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Chateau Grand Traverse Winery

12239 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-8558
+1 231-938-6120
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One of the must stop wineries in TC

Beautiful views, nice selection of wines, gift shop, large roomy & nicely decorated building. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Douglas T
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Traverse City, Michigan
via mobile
A must visit

This winery really has some great wine and a large variety plus lots of things in their store to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KAREN S
,
Niles, Michigan
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One of the first family wineries in Michigan, the O'Keefe family has been producing world-class quality wines on Old Mission Peninsula since 1974. As the pioneers in growing vinifera grapes in northern Michigan, their mission is to create expressive, classic-style wines while incorporating sustainable growing practices in their 125 acres of estate vineyards plus 60 acres under contract. Chateau Grand Traverse continues to define the Michigan wine industry with their award-winning Riesling wines as well as many other styles. The winery is open daily, year-round, offering wine tasting and free wine tours.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“gamay noir” (9 reviews)
“tasting room” (21 reviews)
“free tour” (6 reviews)
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12239 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-8558
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+1 231-938-6120
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"wine tasting"
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"nice selection of wines"
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"reserve wines"
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"tasting center"
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"great wine"
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"wine making process"
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"tasting fee"
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"old mission peninsula"
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"dry riesling"
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"fun visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views, nice selection of wines, gift shop, large roomy & nicely decorated building. The staff is friendly and informative to the wines. Consider this a must stop on your wine tour and one of the best.

Thank Douglas T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This winery really has some great wine and a large variety plus lots of things in their store to purchase. They even offer samples of some local jams/jellies and condiments. They have tastings for $3 and they give you a coupon for $3 off a...More

Thank KAREN S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This winery had lots of tasty and affordable wines. There was a line for the tastings but we were able to look at items in the gift store while we waited. Afterwards we ordered a glass of wine and sat outside to enjoy the view....More

Thank Audryl9
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is Mission Pennisula's oldest winery. The founder Ed O'keefe has quite a history associated with this winery. It's success did not come easy nor at a cheap price. But now, you would never know. The selection of wines are pretty broad such that there...More

Thank statetrumpet
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Always enjoy our stop and this year was no exception. Our server, Tom, was knowledgeable and informative. Very relaxed, not too busy, and a beautiful summer day made for a great stop. Reasonably priced and alot to choose from.

Thank 61tmd
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our sweetest day weekend and it was great! We took the 1:00 winery tour and got to see inside the building and the guide told us how they make their wines! Definitely worth it, plus it was FREE! We didn’t do...More

Thank Cristina P
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CGTwines, Marketing Coordinator at Chateau Grand Traverse Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for the kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed your tour and visit to the winery. We're sorry to hear that your pizza wasn't to your liking, as this was a special we were running on Saturday, but we hope you'll visit...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We enjoyed our wine tasting here. The tasting room is at a beautiful spot on the Old Mission Peninsula. The tasting room itself is gorgeous, with a big tasting bar and beautiful wood tones. It's also positioned on a spot with a lovely vista of...More

Thank brmusicman
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This is another "must stop"! Beautiful inside & out. Delicious wines. One of our other favorite wineries. LOVE

Thank fredkwit
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

‘Ello chaps! The Traverse City area is a hidden gem for wine lovers. Most people think of Napa Valley for the best of the best, but boy are they missing out. There are dozens of wineries in the Traverse City area, each offering their own...More

Thank HerbertEdgewood
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this winery and the free tour they give of the winemaking process. The tour guide was very friendly and also knowledgeable the wines are fairly priced and the vineyard is in a very pretty setting.

Thank Juliesonthego
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frogtog2
10 July 2016|
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Response from Venetianblond627 | Reviewed this property |
Yes its 5.00 for 5 wines and you choise the five from a large list
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