Traverse City wine tours is pleased to share the best of Northern Michigan’s wine industry.


Our custom designed Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsula wine tours are always a wonderful outing, but why should you drink local wine?


Here’s our top 10 list of reasons why you should taste the wonderful vintages available on Traverse City wine tours:


  1. Contemporary Michigan wines are getting international attention and awards, but local winemaking has a long and proud history. It’s an industry built on more than a hundred years of hard work.
  2. Traverse City wine tours introduce you to the wine-making process, and you can’t help but get excited about wine when you talk with the friendly and talented winemakers who call Michigan home.
  3. It’s cheaper to enjoy Traverse City wine tours than it is to fly to France or Italy to visit wineries and vineyards. Not only that, but you don’t even have to drive yourself when you book with Old Mission Tours!
  4. Studies show that wine is good for your health – and this includes locally-made red and white wines.
  5. Supporting the beautiful local wineries on the Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas means supporting local business! Drinking local wine contributes to the fiscal health of our community and keeps the local economy sustainable.
  6. You get to enjoy good local wines and food! Part of experiencing Traverse City wine tours is learning how to pair wine with food.
  7. Traverse City wine tours let you visit the local wineries of your choice. We love working with every client to determine which local vineyards and other sites to include in their custom itinerary.
  8. When you drink local wine on Traverse City wine tours, you get to taste before you buy; plus you learn about the wine from the on-site experts.
  9. Purchasing wine directly from the winery not only supports local employment, but it means benefitting from prices that avoid the middle man.
  10. Traverse City wine tours are a fun way to drink local wine and are perfect for romantic dates, girls night, or to celebrate special occasions like anniversaries or bachelorette parties. Spring, summer, fall, winter – it’s always a good time to enjoy local wine with Old Mission Tours.


Are you ready to enjoy Traverse City wine tours? Contact us at Old Mission Tours to arrange the custom private tour of your choice to wineries on the Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas. For more information or a reservation, call us at (231) 883-TOUR.