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The '''Leelanau Peninsula AVA''' is an [[American Viticultural Area]] located in [[Leelanau County, Michigan|Leelanau County]], [[Michigan]].
This [[Michigan wine]] region includes all of Leelanau County, which forms a peninsula between [[Lake Michigan]] on the west and [[Grand Traverse Bay]] on the east. Being surrounded by water helps to moderate the climate of the region, which is generally cold for [[viticulture]]. [[Frost]] can occur on all but about 145 days of the calendar year. The soil in Leelanau Peninsula is complex, with [[glacier|glacial]] deposits of [[clay]], [[sand]], and [[loam]] on top of bedrock of [[granite]] and [[limestone]].
* [http://www.absolutemichigan.com/dig/michigan/from-the-vine-leelanau-peninsula-wine-trail/ From the Vine: Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail] Article about the Leelanau AVA.
* [http://www.lpwines.com Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association] Leelanau AVA wine trail web site with information about the wineries.