Wineries in Traverse City and Old Mission Peninsula, Michigan

Taking a day to savor the wines and the gorgeous landscape of Traverse City and Old Mission Peninsula is a delightful Northern Michigan vacation attraction (designated driver recommended) that delights food and drink lovers.

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Wineries on Old Mission Peninsula

2 Lads

16985 Smokey Hollow Rd., Traverse City, 231.223.7722

Vintners Cornel Olivier and Chris Baldyga have made a name for themselves teasing out delicate, nuanced flavors from sustainably grown wines. The Two Lads’ state-of-the-art facility specializes in cool-climate reds, sparkling wines and small-batch whites. .

Black Star Farms Old Mission

360 McKinley Rd., Traverse City, 231.944.1300

The cool atmosphere at this tasting room includes a cozy fireplace and a bar made of wine barrels. Try award-winning wines and brandies from the onsite distillery.

Bonobo Winery

12011 Center Rd., Traverse City, 231.282.9463

Founded by brothers Carter and Todd Oosterhouse, Bonobo Winery “offers world-class wines in a rustic, yet elegant atmosphere with a breathtaking view.”

Bowers Harbor

2896 Bowers Harbor Rd., Traverse City, 800.616.7615

Sample this boutique winery’s award-winning varietals in a casual tasting room near Bowers Harbor Park. Don’t miss the signature meritage blend, 2896 Langley Vineyard.

Brys Estate

3309 Blue Water Rd., Traverse City, 231.223.9303

The luxe tasting room here is a perfect complement to vintner Coenraad Stassen’s sophisticated wines. Artful reds, crisp whites and a lovely brick patio for enjoying the scenery.

Chateau Chantal

15900 Rue de Vin, Traverse City, 800.969.4009

This Old World–inspired winery and B&B sets on a hilltop, affording gorgeous views of grapevine-trellised hillsides and Grand Traverse Bay. Live jazz Thursday evenings.

Chateau Grand Traverse

12239 Center Rd., Traverse City, 231.223.7355

This winery helped put Michigan on the map for world-class wines. Showcasing fine reds, whites, rieslings and specialty cherry wines.

Hawthorne Vineyards

1000 Camino Maria Dr., Traverse City, 231.929.4206

Only 4 miles north of Traverse City, Hawthorne offers single-estate bottlings and a secluded tasting room overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay.

Peninsula Cellars

11480 Center Rd., Traverse City, 231.223.4050

A historic one-room schoolhouse serves as the tasting room for this family-run winery. The line here includes a selection of memorable fruit wines made from tart cherries, sweet cherries and apples.

Wineries and Tasting Rooms in Traverse City

Cherry Republic

154 E. Front St., Traverse City, 231.932.9205

This “all ages” tasting room and shop celebrates the Cherry Capital’s namesake fruit with a number of cherry wines for adults and cherry sodas for kids.

Left Foot Charley

806 Red Dr., Traverse City, 231.995.0500

Find hard cider and great wines at this warehouse-cool tasting room at the Grand Traverse Commons. Don’t miss the live music on the patio or Thursday Happy Hour, featuring ethnic eats.

TASTES of Black Star Farms

800 Cottage View Dr., Traverse City, 231.944.1349

This intimate space at the Grand Traverse Commons offers samples of Black Star’s signature wines and brandies, plus vodkas and whiskeys from nearby Grand Traverse Distillery. Sweet and savory small plates, too. 800 Cottage View Dr., Traverse City, 231.944.1349,

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