Amenities

✅ Wines by the Glass ✅ Pets Allowed* ✅ Light Snacks
✅ Lodging ✅ Wheel Chair Accessible

Varietals

✅ Pinot Grigio ✅ Pinot Blanc ✅ Gruner Veltliner
✅ Gewurtraminer ✅ Muscat Ottonel ✅ Gamay Noir
✅ Pinot Noir ✅ Merlot ✅ Cabernet Franc
✅ Chardonnay

*on patio, leashed

About Chateau Grand Traverse

A complete wine country experience awaits at Northern Michigan’s oldest winery. Since 1974, the O’Keefe family has been dedicated to growing and producing the highest quality wines from the soil of their Old Mission Peninsula home. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of wines, charcuterie, outdoor patio service, spectacular views, and overnight stays at their romantic Inn.

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Open daily, year-round for wine tasting and sales.  We offer a spacious indoor standup bar area where guests may enjoy a guided wine tasting of their choice along with a dedicated server.  We do not offer reservations and operate on a first come, first served basis.  If possible, we kindly ask that tasting groups be limited to 4-persons for a better overall experience.  We offer a vast selection of 35+ premium varietal wines, fruit wines and unique blends.  Sorry, no winery tours are offered at this time. 

WINE TASTING

  • No Reservations – On a first come, first served basis
  • Indoor wine tasting with a dedicated server 
  • 5 wine selections of your choice 
  • $10 per person (keep your glass) 

OUTDOOR PATIO AREA

  • Outdoor wine bar offering wine by glass, simple foods and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Large outdoor patio area with 4-person tables and Adirondack Chairs (Capacity 70 people).
  • Relaxed atmosphere offering light background music, comfortable seating and umbrellas.
  • Scenic and south facing overlooking vineyards and West Grand Traverse Bay.
  • Limited outdoor covered area with roll downs and heaters.
  • Vast selection of wine by the glass as well as non-alcohol choices.
  • Small plates, crackers & spreads and charcuterie offered.
  • No wine flights offered at this time.
  • Please, no outside food or beverages are allowed. 
  • Well behaved dogs (on leashes) are welcome on the patio
  • Have fun and enjoy!

Groups of 6 or more please call for information (231) 938-6120.

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November 2019

2019 Mac and Cheese Bake-Off: SOLD OUT

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail, 15900 Rue de Vin
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

SOLD OUT for 2019! Our famous and most beloved wine trail event is back! America’s favorite comfort food gets an upgrade with help from celebrated Northern Michigan chefs. Area restaurants partner with one Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail winery to create a perfectly indulgent mac & cheese and wine pairing. Attendees are asked to vote for the best pairing, cheesiest recipe, and overall favorite. Winners receive bragging rights, their place in history, and new this year... the golden noodle!

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January 2020

Winter Warm-Up

January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail, 15900 Rue de Vin
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Old Mission Peninsula Winter Warm Up

2021 WINTER WARM-UP EVENT CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19

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February 2020

Romancing the Riesling

February 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail, 15900 Rue de Vin
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

This annual event celebrates “the grape that defines white wine” and the varietal our region is best known for.Attendees are invited to visit the ten distinct wineries along the Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail to taste their top Rieslings - of which recent awards include best in the world, and scores of 93+ points from other highly respected international reviews! Each wine is perfectly paired with a delicious small bite. Even before the first sip, the wine trail drive between…

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May 2020

Blossom Day

May 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail, 15900 Rue de Vin
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

BLOSSOM DAY 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19. Please continue to support your favorite Old Mission Peninsula wineries during this time via online shipping and curbside pickup. We hope to continue with other scheduled wine trail events later in the year when health organizations advise that it is safe to do so. Stay well. Please continue to support your favorite Old Mission Peninsula wineries during this time via online shipping and curbside pickup. We hope to continue with other…

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June 2020

Rosé for a Reason

June 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail, 15900 Rue de Vin
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

ROSE FOR A REASON 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19. Please continue to support your favorite Old Mission Peninsula wineries during this time via online shipping and curbside pickup. We hope to continue with other scheduled wine trail events later in the year when health organizations advise that it is safe to do so. Stay well.

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