Recent and Featured Wine Articles

  • Toast the Season with 17 Leelanau Wineries

    Celebrate the season at the Leelanau Peninsula Vintner’s Association Toast the Season, a weekend long celebration at 17 Leelanau wineries including holiday gourmet food.

  • Four Pinot Noir Picks from Old Mission and Leelanau Wineries

    Four Northern Michigan Pinot Noirs to try from Old Mission and Leelanau County wineries, including Shady Lanes, Black Star Farms, Victoria Creek and Two Lads.

  • Northern Michigan Gewürztraminer Picks: Spicy and Great with Turkey

    Picks for Gewürztraminer, a spicy wine great for pairing with holiday turkey, made at Old Mission and Leelanau County wineries, near Traverse City.

  • Tapas and Wine Touring at Chateau Chantal near Traverse City

    The Spanish have long paired tapas, small plates of food, with wine, Now Chateau Chantal, near Traverse City on the Old Mission Peninsula, offers an extensive wine tour with delicious tapas all along the way.

  • Sit Back and Tour Northern Michigan's Wine Country

    Video of a wine tour through the Traverse City region’s gorgeous countryside dotted with vineyards and wineries, including Old Mission Peninsula, Leelanau County and an urban winery at the Commons in Traverse City.

  • Wind Through Traverse City's Wine Country

    From Traverse City’s urban wineries to the seven wineries of the stunning Old Mission Peninsula, a day spent wine touring this region is one not to be forgotten.

  • 5 Northern Michigan Rosés to Flavor Your Summer

    Stock your picnic cooler or your cellar with these five favorite Northern Michigan rosés–refreshing in hot weather, but complex enough to drink far into fall.

  • Talking Wine with Gills Pier Winery in Leelanau County

    Kris and Ryan Sterkenburg talk about their vineyard, their land and their wines at Gill’s Pier Winery, north of Leland in Leelanau County.

  • Finding the Right Northern Michigan Riesling for You

    Bone dry or sweet? Chateau Grand Traverse’s Ed O’Keefe, located in Traverse City, along with the International Riesling Foundation, is working to make sure you know the many flavors of Riesling.

  • Tour Leelanau's Luscious Wine Country

    With 21 wineries nestled in Leelanau, a gorgeous Lake Michigan peninsula, this is some of the best wine tasting and wine touring in the country.

  • Northern Michigan Sparkling Wine

    Raise a glass to the good life on a summer escape in search of Northern Michigan sparkling wines.

  • Divas Uncorked in Old Mission Wine Country

    A toast to you, woman. Treat yourself to a night of tasting and touring seven Old Mission Peninsula Wineries.

  • Pair French Bistro Cuisine and Northern Michigan Wines at Bowers Harbor Inn

    On April 23rd, take a spring drive to Traverse City’s Bowers Harbor Inn for a six-course, locally-inspired menu paired with Bowers Harbor Vineyard wines.

  • Old Mission Peninsula Wine Tour

    Sip the sumptuous wines of the 45th parallel as you meander from East to West Bay down Traverse City’s Old Mission Peninsula.

  • Up North's Urban Winery

    Taste Northern Michigan whites at Left Foot Charley.

  • Riesling on the Rise

    Northern Michigan Riesling has catapulted the region’s winemakers onto the international stage.

  • Old Mission Peninsula Wine Country

    Wine tour on Old Mission Peninsula including descriptions of wineries as well as suggestions for wines to sample at each.

  • Savor Leelanau’s Wine Country

    Leelanau County hosts a robust list of wineries and local wines. This guide gives an overview of Leelanau’s wine country.

  • Wind Through Wine Country

    Take a wine tour to Old Mission Peninsula wineries including Chateau Grand Traverse, Brys Estate, Bowers Harbor Vineyards, Chateau Chantal.

  • Sample Leelanau’s Wine Country

    A tour through the wineries of the Leelanau Peninsula.