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Leelanau Peninsula Wineries

  • L. Mawby

Bel Lago Vineyards and Winery
Bel Lago… Beautiful Lake. Bel Lago wines are made from grapes grown in family-owned vineyards overlooking Lake Leelanau and Lake Michigan. Bel Lago Vineyards and Winery was founded in 1987 by Domenic, Ruth, and Amy Iezzoni and Charles Edson. The emphasis at Bel Lago has been on quality, with an unwavering commitment to excellence. We are winegrowers, [...] more...

L. Mawby
Our goal has always been to produce the finest wines possible. We strive to make wines that express the unique soil and climate in which they grow, the personal attention they are given in vineyard and wine cellar, and the winegrower’s esthetic. Our wines are living things, raised with care, giving voice to our joie [...] more...

Boskydel Vineyard
All of Boskydel wines are 100-percent estate-bottled. That means the grapes used to make the wine came from our “estate” or property. Some wineries would lead you to believe that you are drinking a local product, but if it doesn’t say Leelanau Peninsula or Old Mission Peninsula on the label, the grapes could have come [...] more...

Silver Leaf Vineyard and Winery
We are dedicated to making wines that reflect the unique character and quality of our vineyard and the vineyards of Michigan. Whether carefully sourcing grapes from top sites in the state or from our own vineyard, our winery was built on the belief that great wines begin in the vineyard. We strive to understand the [...] more...

Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery
Just as every glass holds a story, so does every dream. Creighton Gallagher fell in love with the Traverse City area wine industry in 2007 when he worked at Old Mission Peninsula’s, Brys Estate, with his good friend Coenraad Stassen. Although he was a recent college graduate of Grand Valley State University in Accounting, he [...] more...

Verterra Winery
When our family stepped into the world of grape growing and winemaking, we focused on one thing above all else – staying ‘true to the land.’ We are proud to offer our estate grown, hand crafted, family made red wine, white wine, fruit wines and hard apple based ciders which we feel embody [...] more...

Good Harbor Vineyards
If it is a cliché that wine is made in the vineyard, it is a cliché that we live by at Good Harbor Vineyards. Close to thirty vintages have shown us that whatever beneficial actions are taken tending the vines will show up later as better tasting wines. Our goal is to sell wines that [...] more...

Leelanau Cellars
Visit our tasting room year round in beautiful Omena and sample our award-winning Chardonnays, Riesling, Meritage and Fruit Wines. Our knowledgeable, friendly staff will enhance your wine tasting experience. Leelanau Cellars’ wines have evolved over the years from the first release in 1977, but the philosophy has remained constant; to produce quality, consumer friendly wines, affordable [...] more...

Chateau de Leelanau Vineyard and Winery
Chateau de Leelanau Vineyard and Winery is located just north of Traverse City, Michigan, offering a variety of wines and hard cider made from fruit grown on our farms in beautiful Leelanau County. Today the vineyard’s picturesque setting is yielding some of the finest wines ever produced from this new and progressive wine country. Chateau [...] more...

Ciccone Vineyard and Winery
Ciccone Vineyard & Winery presents one of northern Michigan’s most unique and picturesque wineries. Our Old World tasting room is situated atop the rolling hills of Leelanau Peninsula and features award-winning estate wines. Take a stroll through our vineyards and enjoy the striking views of West Grand Traverse Bay and our restored turn-of-the-century barn. Experience [...] more...

Black Star Farms
Black Star Farms – Leelanau Peninsula Tasting Room Twelve miles north of Traverse City and just off M-22 you’ll find our main tasting room located on the farm. It’s housed in a unique post-and-beam building and features an elliptical tasting bar. Our friendly and informative staff is ready to help you through your tasting of our extensive [...] more...

Forty-Five North Vineyard and Winery
Located squarely on the famed 45th parallel, Forty-Five North uses its distinct location as the driving force behind its approach to crafting world-class wines that represent the region. Using grapes from estate and regional vineyards, everything is hand-crafted on-site with the ultimate goal of producing the most approachable, elegant wines possible. Aside from red and white [...] more...

Chateau Fontaine
Getting its French title from proprietor Lucie Matthies’ middle name and paying homage to the French immigrants who settled in the area, Chateau Fontaine was a deserted potato farm and cow pasture when Dan Matthies discovered the property in the 1970’s with its favorable south-facing slopes for growing grapes. Today, the cow pasture is one of [...] more...

Green Bird Cellars & Organic Farms
The vineyard, the orchard, the farm animals, the wildlife, the forest, and our families are all one living organism that make up our farm. By treating the farm using sustainable, organic practices we are taking responsibility for the long term viability of the whole and we think this sense of character and pride comes through [...] more...

Longview Winery and Vineyard
Welcome to Longview Winery, where estate-grown wines are the signature of our boutique style winery. Our wines are available for complementary tasting at our tasting room, which is located next door to the Cedar Rustic Inn, just north of the village of Cedar. Five Michigan ‘Best of Class’ trophies in our first five years! Come taste [...] more...

Raftshol Vineyards
First a dairy enterprise, and then a cherry orchard, this farm now annually produces over 1000 cases of Bordeaux varietal red wines, including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc, and also produces fine Chardonnay, Riesling, and Gewurztraminer white wines. Brothers Warren and Curtis Raftshol began the latest incarnation of their family farm in 1985. They were [...] more...

Shady Lane Cellars
We are located on the Leelanau Peninsula of Michigan where the cool climate creates our deliciously vibrant wines. This unique climate allows our winemaker Adam Satchwell to honor nature’s ripe fruit qualities in every hand-crafted bottle of Shady Lane. Our vision is to produce exemplary, classic cool-climate wines on the Leelanau Peninsula of Northern Michigan. Our [...] more...

Willow Vineyard
Willow Vineyards was established in 1992. It was and continues to be a work of passion and love, created and designed by John and Jo Crampton. Located on a beautiful, wind-swept hillside in Suttons Bay, the panoramic views of West Traverse Bay add to the majesty of the vineyard. Our winemaker, Chris Guest has over 30 [...] more...

Blustone Vineyards
Our Sylt Road vineyard is located on 40 acres of beautiful land in the middle of the Leelanau Peninsula in Northern Michigan. Planted in 2005, we have 10 acres of grapes with another 3 acres being prepped. Our Vineyard Manager takes great care to maximize our vine production while still using methods that are [...] more...

Aurora Cellars
Visit Aurora Cellars, a full production boutique winery with old world charm nestled in the heart of the Leelanau Peninsula. We’re proud to offer our award-winning wines from grapes grown throughout the peninsula along with epicurean small plates sourced locally to complement your wine tasting experience. Aurora Cellars is known for its welcoming atmosphere and knowledgeable staff. [...] more...

Laurentide Winery
Our boutique winery, located in lovely Lake Leelanau in Northwestern Michigan on the 45th parallel, specializes in cool climate wines. We started growing vitis vinifera on our cherry farm in 2006 and now have 6 varietals flourishing on about 10 acres located on sweeping vistas almost 900 feet above sea level and about 1 mile from [...] more...

Brengman Brothers at Crain Hill Vineyards
We’re located at the top of Crain Hill Road, close to Grand Traverse Bay and 5 miles from downtown Traverse City. Our vineyard brims with vinifera grape varieties, including Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Our objective is to produce wines that express the terroir of the area soil, sun and winds [...] more...

Boathouse Vineyards
Our hand-crafted wines are made with care from grapes grown in our family-owned vineyard located in the heart of Leelanau County. From our customer-favorite , Seas the Day Table White or our 2012 Pinot Noir, “Best in Class” at California RIM wine competition, to our increasingly popular Boathouse Red or any of our other fine white [...] more...

Tandem Ciders
A unique stop on the Leelanau wine trail, Tandem Ciders specializes in artisanal hard ciders. In the major apple growing regions of Europe, a culture has developed around the enjoyment and deep appreciation of cider, of both the traditional production processes as well as the apples themselves. Cider plays an important role in these areas [...] more...

Cherry Republic Winery
Cherry Republic brings you cherry wine from the people who know cherries! We feature 100% cherry wines, as well as cherry and grape wine blends and Cherry Hard Cider. Additionally, we offer custom cherry sodas and juices, all to be enjoyed overlooking our bountiful gardens. Come visit our Cherry Republic “Stomp House” winery, the alternative tasting [...] more...

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Leelanau County Wine Events via Facebook

Sip & Sled at Rove!

Sip & Sled at Rove!

Feb 25, 12:00pm - Feb 25, 3:00pm

Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery
7007 E Traverse Hwy
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sled through a vineyard? Come, sip and sled with us! Brave the cold and join us for a winter adventure of hot chocolate, sledding, a snowman contest, and other winter activities! Bring your own sled or borrow one of ours! End your day with a blanket and warm up drink on our heated deck!

Child admissions is FREE
Adult admission is $12 and includes a Rove tumbler, a boozy warm winter drink, and exclusive deals for the day!

825 interested  ·  19 going
Cooking Class - Wild Game

Cooking Class - Wild Game

Mar 3, 3:00pm - Mar 3, 5:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

We invite you to share the passion and philosophy behind our critically acclaimed culinary department, winner of the “Best Classic Wine Pairing” at the 2017 Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival. With our cooking classes you will learn new recipes and kitchen techniques with a chef’s demonstration, then get into the action with hands-on instruction.

This is your chance to gain some culinary confidence while enjoying an afternoon of food, wine and great company.

This month unlock the secrets of preparing exotic proteins such as bison, boar, duck and lamb.
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55 interested  ·  3 going
Sips n Giggles Comedy Show featuring Kevin Bozeman

Sips n' Giggles Comedy Show featuring Kevin Bozeman

Mar 3, 8:00pm - Mar 3, 9:15pm

Old Town Playhouse
148 E 8th St
Traverse City, MI  49684-2524 Map

Sips n' Giggles Comedy Show featuring Kevin Bozeman is at Old Town Playhouse March 3rd! This event pairs nationally touring comedians with Leelanau Peninsula Wine. A full cash bar is also available and cocktail hour beings at 6pm. The Stand-Up Comedy Show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

Kevin Bozeman is a seasoned stand-up comedian who has been entertaining in clubs and colleges across the country for over two decades. In 2000 he was the winner of the Midwest region of the HBO's “Comedy Competition” and flew to Los Angeles to compete as a finalist. He performed on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” in 2003, and finished 2nd in the Boston Comedy Competition in 2005. He was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2010. This past summer he co-starred in the Indie film “Flat Chested” starring Alicia Witt and Luke Perry.

Special guest comedians opening the show include Uncorrect Comedy producer Christopher O'Non as well as local comedian Marti Johnson.
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56 interested  ·  9 going
Rove Estate St. Patricks Day Party!

Rove Estate St. Patrick's Day Party!

Mar 16, 5:00pm - Mar 16, 8:00pm

Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery
7007 E Traverse Hwy
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

Kick off your St. Patrick's Day weekend celebrations at the only Irish Winery on Leelanau Peninsula! Complete with celtic music by TC Celtic, you're sure to shake your end-of-winter blues with us! So ditch the Guinness and Jameson this year, and enjoy 20% off award-winning glass of Rove wine or cider at the highest point on Leelanau County!

Sláinte!

111 interested  ·  2 going
Miriam Pico LIVE at Rove!

Miriam Pico LIVE at Rove!

Mar 23, 5:00pm - Aug 17, 9:00pm

Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery
7007 E Traverse Hwy
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

We are very excited to welcome back the beautiful and talented Miriam Pico! Singer/Songwriter, Miriam Pico has celebrated over 20 years as a professional musician. With guitar, ukulele and powerful vocals that soar from a sensual whisper to a mighty roar, Miriam delivers her songs to audiences all over the country.

Join us for small plates, wine and cider, and a beautiful sunset at the highest point on Leelanau Penninsula!

45 interested  ·  1 going
Sips, Chips & Dips

Sips, Chips & Dips

Mar 24, 12:00pm - Mar 24, 5:00pm

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
10781 East Cherry Bend Road, Studio 1
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

Join the casual fun on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 12 to 5 pm as our wineries pair everyday snacks with Leelanau wine. This is a fantastic way to try lots of your favorite munchies and see how great they taste when complemented by wine. Tickets are $10 per person and include a snack-and-wine pairing at 24 participating wineries along with a fun souvenir wine glass!

Sponsored by Great Lakes Potato Chips

Amoritas Vineyards, Aurora Cellars, Bel Lago Winery, Black Star Farms, Blustone Vineyards, Boathouse Vineyards, Cherry Republic, Chateau de Leelanau, Chateau Fontaine Vineyard and Winery, Ciccone Vineyard & Winery, Green Bird Cellars & Organic Farms, Good Harbor Vineyards, L. Mawby Winery, Laurentide Winery, Leelanau Cellars, Nathaniel Rose Wines, Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery, Shady Lane Cellars, Silver Leaf Vineyard and Winery, Tandem Ciders, Verterra Winery, Willow Vineyard, 45 North Winery, French Valley Vineyard
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380 interested  ·  23 going
Cooking Class - Seafood Celebration

Cooking Class - Seafood Celebration

Apr 7, 3:00pm - Apr 7, 5:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

We invite you to share the passion and philosophy behind our critically acclaimed culinary department, winner of the “Best Classic Wine Pairing” at the 2017 Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival. With our cooking classes you will learn new recipes and kitchen techniques with a chef’s demonstration, then get into the action with hands-on instruction.

This is your chance to gain some culinary confidence while enjoying an afternoon of food, wine and great company.

Celebrate the wonderful world of seafood! In this class you will be working with scallops, lobster, east and west coast oysters, and swordfish.
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221 interested  ·  4 going
Harvest Dinner

Harvest Dinner

Apr 14, 6:00pm - Apr 14, 9:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Experience the extraordinary Harvest Dinners at the exclusive Inn at Black Star Farms. The creative farmstead cuisine for these monthly dinners is inspired by the best locally sourced ingredients, expertly paired with Black Star Farms wines. Seasonal vegetables, fruits and proteins are sourced from northern Michigan’s finest farms including our own farm in Suttons Bay. Offering new 2018 prices!

47 interested  ·  2 going
Blair Miller LIVE at Rove!

Blair Miller LIVE at Rove!

Apr 27, 5:00pm - Apr 27, 8:00pm

Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery
7007 E Traverse Hwy
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

Rove is happy to welcome Blair Miller to our stage! Join us for wine and cider by the glass, small plates, and the best place to catch live music this spring!

Blair's an enigmatic blues artist with no shortage of impressive guitar licks. Blair leans heavily on Delta Blues and Roots interpretations.

5 interested
Harvest Dinner ~ Morels in May

Harvest Dinner ~ Morels in May

May 12, 6:00pm - May 12, 9:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Experience the extraordinary Harvest Dinners at the exclusive Inn at Black Star Farms. The creative farmstead cuisine for these monthly dinners is inspired by the best locally sourced ingredients, expertly paired with Black Star Farms wines. Seasonal vegetables, fruits and proteins are sourced from northern Michigan’s finest farms including our own farm in Suttons Bay.

Join us this month as we celebrate this local treasure! At 6:00 PM get into the woods for an optional guided morel hunt on our property. At 6:30 PM return for a cocktail reception and brief presentation on this beloved fungi, dinner follows at 7:00 PM
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231 interested  ·  9 going
Harvest Dinner

Harvest Dinner

Jun 13, 6:00pm - Jun 13, 9:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Experience the extraordinary Harvest Dinners at the exclusive Inn at Black Star Farms. The creative farmstead cuisine for these monthly dinners is inspired by the best locally sourced ingredients, expertly paired with Black Star Farms wines. Seasonal vegetables, fruits and proteins are sourced from northern Michigan’s finest farms including our own farm in Suttons Bay.

This month we celebrate the much-anticipated early season fruits and vegetables. Offering new 2018 pricing!

34 interested  ·  1 going
Harvest Dinner in the Vineyard

Harvest Dinner in the Vineyard

Jul 11, 6:00pm - Jul 11, 9:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Experience the extraordinary Harvest Dinners at Black Star Farms. The creative farmstead cuisine for these monthly dinners is inspired by the best locally sourced ingredients, expertly paired with Black Star Farms wines. Seasonal vegetables, fruits and proteins are sourced from northern Michigan’s finest farms including our own farm in Suttons Bay.

NEW, taking our acclaimed wine-paired dinners into the vineyard!

31 interested  ·  1 going
Drew Hale LIVE at Rove!

Drew Hale LIVE at Rove!

Jul 13, 6:00pm - Aug 24, 9:00pm

Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery
7007 E Traverse Hwy
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

Summer nights at Rove music series continues! Come in and celebrate summer with us and Drew Hale playing on our patio stage! Drew Hale is an award winning singer/songwriter (2015 Country Showdown National Champion) from Traverse City, Michigan. Transplanted from El Paso, TX in 2008, Drew and his wife Emily found a community and a home in the people and culture of Northern Michigan! He is a local favorite!

39 interested
Harvest Dinner in the Vineyard

Harvest Dinner in the Vineyard

Aug 8, 6:00pm - Aug 8, 9:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Experience the extraordinary Harvest Dinners at Black Star Farms. The creative farmstead cuisine for these monthly dinners is inspired by the best locally sourced ingredients, expertly paired with Black Star Farms wines. Seasonal vegetables, fruits and proteins are sourced from northern Michigan’s finest farms including our own farm in Suttons Bay.

Enjoy this not-to-be-missed culinary experience in our Suttons Bay estate vineyard!

79 interested  ·  1 going
Harvest Dinner in the Barn

Harvest Dinner in the Barn

Sep 12, 6:00pm - Sep 12, 9:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Experience the extraordinary Harvest Dinners at Black Star Farms. The creative farmstead cuisine for these monthly dinners is inspired by the best locally sourced ingredients, expertly paired with Black Star Farms wines. Seasonal vegetables, fruits and proteins are sourced from northern Michigan’s finest farms including our own farm in Suttons Bay.

Hosted in our historic centennial barn, time to experience the rustic elegance of the farm!

176 interested
Harvest Dinner

Harvest Dinner

Oct 10, 6:00pm - Oct 10, 9:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Experience the extraordinary Harvest Dinners at the exclusive Inn at Black Star Farms. The creative farmstead cuisine for these monthly dinners is inspired by the best locally sourced ingredients, expertly paired with Black Star Farms wines. Seasonal vegetables, fruits and proteins are sourced from northern Michigan’s finest farms including our own farm in Suttons Bay.

Hosted in our historic centennial barn, time to experience the rustic elegance of the farm!

15 interested
Harvest Dinner

Harvest Dinner

Nov 10, 6:00pm - Nov 10, 9:00pm

Black Star Farms
10844 E Revold Rd
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Experience the extraordinary Harvest Dinners at the exclusive Inn at Black Star Farms. The creative farmstead cuisine for these monthly dinners is inspired by the best locally sourced ingredients, expertly paired with Black Star Farms wines. Seasonal vegetables, fruits and proteins are sourced from northern Michigan’s finest farms including our own farm in Suttons Bay.

With a special guest chef to be announced soon!

11 interested

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