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Chateau Grand Traverse Winery

12239 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-8558
+1 231-938-6120
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Top 2 in Michigan

One our top two favorite and we think top two wineries in Michigan We are big fans of their... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TERMINATOR1959
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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One of my favorites!

This is one of my favorite Michigan wineries. Love their late harvest Riesling! Always stop here... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jenee O
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One of the first family wineries in Michigan, the O'Keefe family has been producing world-class quality wines on Old Mission Peninsula since 1974. As the pioneers in growing vinifera grapes in northern Michigan, their mission is to create expressive, classic-style wines while incorporating sustainable growing practices in their 125 acres of estate vineyards plus 60 acres under contract. Chateau Grand Traverse continues to define the Michigan wine industry with their award-winning Riesling wines as well as many other styles. The winery is open daily, year-round, offering wine tasting and free wine tours.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“gamay noir” (9 reviews)
“tasting room” (21 reviews)
“free tour” (6 reviews)
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12239 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-8558
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+1 231-938-6120
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One our top two favorite and we think top two wineries in Michigan We are big fans of their Barrel Fermented Chardonnay and their Dry Riesling. We love this winery for doing not sweet wines that pair great with food. Their Chardonnay is very good....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite Michigan wineries. Love their late harvest Riesling! Always stop here anytime we are vacationing near traverse city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hit a number of wineries on a tour...this one was ok. The young lady waiting on us was knowledgeable on the wine, the store was nice Food selection was almost nonexistent and they did nothing to prepare for our tour even though they are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this location and their wine selections are wonderful. They have a fantastic variety of simple and complex wines with dry and sweet reds and whites. The staff was very helpful and gave us help in selecting tastes based on what we told her we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to the winery for years and decided to try their bed & breakfast. That was a mistake. The rooms are just average accommodations. We could hear the people in the adjoining room. Our room had only a queen bed. Compared to...More

2  Thank Mark B
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CGTwines, Manager at Chateau Grand Traverse Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mark, We sincerely apologize that you were not pleased with you recent stay at The Inn. We strive for 100% customer satisfaction and your honest feedback helps us achieve that. Our breakfast options are all made in house by our Chef, usually daily, with...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Chateau Grand Traverse offers one of the best views of the surroundings off the back deck (there is an equally good spot from the road to park and look). The building was very nice, and the gift shop had a great selection. The staff...More

Thank Bowmanator22
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Great wines! Beautiful place. Wonderful and knowledgeable staff. Would recommend sitting outside and having a glass of wine OR port and enjoying the gorgeous views.

Thank SageSam
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views, nice selection of wines, gift shop, large roomy & nicely decorated building. The staff is friendly and informative to the wines. Consider this a must stop on your wine tour and one of the best.

Thank Douglas T
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This winery really has some great wine and a large variety plus lots of things in their store to purchase. They even offer samples of some local jams/jellies and condiments. They have tastings for $3 and they give you a coupon for $3 off a...More

Thank KAREN S
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This winery had lots of tasty and affordable wines. There was a line for the tastings but we were able to look at items in the gift store while we waited. Afterwards we ordered a glass of wine and sat outside to enjoy the view....More

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frogtog2
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Response from Venetianblond627 | Reviewed this property |
Yes its 5.00 for 5 wines and you choise the five from a large list
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