Winery Category: Wineries
Located on the Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City with vineyard scenery overlooking Grand Traverse Bay, this winery and vineyard operation was a pioneer in establishing estate-grown European vinifera varietal wines in Michigan when it opened in 1974. Recently remodeled tasting room and a large outdoor patio to serve wine by the glass. The winery is noted for its Rieslings, barrel-fermented Chardonnay, Gamay Noir, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Cherry Port wines. In addition, Chateau Grand Traverse produces a Traverse Bay Winery product line consisting of Cherry Wine, Cherry Riesling, Spiced Cherry Wine and Cherry Wine Sangria. Also featuring: free guided winery tours and The Inn at Chateau Grand Traverse with six guest rooms. Producing estate-grown wines.