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Traverse City Award-Winning Wineries & Breweries

Take a tour of local Traverse City breweries and drink some of the local brews vintages that Northern Michigan drinkers love. Old Mission Peninsula is known for its acres of vineyards, and Pointes North Beachfront Resort Hotel is close by. We’re also near several local microbreweries and distilleries like TC Whiskey, Grand Traverse Distillery, and Mammoth. Visit us in February or August and experience this event, with over 50 craft breweries, food trucks, music stages, and more.

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Calling All Wine Lovers

Over 30 wineries call Traverse City home, and most of them are in the nearby Old Mission and Leelanau peninsulas alone. In Traverse City, we have a wine for every palate, from earthy Pinot Noirs and exotic Gewürztraminer wines to crisp Chardonnays. Before you head out on a wine-filled afternoon tour, make sure to download your Wine Trail Map from Leelanau peninsula and Old Mission peninsula.

Here for the Beer

Traverse City is experiencing a booming local beer scene, with Draft Magazine naming our city as one of America’s three newest Emerging Beer Towns. Pub-crawl through over 16 brewpubs, microbreweries, and craft brew taprooms like the locals, with a traditional TC Ale Trail passport, or take it to the next level with the TC Cycle Pub, a 14-passenger bike bar.

Something A Little Stronger

Traverse City also has no shortage of distilleries. You can find everything from fruit-filled brandies to small-batch whiskeys and vodkas at one of the many microdistillers in the area. If you're wanting a history lesson as well, you can visit the Grand Traverse Distillery, known as Michigan's oldest "grain to bottle" micro distillery. 

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