and singing. The waitstaff was most helpful the wines and...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The location is nice... the first winery on your way into Traverse City. Wine is good. Signs for flights of wine were deceiving. Ok. That's it.

Thank Jane B
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23 May 2017|
Response from ZippyZZZ |
While there's food, this is more like a brew pub than a restaurant. Limited menu but a very helpful staff who will point you in the right direction for pairing ciders with what they have in their menu.
9 June 2016|
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Response from LeftFootCharley | Property representative |
Yes! Everyone is welcome.