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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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Friday June 23rd, 2017 - 4:17 pm

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail

Only a few volunteer spots left to pour wine but we also need volunteers to sell tokens from 5:30-9. Click the links below to sign up. ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail

Happy First Day of Summer! Keep it cool with this delicious wine spritzer recipe from Shady Lane Cellars:

2 oz Aperol
3-4 oz Shady Lane Cellars Sparkling Riesling
2 oz Club Soda

Garnish with a large olive and slice of orange, Enjoy!

#leelanauwine
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Happy First Day of Summer! Keep it cool with this delicious wine spritzer recipe from Shady Lane Cellars:

2 oz Aperol
3-4 oz Shady Lane Cellars Sparkling Riesling
2 oz Club Soda

Garnish with a large olive and slice of orange, Enjoy!

#leelanauwine

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Additional Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Events via Facebook

Red, White & Indigo Blue

Red, White & Indigo Blue

Jul 4, 11:00am - Jul 4, 2:30pm

National Cherry Festival
250 E Front St, Ste 301
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

The first-ever strolling wine and food affair features delicious small bites as well as savory wines reflective of the local terroir. You'll be welcomed with a high-quality souvenir wine glass with wine from L Mawby.

As a gift to you, each participant will receive a complimentary General Admission ticket to our 90's Dance Party 2.0!

Look below for our 2017 menu and more information!

Get tix here: bit.ly/2sGvVJC

48 interested  ·  9 going
Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water

Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water

Jul 15, 1:00pm - Jul 15, 7:00pm

Suttons Bay Marina
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Join us for a fantastic day of wine on the water! The 2017 Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival features delicious pours from local wineries and a brewery as well as delicious food from local restaurants. Enjoy drinks, food and all-day musical entertainment along the cool breeze from Grand Traverse Bay. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

198 interested  ·  20 going
Small Plates: A Progressive Dinner Along the Trail

Small Plates: A Progressive Dinner Along the Trail

Aug 17, 6:00pm - Aug 17, 9:00pm

Dine with Leelanau Winemakers!

The next wildly popular Small Plates, an intimate progressive dinner, is Thursday, August 17th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Enjoy a glass of wine paired with a gourmet tapas dish in the tasting rooms during this progressive dinner. Many wineries partner with local chefs to prepare and serve each delicious pairing. Culinary aficionados will enjoy this upscale, gourmet food event!

Tickets are $15 per seating, and you may get tickets for one, two or three seatings, each at the winery of your choice. Seating times are roughly 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Tickets must be ordered in advance for this event and always sell out quickly, so be sure to get yours today!
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3 interested  ·  3 going
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.
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101 interested  ·  22 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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3 interested
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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54 interested  ·  10 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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33 interested  ·  1 going

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