Amenities

✅ Wines by the Glass ✅ Pets Allowed*
✅ Patio ✅ Fireplace
✅ Wheel Chair Accessible ✅ Wine Club

Varietals

✅ Cabernet Sauvignon ✅ Chardonnay ✅ Gamay Noir
✅ Gewürztraminer ✅ Grüner Veltiner ✅ Lagrein
✅ Malbec ✅ Malvasia ✅ Bianco
✅ Merlot ✅ Nebbiolo ✅ Petit Verdot
✅ Pinot Bianco ✅ Pinot Grigio ✅ Pinot Noir
✅ Refosco ✅ Riesling ✅ Sangiovese
✅ Sauvignon Blanc ✅ Schiopettino ✅ Syrah
✅ Teroldego ✅ Tocai Friulano

*on patio, leashed

Mari Vineyards

Mari Vineyards uses cutting-edge techniques to craft its traditional Italian style red and white wines. The winery features a 3,000 square foot cave buried more than 10 feet underground – the first wine cave of this scale and depth in Northern Michigan. This unique environment keeps the wines at an ideal 55 degrees. At ground level, the winery features a spacious tasting room and outdoor patio.

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Wine Tasting
Our Tasting Room offers a classic wine sampling experience complete with artisanal woodworks and a view of our Bella Vista Vineyard and East Grand Traverse Bay. Tastings are the perfect way to sip through our current selection while learning about each wine’s story with our knowledgeable servers.
Tastings allow groups of up to four people to try five different estate wines of their choice for $12. Tastings are walk-up only, no reservations available.
 
Relax with Wine by the Glass, Flights, and Food
Looking for a self guided experience? Sip through a variety of wines with a flight or select the perfect glass while you take in bay views from our Indoor Tasting Room or on our Outdoor Patio. Enjoy first come table service for groups of up to six guests, no reservations available. Outdoor seating and services are subject to availability, weather conditions, and staffing.
 
Fun in the Sun Lawn Seating
Lawn seating is available for groups on our waitlist, those wanting a more casual experience, and larger groups without a reservation. Our Lawn features walk-up seating only (no table service), with wine by the glass available at our outdoor bar (weather permitting). Please note this area is in full sun at all times and no reservations are available.
 
Gather on Our Terrace – Perfect for Larger Groups
Planning a visit with a larger group? Reserve our Outdoor Terrace to enjoy a private balcony overlooking our patio, Bella Vista Vineyard, and beautiful East Bay. On our upper Terrace, groups can enjoy wine by the glass, flights, and food (subject to availability) while seated outside (weather permitting). This is an 80 minute reservation with full table service. The Terrace space is reserved for groups of 5-16 guests. Should inclement weather occur, Terrace groups are welcome to use our indoor Founders Room as a back up. Reservations may be made here.
 
Explore Our Building on a Private Tour
Groups of up to twelve have the opportunity to travel through various areas of our 31,000-square foot facility to learn more about our individual winemaking process and the magic behind our one-of-a-kind wines. The $30 fee covers the full 45 minute Private Walking Tour; no wine or food is included. Guests are welcome to purchase a glass of wine before their tour starts to enjoy while on the tour. Those who reserve our Private Walking Tour will get the exclusive opportunity to make a reservation for a Private Tasting. See below for more details. Reservations may be made here.
 
End Your Tour With Optional Private Tasting
Join us for a one-of-a-kind private tasting experience! Groups of up to twelve guests will taste six wines paired with one artisanal charcuterie board per four guests, guided by a highly educated member of our staff. This experience lasts 50 minutes and is $35 per person. It is ONLY bookable to guests who have already booked a Private Walking Tour.

Please refer to each of our individual experiences to learn more about maximum group sizes. If you have a larger group, make sure to check out our Terrace Experience.

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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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