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Wineries
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Boathouse Vineyards
Corner of St. Mary’s Street
and M-204 in the Village
of Lake Leelanau
231-256-7115 www.boathousevineyards.com Located on the narrows in picturesque Lake Leelanau, enjoy one of our premium red wines such as our Pinot Noir, “License to Chill” Rose, Cabernet Franc, Merlot or one of our award-winning Rieslings as well as our popular Pinot Grigio and “Seas the Day:. Enjoy a glass
of wine on the covered porch, or take a stroll down to the water to watch the boats and swans  oat by. Check our Facebook or website for hours.
Brengman Brothers
Crain Hill Vineyards
9720 S. Center Highway,
Traverse City
231-421-5611 www.brengmanbrothers.com
We are a solid, passionate team
of balanced characters, some young, some in the middle and some not-so-young, who are on the same page of wanting to make greatness as stewards of this wonderful peninsula. No matter what, our contribution to Michigan wine-making, and Michigan’s role in America’s  ne wine Renaissance, will bene t the growing number of consumers who appreciate real wine. Open Sunday – Thursday 11am.-5pm. Friday & Saturday 11am-6pm.
Chateau Fontaine
2290 S. French Road, Lake Leelanau
231-256-0000
www.chateaufontaine.com Named after proprietor Lucie Matthies’ middle name and honoring the French immigrants who settled in the area, Chateau Fontaine was established on a deserted potato farm. With a
wide variety of white grapes, including Chardonnay, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, and Pinot Gris as well as Pinot Noir and other red blends, this winery offers something for every palate, as well as a selection of humorous cocktail napkins, recipe books and a wall of 5,600 corks in the restroom. Open daily May through November, Noon to 5 pm, Saturdays 11 – 6. Open December through April
on weekends Noon to Five. Lake Leelanau Six miles west on M-204, then three miles south on County Road 645 (S. French Rd).
Ciccone Vineyard & Winery
10343 E. Hill Top Road, Suttons Bay
231-271-5553
www.cicconevineyard.com
22 years ago, Silvio Tony Ciccone’s
dream became a reality as he planted his  rst vines atop the rolling hills of Leelanau County. Surrounded by water reminiscent
of a Tuscan landscape, you are transported to another era as you enter the cozy tasting room, basked in the warmth of the  re in the stone  replace, and the charming décor in honor of his Italian roots. Ciccone’s uniqueness is not only
in its’ award winning wines such
as Malbec & Dolcetto, but the panoramic vistas of vineyards
and water offer the most beautiful backdrop for your special occasion. Be it your wedding, anniversary or corporate event we can make your dream become reality!
45 North Vineyard & Winery
8580 E Horn Rd, Lake Leelanau
231-271-1188
45north.wine
Located directly on the 45th parallel, the winery uses its distinct location as the driving force behind their approach to crafting world class wines. Using grapes from estate and regional vineyards, everything is handcrafted on-site
in a state of the art production facility. The winery produces a variety of award-winning wines including Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, and Cabernet Franc, fun fruit wines like the wildly popular Sparkling Peach, and a new lineup of crisp hard ciders in cans. Open daily, 11 am - 6 pm.
Laurentide Winery
56 S French Rd., Lake Leelanau
231-994-2147
www.laurentidewinery.com www/facebook.com/ LaurentideWinery
10,000 years ago, Laurentide glaciers exposed ancient sea oors that created the soil that nurture our grapevines today. Visit our boutique winery to relax on the patio in the sun or cozy up inside browsing
the wine library or featured artist’s displays. Enjoy 12 unique varietal wines including the  rst estate- grown, award-winning Sauvignon Blanc in Leelanau. Open daily.
Mawby and bigLITTLE
4519 S. Elm Valley Rd. Suttons Bay;
231-271-3522
www.lmawby.com
MAWBY is the oldest winery
in Leelanau County; the  rst
vines were planted in 1973. We exclusively make sparkling wines and offer complimentary and paid tasting options. Just steps away
from MAWBY is bigLITTLE Wines. Their focus is small batch wines using fruit from Leelanau County. They produce sparkling wine,still wine, and a hard cider. www. biglittlewines.com
Shady Lane Cellars
9580 E Shady Lane, Suttons Bay
231-947-8865
www.shadylanecellars.com
“Located just minutes from downtown Traverse City, our estate offers more than wine. We also offer an experience worth having. Shady Lane Cellars is a boutique estate winery driven by a passion for what we do, everything is handcrafted from the ground up. Our products represent both time and place. Join us for great local events like live music, wine pairing dinners, and private events. Whether you’re just visiting for the weekend, or you’re local, we’ve got something for everyone.”
Willow Vineyard
10702 E. Hilltop Road, Suttons Bay
231-271-4810
www.willowvineyardwine.com Located on a windswept hillside in Suttons Bay, with panoramic views of the West Bay, Willow is one of Leelanau’s smallest vineyards and
wineries. Expect big things, though, from the award winning wines, which include Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir. Open Mon-Fri noon-6 pm, Sat 11 am - 6 pm and Sun noon-5 pm. South of Suttons Bay off of M-22, turn west on Hilltop Road.
BREWERIES AND DISTILLERIES
Grand Traverse Distillery Tasting Room
231-256-0128
Leland 110 Lake Street Shopping Mall – Seasonal Hours
Michigan’s oldest and largest “grain-to-bottle” and certi ed “craft” micro-distillery. WHISKEY, Vodka, Gin and Rum: double gold-medal winning Ole George 100% rye whiskey, bourbon, cherry whiskey, and True North Flavored Vodkas. Enjoy our botanical Peninsula Gin, which has excellent reviews in spirits journals. Stop by our tasting room in Leland and ask for a free sample at our Downtown Traverse City Tasting Room or
tour our distillery. Information at GrandTraverseDistillery.com and Facebook. Learn to End Your Dependence on Foreign Alcohol!
visit us at
Laurentide Winery
where... Wine is History
Award-Winning Estate Wines Featuring Sauvignon Blanc
231-994-2147
56 S. French Rd., Lake Leelanau
Please visit:
Laurentidewinery.com • Facebook.com/LaurentideWinery
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