The Wine Bar : Locals Night
along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
Thursdays, 4:00 to 7:00 pm
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along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
Thursdays, 4:00 to 7:00 pm
At a different Leelanau Peninsula winery each week | Three complimentary tastes
$5 featured wine pours | Wine bottle discounts
Learn about the local wines | Wine Time Prize Wheel
Network with old and new friends | Everyone welcome
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 will take place three times in 2020! Many wineries partner with local chefs to prepare and serve each delicious pairing. Culinary aficionados will enjoy this upscale, gourmet dining experience. It’s a great time to learn about local wines and stock up on favorites.
Friday, February 28;
Friday, May 29; and
Thursday, August 13.
A casual day of fun paired with wine and everyday snacks
Saturday, March 21, 2020
12 PM – 5 PM
Join the casual fun on Saturday, March 21, 2020 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 include a snack-and-wine pairing at each participating winery, along with a fun souvenir wine glass.
Don’t want to drive?
Take your food & wine tour via bus or limo by contacting one of our transportation partners. We encourage you to contact them PRIOR to purchasing your tickets and a starting point.
Shady Lane Cellars of Suttons Bay:
Black Star Farms of Suttons Bay:
Ciccone Vineyard & Winery of Suttons Bay:
Mawby of Suttons Bay:
Willow Vineyards of Suttons Bay:
Two K Farms of Suttons Bay:
Blustone Vineyards of Lake Leelanau:
Green Bird Organic Cellars & Farms of Northport:
Leelanau Cellars of Omena:
45 North Vineyard & Winery:
Aurora Cellars of Lake Leelanau:
Amoritas Vineyards of Lake Leelanau:
Verterra Winery of Leland:
Boathouse Vineyards of Lake Leelanau:
Tandem Ciders of Suttons Bay:
French Valley Vineyard & Bistro of Suttons Bay:
Nathaniel Rose at Raftshol of Suttons Bay:
Bel Lago Vineyards & Winery of Cedar:
Good Harbor Vineyards of Lake Leelanau:
Laurentide Winery of Lake Leelanau:
Cherry Republic of Glen Arbor:
Chateau Fontaine of Lake Leelanau:
Enjoy Rosé all May! During the month of May, taste a wide selection of the great Rosé wines being produced in Northern Michigan. Tickets are $20 per person and include a signature wine glass and complimentary Rosé wine pours at more than 20 wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, good for the entire month of May!
When you purchase your tickets online, you will pick up your tasting glasses and tickets in our officeduring our business hours, M-F, 9-3. We are located at the corner of M22 and E Cherry Bend Road at 10781 E Cherry Bend Road, Studio 1, Traverse City, MI. Please enter through the Southeast entrance.
Many participating wineries also have tasting glasses and tickets in their tasting rooms. If you are beginning your Rosé all May tour during a weekend in May, please call ahead to one of the wineries to be sure they have an adequate number of glasses and tickets in stock.
Bel Lago Vineyard & Winery
Black Star Farms
Ciccone Vineyard & Winery
45 North Vineyard & Winery
French Valley Vineyards
Glen Arbor Wines
Good Harbor Vineyards
Green Bird Organic Cellars
M22 Tasting Room
Shady Lane Cellars
Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery
Two K Farms
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 participating wineries in any order you choose on both Saturday, May 2 (11 am – 6 pm) and Sunday, May 3 (Noon – 5 pm).
September 12 & 13, 2020
Saturday 11 – 6 pm • Sunday 12 – 5 pm
$40 per person
This annual weekend kicks off the fall harvest season along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail featuring crisp and bright cool-climate wines and culinary delights that reflect the season’s bounty. This exciting fall event includes a self-guided tour along the trail, where you’re free to visit any of the 27 participating wineries in any order you choose on both Saturday and Sunday.
Weekdays during October
$20 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.
To help get beneath the surface, the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail hosts a fun event to explore and discover great red wines of Leelanau Peninsula. The Hunt for the Reds of October takes place weekdays (Monday through Friday) during the month of October. For the entire month of October, your ticket gets you a complimentary pour at each of more than 21 participating wineries offering diverse red wines: big and bold Cabernet Francs and Merlots, aromatic and spicy Pinot Noirs and many more.
November 2 & 3 and
November 9 & 10, 2019
Saturday 11:00 to 5:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 pm
$50 per person (your ticket is good for the weekend of your choice)
Celebrate the holiday season and get inspired for your own holiday gatherings by sampling mouthwatering wine and food pairings along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail.
Get recipes from winery, taste and buy wines to pair with your upcoming holiday meals and shop holiday wine gifts for your friends and loved ones at this fan-favorite event!
Food and Wine Menu to be announced
Tickets are $50 per person and include a featured wine and food pairing at participating wineries, a commemorative stemless wine glass and the wildly popular holiday gift—a 6-bottle woven wine bag, plus $10 in Cork Cash good toward purchases along the trail!
After your featured pairing, most wineries offer an additional complimentary 2 to 3 tastes. Tickets—good for both Saturday AND Sunday—are purchased by selecting a Starting Winery where you will check-in to the event and pick up your supplies before charting your own course to participating wineries in any order you choose.
Bringing your own driver or have a friend not interested in drinking? Add a Designated Driver ticket for $25 so your non-drinking friend may still enjoy food along the trail. Thanks to NoMI Sparkling Water for their sponsorship of our Designated Driver program!
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