Sips, Chips & Dips Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Saturday, March 23, 2019 12 PM to 5 PM $10 per person
Join the casual fun on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 12 PM to 5 PM as participating wineries pair everyday snacks with Leelanau wine. This is a fantastic way to try lots of your favorite munchies and see how great they taste when complemented by wine. Tickets are $10 per person and include a snack-and-wine pairing at each participating winery, along with a fun souvenir wine glass.
Taste the Passion Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Saturday & Sunday, February 9 & 10, 2019 $40 per person
Join Taste the Passion – the SWEETEST event of the year! Winter Wonderland is here, and there’s “snow” much fun to be had along the trail! Gather your friends and embark on an adventure of snow-covered vineyards and sweet and savory bites paired with amazing wine, a Snow Fun Photo Contest, pop-up shopping and the chance to create your own wintery bliss. This fun-filled winter celebration along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail takes place Saturday, February 9, from 11 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, February 10, from 12 PM to 5 PM. Tickets are $40 per person for both days and include a souvenir wine glass and delish wine and food pairings at each of the 24 participating wineries. Whether you’re hand-in-hand with your valentine or traversing the trail with your gal pals, it’s sure to be an unforgettable blast! Ages 21+, no refunds.
Sips & Soups Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Saturday, January 12, 2019 12 to 5 pm $20 per person
Experience the magic of the wine trail covered in a glistening blanket of snow, while sipping savory soups and hearty chilis paired with delicious Pinot Noirs, Rieslings, Chardonnays and more! Tickets to this SOUPer event are $20 and include a souvenir wine glass and soup and wine pairings at 20 wineries. In addition, $5 for each ticket sold is being donated to local food banks coordinated by Leelanau Christian Neighbors. Ages 21+, no refunds.
More info and tickets: https://www.lpwines.com/events/sips-soups/
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October 1, 2018 (Leelanau Peninsula, MI)
Leelanau Peninsula Named Top Wine Region Consumers Name Leelanau Peninsula in the Top Three Best Wine Regions in the Country by USA Today and Favorite Overall Wine Trail in Michigan by Michigan by the Bottle.
The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail has been named in the top three best wine regions in the country in the 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest promoted by USA Today. In addition, the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail was just named Best Overall Wine Region in Michigan by Michigan by the Bottle Readers’ Choice Awards.
“We are thrilled that Leelanau Peninsula has been recognized by both the USA Today and Michigan by the Bottle,” states Lorri Schreiber, Executive Director of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. “It’s such an honor to be included on these exclusive lists.”
“We’re excited to hear that guest are enjoying our wineries and events and are working hard to continually enhance their experiences while hanging out with us along the trail,” shares Schreiber.
Did you know?
The Leelanau Peninsula is the second oldest American Viticultural Area in the state of Michigan. The area is now home to 25 wineries with 680 acres of wine grapes–a quarter of the state’s total. The cool climate produces wines that are often crisp, clean and balanced, as well as ice wine. The trail is divided into three mini-trails for easy touring: the Sleeping Bear Loop, the Northern Peninsula Loop and the Grand Traverse Bay Loop. Wineries are located within diverse microclimates uniquely suited for a variety of wine grapes. Among the internationally acclaimed varietals are Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc. The local wines continue to achieve national and international accolades with each passing vintage.
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Explore the Natural Beauty of the area – year round!
Discover the variety of Things to Do| Shop, Dine, Relax, Renew and Recreate.
Play and Stay in Glen Arbor, then set out for your tour around the Leelanau Peninsula on M-22, and don’t miss the Wine Trails! Although summer is the most popular time to visit, our area is a fall color-tour destination for scenic drives, PLUS it’s a great spot go skiing, ice-skating, snowshoeing, and ice-fishing throughout the winter.
“No matter the season, the Glen Lake area is a perfect outdoor getaway.”
Step away from the hustle and get refreshed in the natural beauty around Glen Arbor. Find a new trail to hike, a new view from a hilltop, shop the great stores, buy a piece of local art; Try a new item on the menu, get a new book to read. Meet a friend, find a new friend! Drive around, hike around, bike around. Take in the smell of fresh air, woods, meadows, beaches, hilltops, dunes, and aqua-colored lake water.
The Glen Lake area has something to offer everyone.
Leelanau Peninsula has become well-known for its Riesling and other cool-climate white varietals and blends. What is often overlooked, however, are the high-quality red wines being grown in the region. To help get beneath the surface, the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail hosts a fun event to explore and discover great red wines of Leelanau Peninsula.
The Hunt for the Reds of October takes place weekdays during the month of October. For the entire month of October, your $10 ticket gets you a complimentary pour at each of 20+ participating wineries offering diverse red wines: big and bold Cabernet Francs and Merlots, aromatic and spicy Pinot Noirs and many more.
In addition, the event benefits the American Red Cross of Northern Michigan with $5 for every ticket being donated the cause. Great wine for a great cause? It doesn’t get better than that!
Join us the weekend of April 30 and May 1, 2016 for the annual Spring Sip & Savor wine trail weekend.
Saturday 11:00 to 6:00 pm Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 pm $35 per person
As our vineyards wake to the sun and warmth of May, enjoy delicious wine and food pairings at 23 wineries along the wine trail. Celebrate spring, indulge in your senses and learn more about Leelanau Peninsula wines. Most importantly, it’s really fun! Take the self-guided tour by visiting the tasting rooms in any order on Saturday from 11:00 to 6:00 pm and Sunday from noon to 5:00 pm. Tickets are limited and typically sell out, so get yours TODAY!
Tickets are $35 and include wine and food pairings at each winery and a souvenir wine glass. In addition, a $5 donation for every ticket sold goes to the Bruce Simpson Winemakers Scholarship to help students in their quest for a career in viticulture or enology in Northern Michigan.