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Chateau Chantal – 7-Course Wine Pairing Dinner – Wed. & Sat. Starting in June

A delicious 7-course wine pairing dinner prepared fresh daily by our talented in-house chef Reuban Rosales.

Chef Reuben was trained at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute in Las Vegas. Working with celebrity Chef Louis Osteen and the Viceroy Luxury Hotels in Aspen, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica, Chef Reuben honed his high end cooking talent. Eventually his love for family and Michigan brought him home to focus on sustainability and locally grown products.

June, July & August: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Evenings

Sept & October: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Evenings

6:00pm – Winery Tour
6:30pm Dinner Seating

$79 all inclusive total price – food, wine, tax and tip. Your item will add tax and tip at check-out.

If you have any food allergies or wish to have the gluten free or vegetarian options, please notate in the comment section at the end of this order.

Menu will be posted when available, but will include these courses: Amuse Bouche, Appetizer, Soup, Fish, Wine Sorbetto, Main, Salad, Dessert

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Chateau Chantal Food & Wine Sensory Tour – 2016

This new Sensory Tour touches all five of your senses and will prove to enlighten your palate, your spirit, and your mind. You will enjoy learning how your environment can make your love and passion for Chateau Chantal wine even better!

In addition to your sit-down tasting focusing on how wine interacts with your senses, your specialized tour guide will lead you through our vineyard, cellar, and winemaking process. Once in the cellar, you’ll enjoy 5 small-bite food and wine pairings designed to treat your taste buds.

Starting this June, the tour will run daily at 12:30pm. Visit our tasting room before or after your tour for a lunch pairing, the Sensory Treat Tour is a compliment to a meal, not a meal in itself. Only 24 spots per tour so book yours before it is too late! Tickets are $29 per person. Call 1-800-969-4009 to book, or reserve online.


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The Homestead – Rove Estate Dinner – November 10, 2016

Fine food and fabulous wine unite.  Join us for an exclusive winemaker dinner featuring Rove Estate.

This five-course meal is specially prepared by Chef John Piombo to complement their premium estate grown grapes of the historic Gallagher farms.

An intimate experience, limited to 24 guests will provide an opportunity to meet the winemakers, McKenzie and Crieghton Gallagher.  You’ll learn about their heritage, the history of their fifth generation farm and their involvement in bringing premium wine in our region.

Cost: $65 per person fo an experience you won’t forget.

Rove Estate Wine Dinner

Advance reservations required.  Call 231.334.5222.


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Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail – Sips, Chips and Dips – March 18, 2017

Join the casual fun on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm as participating wineries offer everyday snacks paired with a complimentary taste of Leelanau wine.

This is a fantastic way to try lots of your favorite munchies and see how great they taste when complemented by wine. This is a free event. Just show up and enjoy the yummy fun!

Here are the 2016 simple, yet delicious, pairings.

Aurora Cellars of Lake Leelanau: Zesty Orange Crustinis topped with whipped feta cheese paired with Luminous.

Bel Lago Vineyards of Lake Leelanau: Buffalo Chicken Dip served with corn chips paired with Lot 1314 Semi-Dry Riesling

Black Star Farms of Suttons Bay: Nacho Cheese Doritos-crusted chicken nuggets with Cool Ranch Doritos dipping sauce paired with our Hard Apple Cider

Blustone Vineyards of Lake Leelanau: A unique tasting experience exploring a variety of unique flavors of Great Lakes potato chips, tortilla chips and salsa paired with Blustone wines.

Boathouse Vineyards of Lake Leelanau: 2014 Sunset, a soft red blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, whose berry flavor pairs perfectly with the butter in our lightly salted popcorn

Chateau de Leelanau of Suttons Bay: Chili Con Queso paired with any of the Tractor Pull Hard Ciders

Chateau Fontaine of Lake Leelanau: an assortment of dips and salsas from the Monks Meadow and Amelia’s line which we sell, along with a selection of chips and veggies, as well as their famous cheese ball.

Cherry Republic Winery of Glen Arbor: Feta Dip with tortilla chips with Hard Cherry Cider

Ciccone Vineyard & Winery of Suttons Bay: Homemade Cheese spread with crostini’s and pairing it with the Vintner’s choice of a fruity semi-dry white wine.

Forty-Five North of Lake Leelanau: Spinach Artichoke Dip paired with 45 White

Good Harbor Vineyards of Lake Leelanau: Cheese crisps and your choice of a wine pairing

Good Neighbor Organic Winery of Northport: Cider, jalapeño popper dip, corn chips

Laurentide Winery of Lake Leelanau: Mike’s Famous Bean Dip paired with their 2014 Pinot Gris

Leelanau Wine Cellars of Omena: A warm blue cheese, bacon and artichoke dip with pita chips paired with their Sleeping Bear Red

L. Mawby of Suttons Bay: Savory Crackers with Talismon

Shady Lane Cellars of Suttons Bay: Captain Rodney’s Sweet and Spicy Dip paired with 2013 Gewurztraminer

Silver Leaf of Suttons Bay: Cheesy Salsa Queso Dip with Tortilla Chips paired with 2014 Sweet Reisling

Tandem Ciders of Suttons Bay: Homemade Bar Cheese and Crackers with Smackintosh

Verterra Winery of Leland: Complimentary assortment of classic dips, chips, and cheese with an assortment of finger foods

Willow Vineyard of Suttons Bay: Homemade Caramelized Onion & Shallot Dip with Chips & Pretzels paired with 2013 Pinot Gris


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