Monthly Archives: March 2017


Welcoming Mari Vineyards to Old Mission Peninsula!

We have so many wonderful wineries nestled on Old Mission Peninsula, it's almost unreal. The natural beauty, the ideal growing conditions and terrain, and the incredible people that make the wine flow combine for a wonderful day, every day. What could get better? Well, it did. Mari Vineyards' tasting room and production facilities are now [...]

Small Plates in Leelanau County Brings A Taste Of Tapas

The next installment of the highly popular Small Plates brings you a great chance to explore Leelanau County. We love showing off the incredible wineries of Leelanau County, and if there's tapas involved, we're even more excited! Small Plates is the best way to bring food and wine together, and on April 8, you get [...]

Stay In Touch with Old Mission Tours

We know that, if you could, you'd take a tour with us every day. Stay in touch with us on social media and it might feel like you're there! In between visits with us, there's no better way to stay connected to the places, people, and wines you love in Northern Michigan than following along [...]

No Need To Crawl: St. Patrick’s Day Done In Style!

Traverse City has some of the best breweries and pubs around, but there's no need to rush between them! We're gearing up for St. Patrick's Day 2017! We're lucky to have an incredible community, and TC really comes alive for St. Patrick's Day. For those of an athletic bent, there's the annual Leapin' LeprechaunĀ 5km, which [...]

Let’s Get You Out There: Sips, Chips and Dips 2017

We're loading up the bus and getting you and your friends out to one of our favorite spring events in Leelanau County, Sips, Chips and Dips! There are fewer signs of spring as this delightful afternoon in Leelanau. Dozens of the best wineries in Northern Michigan are signed up and ready to participate in this [...]

A Brief History of Riesling

Northern Michigan is famous for our Rieslings, so we're taking a quick look at the tough grape that lights up our taste buds and puts our wines on the map! As any local will tell you, weather Up North changes very quickly. The all-too-accurate joke is that if you don't like the weather, wait five [...]