The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail is hosting a new month-long event showcasing premium wines being made on the peninsula. Similar to the trail’s highly successful Rosé All May and Hunt for the Reds of October, Premium Pour offers a featured premium wine at 23 wineries along the trail for the entire month of December.
Leelanau Peninsula recently was named “2nd Best Wine Region in North America” by USA Today, and its wineries continue to garner attention and medals each year in national and international wine competitions. In fact, Black Star Farms won “Best Riesling in the World” at the highly esteemed American Fine Wine Competition in Australia.
For $30 per ticket, participants receive a stemmed wine glass and a featured 2-ounce pour of a premium wine at 23 wineries (view the wine list below). The ticket is good every day during December.
“This is great way for guests to enjoy an event at their own pace,” shares Lorri Schreiber, executive director of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. “It’s also a great way to discover what all the fuss is about with the high quality of our wines. And, the timing couldn’t be better! It’s a great way to stock up on wines for holiday gifts and get-togethers.“
Tickets are available online at MyNorthTickets.com or at most of the participating wineries.
Amoritas Vineyards: 2018 Mary’s Folly White Field Blend
Aurora Cellars: 2016 Blaufrankisch and 2016 Cabernet Franc
Baia Estate: Lambo (sparkling red)
Black Star Farms: 2017 Arcturos Cabernet Franc
Blustone Vineyards: 2017 Winemaker’s Red
Boathouse Vineyards: 2016 Merlot
Chateau Fontaine: Grüner Veltliner
Cherry Republic: Balaton Cherry
Ciccone Vineyard & Winery: Lee La Tage
45 North Vineyard & Winery: Cabernet Franc
French Valley Vineyards: 2017 Jubilee
Glen Arbor Wines: Alligator Hill Merlot
Good Harbor Vineyards: Collaboration and Labernet
Laurentide Winery: Apera Dessert Wine
Leelanau Wine Cellars: 2016 Merlot
M22 Tasting Room: Vintner’s Red
Rove Estate: Cuveé Rosé or 2016 Merlot
Shady Lane Cellars: 2016 Cabernet Franc Reserve
Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery: Taster’s Choice
Soul Squeeze Cellars: 2017 I Chardonnay
Verterra Winery: Chaos Sparkling Wine