Upcoming Events Along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
Quickly gaining worldwide acclaim for our cool-climate varietals including Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc, Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail—together with Old Mission Peninsula—forms Traverse City’s vibrant wine country that’s rapidly transforming from one of Michigan’s best-kept secrets to an internationally recognized bucket-list Wine Destination. Pair this with our region’s exploding culinary scene, and you have a foodie & wine lover’s paradise. It’s a delicious combination worth celebrating…and we’re doing just that! Read more…
Thursday, May 31st, 2018 | Thursday, Aug 16th, 2018
Dine with Leelanau winemakers!
The next wildly popular Small Plates—an intimate progressive dinner along the trail—is Thursday, May 31, 2018 starting at 6 pm. Enjoy a glass of wine paired with a gourmet tapas dish in the tasting rooms of up to three wineries during this unique dinner event that happens just twice per year! Many wineries partner with local chefs to prepare and serve each delicious pairing. Culinary aficionados will enjoy this upscale, gourmet dining experience. Read more…
September 8th & 9th, 2018
Saturday, Sept 8th, 11 – 6pm | Sunday, Sept 9th, 12 – 5pm | $40 per person
This annual weekend features a spectacular race through Leelanau’s vineyards followed by a self-guided wine tour along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail featuring world class wines and culinary delights that reflect the season’s bounty. Read more…
THE HUNT FOR THE REDS OF OCTOBER
Weekdays during October
$10 per person
Includes signature wine glass, a complimentary red wine pour at each winery and a $5 donation to the American Red Cross. Great wine for a great cause— It doesn’t get better than that!
Leelanau Peninsula has become well-known for its Riesling and other cool-climate white varietals and blends. What is often overlooked, however, are the high-quality red wines being grown in the region. Read more…
SIPS & SOUPS
Saturday, January 19th, 2019
Experience the magic of our wineries covered in a glistening blanket of snow, while sipping savory soups and hearty chilis paired with delicious Pinot Noirs, Rieslings, Chardonnays and more! Tickets to this SOUPer event are $20 and include a souvenir wine glass. In addition, $5 for each ticket sold is being donated to local food banks coordinated by Leelanau Christian Neighbors. Read more…
Taste The Passion
Saturday, February 9th & Sunday, February 10th, 2019
Join us for Taste the Passion – the SWEETEST event of the year!
Saturday, Feb 10: 11 am – 5 pm & Sunday, Feb 11: 12 – 5 pm
UPDATE: While we are no longer selling tickets online, many of our wineries have extra tickets available for purchase today! Be sure to call ahead : ) Read more…
Sips, Chips & Dips
March 2019. Date TBD
Join the casual fun on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 12 pm to 5 pm as participating 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 each participating winery, along with a fun souvenir wine glass. Read more…
Spring Sip & Savor
Saturday, May 4 & Sunday, May 5, 2019
Ring in Spring Along the Trail!
As our vineyards awaken to the sun and warmth of May, toast to the enchanting beauty of spring, indulge your senses and discover delicious Leelanau Wines splendidly paired with scrumptious small bites! This beloved springtime event includes a self-guided tour along the trail, where you’re free to visit any of the 24 participating wineries in any order you choose on both Saturday, May 5 (11 am – 6 pm) and Sunday, May 6 (Noon – 5 pm). Tickets are limited and typically sell out, so get yours TODAY! Read more…