Traverse City, Michigan – Travel and Lodging

Traverse City Uncorked – May 1 – 31, 2017

Traverse City Uncorked
Quickly becoming a renowned wine destination, Traverse City boasts a wide range of cool-climate wines that pair perfectly with the exploding cuisine scene. The region’s two peninsulas, Leelanau and Old Mission, are both designated as American Viticultural Areas (AVA) with diverse microclimates uniquely suited for a variety of wine grapes. Among the internationally acclaimed varietals are Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc.

Pair all of this with the beauty of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and experience, firsthand, the Traverse City region which will have you yearning for more.

Throughout the month of May, enjoy lodging packages, tasting room specials, chef events, winemaker dinners, education and more. Visit Traverse City Uncorked‘s website for further information.

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Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Page On Facebook.

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It's just the beginning of a beautiful day on the Leelanau Peninsula, made even more magical with a stop at Black Star Farms to taste their limited release Vintners Pinot Noir!

Psst...Their Suttons Bay tasting room opens today at 11. #leelanauwine #sundayfundayNew, limited release Vintners Pinot Noir available now at our Traverse City area tasting rooms. Check hours and locations here: www.blackstarfarms.com/tasting/
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Its just the beginning of a beautiful day on the Leelanau Peninsula, made even more magical with a stop at Black Star Farms to taste their limited release Vintners Pinot Noir! 

Psst...Their Suttons Bay tasting room opens today at 11. #leelanauwine #sundayfunday

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Unfortunately our Hearth & Vine Café will be closed today, 8/20 due to staffing shortages. They will reopen tomorrow. Tasting room hours are 11-5.

Lobster, Salad, Wine AND a Hand-Dipped Ice Cream Bar. This is a Sunday no-brainer. See you at Aurora Cellars, Traverse City!

#leelanauwine #wine #wineon #winetime #sundayfunday #cheers
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Lobster, Salad, Wine AND a Hand-Dipped Ice Cream Bar. This is a Sunday no-brainer. See you at Aurora Cellars, Traverse City!  

#leelanauwine #wine #wineon #winetime #sundayfunday #cheers

This savory duo makes quite the pair...discover for yourself at our upcoming Harvest Stompede food & wine pairing tour, Sept 9th & 10th! #leelanauwine

www.lpwines.com/events/harvest-stompede/

- With Chateau Fontaine Vineyard and Winery.
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This savory duo makes quite the pair...discover for yourself at our upcoming Harvest Stompede food & wine pairing tour, Sept 9th & 10th! #leelanauwine 

https://www.lpwines.com/events/harvest-stompede/

 - With Chateau Fontaine Vineyard and Winery.
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Additional Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Events via Facebook

Harvest Stompede

Harvest Stompede

Sep 9, 11:00am - Sep 10, 5:00pm

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

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.

The Harvest Stompede Wine Tour starts on Saturday immediately following the race. The tour takes place from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday and 12:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $40 and include a souvenir wine glass and a special wine pour and food pairing at each of 23 participating wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail.

Click on the ticket link to get your tickets and learn more about race registration if you're interested in running or walking the 9am race!
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204 interested  ·  35 going
The Hunt for the Reds of October

The Hunt for the Reds of October

Oct 2, 11:00am - Oct 13, 5:00pm

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

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 20 participating wineries offering diverse red wines: big and bold Cabernet Francs and Merlots, aromatic and spicy Pinot Noirs and many more.

Tickets are $10 per person which includes a signature wine glass, a complimentary red wine pour at each winery throughout the month of October and a $5 donation to the American Red Cross.
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Toast the Season

Toast the Season

Nov 4, 11:00am - Nov 5, 5:00pm

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

Celebrate the holiday season enjoying local wine and delicious fare along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Each year in November, enjoy tasting and touring during one of two consecutive weekends – November 4 and 5 or November 11 and 12, 2017.

Tickets are $75 for couples or $50 for singles (for BOTH days) and include a featured wine and food pairing at 23 wineries, a souvenir wine glass and the wildly popular holiday gift. After your featured pairing, most wineries offer an additional complimentary 2 to 3 tastes.

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 as well as the holiday gift.
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91 interested  ·  12 going
Toast the Season (Weekend 2)

Toast the Season (Weekend 2)

Nov 11, 11:00am - Nov 12, 5:00pm

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

Celebrate the holiday season enjoying local wine and delicious fare along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Each year in November, enjoy tasting and touring during one of two consecutive weekends – November 4 and 5 or November 11 and 12, 2017.

Tickets are $75 for couples or $50 for singles (for BOTH days) and include a featured wine and food pairing at 23 wineries, a souvenir wine glass and the wildly popular holiday gift. After your featured pairing, most wineries offer an additional complimentary 2 to 3 tastes.

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 as well as the holiday gift.
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Crystal Mountain – Crystal Cup – May 26 – 28, 2017

Play 36 holes of golf in a Ryder Cup format! The entire field of individual players and pairs will be divided into two teams, with their own team shirts and hats, for two days of friendly competition featuring proximity prizes and awards for the winner of the Crystal Cup. Scoring will be adjusted based on handicap.

Saturday May 27: Four-ball match (best ball from each pair) on the Betsie Valley course beginning at 8 am.

Sunday May 28: Singles matches on the Mountain Ridge course beginning at 8:30 am.

Crystal Cup players enjoy a full weekend of fun, including:

Friday, May 26 at 6:30pm: Pairings Party
Saturday, May 27 from 4-8pm: Michigan Beer & Brat Festival. Crystal Cup participants receive admission.
Sunday, May 28: Awards Reception at Kinlochen Plaza will immediately follow the end of play on Sunday.

Rate: $199 per person
Limited Golf Member: $129
Four Seasons Club Member: $99

Registration closes May 1st. For more information, call (855) 995-5146 ext. 4000.

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Crystal Mountain – 12th Annual Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – May 27, 2017


Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain.

Enjoy live entertainment while sampling an enormous selection of Michigan’s finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets.

Held slopeside.

Admission

VIP Ticket Package

About VIP Beer and Brat Tickets

$60 per person (Ages 3 & under are free).

VIP Package includes: Admission at 3pm (one hour before general admission) to the Michigan Beer & Brat Festival, one (1) beer glass (9oz) and 10 tokens.

Tokens can be used toward a wide selection of Michigan craft beers, brats and delicious sides! No Refunds. Tickets are available for pick up beginning May 25, 2017, at Crystal Mountain”s Front Desk, located in the Inn at the Mountain.

Buy VIP Tickets Now »

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Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – 2015 Video

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Crystal Mountain asks that you please be responsible about your alcoholic consumption. We encourage our guests to assign a designated driver or use on-property shuttles when leaving the festival. Cars left overnight will not be ticketed or towed. Those who chose not to drink at the festival will still have to pay the same price for admission as those who are drinking. All attendees have access to a lineup of musical talent, food and beverage vendors, merchandise, festival activities and prizes. For this reason, discounted tickets are not available.

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Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – Photos From Instagram

Tag your Michigan Beer & Brat Festival instagram photos with #mibeernbrat and they will appear here in our Michigan Beer & Brat Festival Instagram Photo Stream.

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