5 Hour Traverse City Wine Tour: 5 Wineries on Old Mission Peninsula

TOURS DEPART AT 12PM SUNDAY-FRIDAY & 11AM ON SATURDAY

Sit back and enjoy the gentle slopes, winding country roads and Caribbean-like views on a Traverse City Wine Tour. The Magic Shuttle Bus is a chauffeur service with an entire fleet ready to take your group around Old Mission Peninsula.

The 45th parallel, is home to the worlds most famous wine-making regions AND Traverse City. Grape vines planted in the region enjoy the perfect amount of sunlight for optimal growth. When coupled with micro-climates created by Grand Traverse Bay, and fertile soil, this sets the perfect stage for delicious award-winning wines that rival centuries old grapes produced in Europe & California.

*DISCLAIMER: While most of our tours are full; If we have only 4 or fewer guests booked for a tour, we will change to a 4 hour tour and skip the last Winery/Vineyard.

DISCLAIMER: Wineries are subject to change based on availability.

*GRATUITY of 15%-20% for the driver is strongly recommended

per adult from

$89

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Duration

5 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Premium Limo Style Bus
    • Local Tour Guide
    • Yeti Style Cooler for Customer Use
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverages - Wine tastings are not included and are purchased individually at each vineyard. The price for each tasting ranges from $5 to $10 per tasting.
    • Gratuity (15%-20% for the driver is strongly recommended)
    • Chateau Chantal Winery: $10 with $2 tip for a flight of 3 wines or a glass of wine via reservation
    • Bowers Harbor Vineyards: Wine by the Glass- $8-$10/Flights (5 pours or 2.5 glasses of wine)- $22-$28
    • Brys Estate Winery: Wine by the Glass- $9-$11/Frose'-$10/Wine Country Snack Box- $9
    • Peninsula Cellars: Flights (4 Pours) - $12/Wine by the glass- $8-$10/Pints of Cider= $5
    • Bonobo Vineyards: Wine by the Glass- $9-$13 (Souvenir wine glass included)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room, 15900 Rue de Vin, Traverse City, MI 49686-9379

    Nestled atop a hill on a sprawling 65-acre estate, Chateau Chantal offers breathtaking views of both East & West Grand Traverse Bays and Power Island. While Chateau Chantal was not incorporated until 1991, its history began in December 1983, when the owners purchased 60 acres of cherry orchards on the estate property. With options for every palate, you have over 30 wines to choose, from sweet to very dry and even a few sparkling options.
    *Tasting flights are about $5 for 6 wines and a souvenir glass.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Bowers Harbor Vineyards, 2896 Bowers Harbor Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9735

    The Beautiful Bowers Harbor was initially a horse farm and in 1991, began its transition to the stunning vineyard it is today. They have over 27 years of wine-making experience and boasts 20 acres of vines. Wine selections are numerous and include Riesling, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, hard ciders and more!
    *Tasting flights are about $5 for 5 wines. Small snacks, dips and locally crafted cheeses & spreads are also available for purchase.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, 3309 Blue Water Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-8561

    In 2004 with only 10,000 grape vines, Brys Estate yielded its first successful harvest. Now, the 91-acre estate is home to over 40,000 vines their varietals include: Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Gewürztraminer. Soak in beautiful East Bay views while enjoying world-class wines.
    *Tasting flights are about $8 for 5 wines and a souvenir glass. A 5-Item Cheese & Charcuterie Board is also available for purchase at the winery.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Bonobo Winery, 12011 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-8379

    Bonobo offers world-class wines, breathtaking views, and a business model that keeps with traditions of the region. Their 19 acres give rise to the following varietals: Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Even with a limited selection, Bonobo wines (and ciders) are sure to shine in overall quality.
    *Tasting flights are about $10 for 6 wines. They also offer the largest selection of snacks for purchase.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Peninsula Cellars, 11480 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-8663

    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.

    $5 for 5 samples
    $10 Study Break Wine Flights

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    1213 W Civic Center Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Individuals must bring a mask due to Covid-19 to get into establishments
    • **PLEASE REFERENCE THE PARKING MAP IN THE IMAGES ON THIS LISTING FOR THE PICK UP & DROP OFF LOCATION**
    • Wineries are subject to change based on limited availability due to Covid-19
    • Being that Mari Vineyards is closed to Join-In Tours due to Covid-19, we will be going to Peninsula Cellars/Chateau Grand Traverse until further notice
    • Being that Bry's Estate has very limited capacity due to Covid-19, we will alternate between Hawthorne Vineyards and Bry's to offer the best possible experience
    • There is a total of 10-15 parking spots that are alloted for Magic Shuttle Bus customers. These are offered on a first come, first serve basis.
    • Bry's Estate Winery is a first come, first serve basis at their lawn bar outside
    • Your driver will request that you make the reservation for Chateau Chantal when you get on the bus, but this is not required. All other reservations at the wineries are made by Magic Shuttle Bus
    • *DISCLAIMER: While most of our tours are full; If we have only 4 or fewer guests booked for a tour, we will change to a 4 hour tour and skip the last Winery/Vineyard.
    • *DISCLAIMER: Wineries are subject to change based on availability.
    • *GRATUITY of 15%-20% for the driver is strongly recommended
    • Customers are welcome to pack a lunch for the day, most winieries only offer small appetizers and snacks, no full meals
    • TOURS DEPART AT 12PM SUNDAY-FRIDAY & 11AM ON SATURDAY
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by The Magic Shuttle Bus

Activity ID: V-123611P7

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