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Traverse City Wine Tour: 3 Wineries on Leelanau Peninsula

Location Traverse City, Michigan, USA
$119.00
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
Discover the best of Leelanau County's wineries with the convenience of inclusive transportation leaving from downtown Traverse City. This wine tour takes you to three carefully selected wineries, allowing you to savor the finest wines and revel in the stunning views without the worry of transportation. Our wine tours have won TripAdvisor's prestigious "Best of the Best" award three years in a row, and named among America's top 10 wine tours—a testament to our commitment to excellence.

You'll gain exclusive access to wineries that are typically not open to the public for join-in tours. At each winery, there will be plenty of time for you to enjoy and learn. You'll gain exclusive access to each winery's tasting room, where you can sample a variety of wines crafted using local techniques. Find something you like? You can always purchase bottles, and your tour drivers will safely hold your purchases until the tour is over.

20% Gratuity for drivers is strongly recommended-cash only
5-Hour Traverse City Wine Tour: 3 Wineries on Leelanau Peninsula
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 5 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants.

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  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Drinking and Snacking is allowed on the bus
  • Appointments (Not reservations) are made by Magic Shuttle Bus for all customers on the tour
  • Wine tastings are not included and are purchased individually at each vineyard. The price for each tasting ranges from $5 to $15 per tasting.
  • Gratuity (20% for the driver is strongly recommended)
Meeting point
Please navigate to the Grand Traverse County Civic Center in Traverse City, MI and follow the signs to "Tour Bus Parking". This will lead you to the desired parking lot where you'll see signs that state "Magic Shuttle Bus Tour Patron Parking". The bus will depart at 12pm Sun-Fri & 11am on Saturdays
Return details
Please navigate to the Grand Traverse County Civic Center in Traverse City, MI and follow the signs to "Tour Bus Parking". This will lead you to the desired parking lot where you'll see signs that state "Magic Shuttle Bus Tour Patron Parking". The bus will depart at 12pm Sun-Fri & 11am on Saturdays
  • Black Star Farms
    Our first stop on this captivating wine tour is the renowned Black Star Farms. Immerse yourself in the world of Leelanau wines as you spend a leisurely 80 minutes at this picturesque, award-winning winery. Explore the intricacies of their hand-crafted wines and spirits, which capture the essence of the region's unique climate and agricultural bounty. Wander through their expansive vineyards and charming facilities before we continue on our wine adventure. Guests can wander through a 160-acre winery estate, complete with an expansive outdoor terrace, a distinctive Inn, a seasonal café, an equestrian facility, and scenic recreational trails. With an impressive selection of over 50 wines and European-style brandies, there's a libation to satisfy every palate.
  • Shady Lane Cellars
    Shady Lane Cellars is a stop that not only tantalizes your taste buds but also provides a deep connection to the land and the artistry behind every bottle. Here, you'll have 80 minutes to discover the true essence of their wines and the meticulous care that goes into crafting them. With 70 acres of sustainably farmed grapes, Shady Lane Cellars embodies a harmonious balance between nature and winemaking. Explore the serene surroundings and savor their creations as you soak up the Leelanau County wine experience. As you wander through the vineyards, you'll gain insight into the winery's commitment to sustainability, which extends beyond just their grapes. Shady Lane Cellars is dedicated to preserving the natural ecosystem they are a part of, ensuring that their wines are not only a testament to craftsmanship but also to the preservation of the region's natural beauty. Take a moment to breathe in the crisp, fresh air and appreciate the delicate dance between the vines and the landscape.
  • Rove Winery at the Gallagher Estate
    Our wine journey culminates at Rove Estates, where you'll find yourself perched at an astonishing 1165-foot elevation. Enjoy expansive views across the entirety of Leelanau County, showcasing its year-round beauty that is especially captivating during the fall colors. This final 80-minute stop promises an experience that's nothing short of extraordinary. While savoring their award-winning wines, allow the stunning panoramic views and unforgettable sunsets to captivate your senses. This winery stands as a testament to the deep roots of this craft, preserved through generations of family stewardship on this fifth-generation farmland. The combination of exceptional wines and unparalleled views will be the climax of your Leelanau County wine experience. Join us in raising a glass to the harmonious fusion of tradition, nature, and craftsmanship that defines Rove Estates and the heart of Michigan winemaking.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • **PLEASE REFERENCE THE PARKING MAP IN THE IMAGES ON THIS LISTING FOR THE PICK UP & DROP OFF LOCATION**
  • There is a total of 10-15 parking spots that are alloted for Magic Shuttle Bus customers. These are offered on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Wineries are subject to change based on limited availability due to Covid-19
  • If Wineries on the Itinerary are booked, alternate wineries are used as substitutes
  • -WE STRONGLY RECCOMMEND 15-20% GRATUITY TO THE DRIVER-
  • *DISCLAIMER: Wineries are subject to change based on availability.
  • Customers are welcome to pack a lunch for the day, most winieries only offer small appetizers and snacks, no full meals
  • *DISCLAIMER: Magic Shuttle Bus does contact wineries if appointments do need to be made, keep in mind, these are not reservations and only allow us to come in at the desired time, but does not eradicate wait times.
  • Most wineries have outdoor seating only, please dress accordingly to stay warm on colder days
  • Since Covid, most wineries are not offering tastings, but rather flights and wine by the glass, and samples
  • Some wineries do not accept cash, they require payment to be on a card
  • We strongly recommend that you use an Uber/Lyft/Taxi to get to the pick up location, and for your return trip home.
  • This is a public tour, not a private tour
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
    If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met,
    you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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    Traverse City Wine Tour: 3 Wineries on Leelanau Peninsula

    Location Traverse City, Michigan, USA
    $119.00
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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