Sit back and tour Brys Estate Vineyard on Northern Michigan’s Old Mission Peninsula. This lush, boutique estate winery and sophisticated brick and mahogany tasting room is set on Northern Michigan’s breathtaking Old Mission Peninsula. Amid sweeping views of Grand Traverse Bay, this winery produces wines that have garnered an impressive list of awards. Among them: Wine Literary Award in San Francisco for the “Best New Red Wine Discovery” in 2006 for their 2005 Cabernet Franc; The Hardings’ Cup (1st and 3rd place for the best Cabernet Franc in Michigan) for their 2007 Artisan Cabernet Franc and 2007 Estate Cabernet Franc; 2008 “Best of Class” award for the best dessert wine in Michigan—Michigan Wine & Spirits Competition; three medals in the International Wine & Spirits Competition held in 2010 in London, England for their 2007 “Dry Ice” ice wine, 2008 Gewurztraminer and 2007 Artisan Pinot Noir; gold medal and best of class for their 2012 Pinot Blanc in the 2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition.
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, 3309 Blue Water Rd., Traverse City, MI. 231.223.9303, brystestate.com.