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Visiting Traverse City Wineries in The Fall

Visiting Traverse City Wineries in The Fall

The excitement of harvest and the changing colors on the trees, make fall one of the best opportunities to discover, or re-discover, the natural beauty of our appellation. With so many activities going on at once, it's no surprise that Traverse City, our peninsula,...

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6 Great Winery Tours in Northern Michigan

6 Great Winery Tours in Northern Michigan

Add to your wine collection this season by visiting some of Northern Michigan’s top wineries featuring several along the Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail. Originally featured in Seen The Magazine. Summer is in full swing, and that means high time for wineries. If...

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Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail: A History

Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail: A History

Before there was wine, there was a peninsula. When the glaciers receded from the Great Lakes region over 10,000 years ago, they exposed a uniquely carved bay measuring 32 miles long and 10 miles wide – Grand Traverse Bay. In the middle of this bay the glaciers left a...

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Turning Grapes Into Wine

Turning Grapes Into Wine

It’s a question we’re often asked and fascinating topic to all of us: How do you make wine? Here is a description of the process that keeps us busy year-round. Our wineries begin harvesting grapes beginning in early fall – sometimes even August – by one of two means:...

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Rosé Between the Bays highlights summertime drink

Rosé Between the Bays highlights summertime drink

Pink is the new red. As featured in the Traverse City Record Eagle.  The Old Mission Peninsula aims to turn the peninsula pink — and not with cherry blossoms — during its inaugural Rosé Between the Bays event. That's when area wineries plan to showcase rosé, a popular...

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