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Address: 10062 Burgoyne Rd, Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Phone Number:
+1 269-471-1737
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Fri 14:00 - 20:00
Sat 12:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Free Run is a boutique winery specializing in chef-created, prix fixe menus...

Free Run is a boutique winery specializing in chef-created, prix fixe menus perfectly paired with our award-winning wines. Our distinctive epicurean tastings feature seasonal food pairings complementing each wine sample. Not overcrowded or hurried, this hip and unique Lake Michigan Shore winery has a fresh feel designed for indulging. Delight in small batch wines, delectable food pairings, and an atmosphere devoted to personal attention. Our 45-minute tasting experience is one you won't soon forget! Reservations strongly suggested. Walk-ins based on availability. Please visit our website for details.

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Very nice with somewhat good selection

This was the last place we went for the day and we're a little tired at this point. The place was nice and cozy with friendly staff. We had been to the round barn winery and they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
michael l
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Buffalo Grove
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The wine tasting is combined with food tasting. We had a group of 7 and 4 of us wanted to taste. The other 3 were not allowed to sit inside with us and we were not allowed to sit outside for the tasting. So since our whole group wasn't tasting, we either had to split up or leave. The staff... More 

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Thank Lorraine B
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The building has been remodeled and they now offer wine & food pairing. My wife and friends have gone each month since they started offering this - Pairings change monthly. The chef was voted one of Americas Top Chefs - Ryan Thornburg does a great job.

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Thank Patrick D
Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The old pictures on website need to be updated. The site and the concept is totally new. Food and wine pairing. Tasting last about 45 minutes. Got to say that the chef is right on. Never tasted a wine that totally changed taste with food before. Hope the white fish appetizer is on the menu when you come. Well worth... More 

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Thank DACTCC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This was the last place we went for the day and we're a little tired at this point. The place was nice and cozy with friendly staff. We had been to the round barn winery and they told us the had a partnership with this winery and if you brought you glass from round barn you got a discount on... More 

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Thank michael l
Berrien Springs, Michigan
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The name came from the parents who own the Round Barn Winery and Brewery. The sons wanted to start their own winery and asked about help. The parents told them they had free run to do as they wanted. Hence the name. Their wine is great. Had an enjoyable time there. There isn't any food there.

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Thank EWS33
Elgin, Illinois USA
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212 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Some nice wine, not the best in the area but definitely in the upper third. Friendly staff and beautiful location and building.

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Thank Janhuss
elkhart
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

We visited there as part of a winery tour. It's a very nice place and they had great wines. I think that they should have had crackers or offered wine to cleanse the pallet but overall, it was a nice stop. I'm glad we went. their Cab is excellent.

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Thank lisa l
Omro, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

This place is beautiful. There is a pond in the shape of an arrowhead, the vineyard is in sight of the new, tastefully decorated wine tasting room. The staff was so helpful with there recommendations on wines and how to ad lib with the wines and us in recipe's. I ended up buying 5 different kinds of wine and plan... More 

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Thank 315annette7
Nappanee
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69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Free Run does a fine job with small batch vines and spirits. An intimate tasting room in a great setting with a charming outside seating area. Bring a picnic, buy a bottle and enjoy an afternoon by the pond.

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Thank SaddleTramps
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We were here on s Wednesday afternoon. The wines were good. Round Barn, the related winery had much Better scenery. Wines were similar. Worth the trip.

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Thank Christene C

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