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Old Mission Peninsula

Chateau Chantal Winery and B and B
The Begin family, Robert, Nadine and daughter Marie-Chantal, opened the doors of Chateau Chantal in 1993 upon the completion of a French style three room B&B, winery and vineyard estates. The winery and B&B has since undergone a 15,000 square foot expansion which increased the total rooms available to eleven. Located on a 65-acre estate…

Two Lads Winery
Two Lads winery is a 10,500 square foot facility located on 58 acres on the Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Michigan. Our ultra modern, multi-level facility uses gravity-flow techniques to transport the juice and wine throughout processing, racking and aging. The gravity-flow process saves energy, reduces noise, and is a far more gentle way…

Brys Estate Vineyard and Winery
Walt and Eileen Brys invite you to sample their international award-winning wines in their beautiful brick and mahogany tasting room. While sipping the wine, enjoy breathtaking views of the East Bay and 80 acres on Old Mission Peninsula reborn. Walter and Eileen Brys planted the first of 40,000 vines in 2001 and opened the doors…

Hawthorne Vineyards
Hawthorne Vineyards is a pristine vineyard and tasting room destination just four miles from Traverse City on Old Mission Peninsula. The 40 acre site is nestled into a ridge above Peninsula Drive with postcard views of East and West Grand Traverse Bays. Hand crafted wines are created from the vineyard’s acreage of Pinot Noir, Merlot,…

Chateau Grand Traverse
Located atop one of the most picturesque settings on Michigan’s Old Mission Peninsula sits the winery and vineyards of Chateau Grand Traverse. Founded in 1974 by Edward O’Keefe, our family owned and operated winery is the oldest and largest commercial winery and vineyard operation in northern Michigan. Success in growing European vinifera vines requires very…

Bowers Harbor Vineyard
Our family at Bowers Harbor Vineyards invites you to explore the epic views of Lake Michigan and sample our award winning varietal wines. We are a boutique winery located in Northern Michigan on picturesque Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City. Our cool-climate viticulture experience coupled with our hard work proves to produce superior quality Pinot…

Peninsula Cellars
Peninsula Cellars is a family run winery located on the Old Mission Peninsula, just north of Traverse City, Michigan. The region lies along the 45th parallel, halfway between the north pole and the equator. This gives the region its distinct micro-climate, that makes it perfect for growing high quality wine grapes. Other well known wine…

Black Star Farms – Old Mission
Black Star Farms Old Mission Black Star Farms Old Mission, sits just off scenic M-37 amongst the rolling hills and gorgeous views of East Grand Traverse Bay. The former home of locally re-known Underwood Farm market now houses a beautiful tasting room and state of the art wine making and distillation facility. The tasting room…

Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant, Brewery, Distillery
The Jolly Pumpkin, Restaurant, Brewery, and Distillery Traverse City, is historically situated among the generous cherry orchards and distinguished lakes of northern Michigan. Inspired by natural surroundings, our esteemed restaurant and brewery offers a rustic atmosphere marked by fireside warmth and earthy woods in a comfortable cottage like setting. Our highly skilled chefs are dedicated…

Boathouse Restaurant
Nestled on the shores of beautiful Bowers Harbor the Boathouse takes full advantage of its delightful view of the docks and bay with wide-open windows and a summer deck. Indoors, the charming decor invokes a relaxed cottage atmosphere where both the casually and formally attired feel welcome. Chef Eric Nittolo pays attention to the entire…

Mission Table
For years, we were known fondly as Bowers Harbor Inn. In spring 2010, we officially reopened as Mission Table at Bowers Harbor Inn. We still hold true to the basic ideology that made us one of Michigan’s most highly regarded culinary destinations for decades, but have focused and renewed our vows to our valued patrons:…

Old Mission Tavern
Situated on beautiful Old Mission Peninsula in Northwestern Michigan, surrounded by the crystal clear blue waters of Lake Michigan, and in the midst of orchards, vineyards, and farmland, the Old Mission Tavern provides a beautiful relaxing dining experience in an inspirational setting. In the finest tradition of old world European taverns, the “art gallery” restaurant…

Mission Point Lighthouse
Mission Point Lighthouse has been a Traverse City and Old Mission Peninsula icon for decades. Located at the end of a picturesque drive along M-37 through cherry orchards and vineyards, Mission Point Lighthouse stands as a classic piece of Michigan history. While it no longer guides mariners through West Grand Traverse Bay as it did…

Tesoro Inn
Welcome to Tesoro Inn, a contemporary bed and breakfast nestled in the heart of wine and cherry country on Michigan’s Old Mission Peninsula. We began with a setting of pastoral beauty: a farm dating back to the early 20th century, now complete with a contemporary home, three barns, and mature fruit and hardwood trees. In…

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