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Hawthorne Vineyards

Closed Now: 11:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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A Great Experience

This was our first time visiting Wineries on Old Mission Peninsula and what a great experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Great wine, amazing views

We visited this tasting room on a very busy weekend peak color day. The tasting room was very... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
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Hawthorne Vineyards is a friendly boutique vineyard and tasting room destination just four miles North of Traverse City on Old Mission Peninsula. We're passionate about making finely crafted, small production quality wines from our estate fruit. Our...more
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1000 Camino Maria, Traverse City, MI 49686-9310
+1 231-929-4206
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time visiting Wineries on Old Mission Peninsula and what a great experience! The setting is beautiful with views of both the East Bay and West Bay. The staff was friendly and very attentive. And the wine was great. We have been...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

We visited this tasting room on a very busy weekend peak color day. The tasting room was very busy. We did not have to wait long for our tasting. We have been visiting this vineyard for several years now and have never been disappointed. If...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Loved the place!! After visiting wineries in Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan, I rate this winery the best in quality of wines, atmosphere, and assistance from the staff. Nancy guided us through their red wines selection. Outstanding!! Wines have a touch of oak processed in French...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TimPettig
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This place is actually quite small and intimate. The pictures of the tasting building in advertising magazines make it look much larger. Small is a good thing. A most enjoyable experience at this winery. Wines are quite good. The view is stunning. The hosts were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 200cairn
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We felt a bit rushed here, but all in all it was a nice visit. We had purchased a Groupon for a tasting and I wonder if that is why we felt hurried along. The deck is lovely to sit on, with a real fire...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sara P
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This place is very pretty, the wine was fine but the service was very slow. At the end we asked if they had been busy all day (wondering if the chaos and disorder was due to a frazzled staff) and our server proceeded to tell...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mmputbrese
mcdalese, Manager at Hawthorne Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

As the manager of Hawthorne Vineyards, you have my apologies for the poor service you received on Saturday, September 29th. More importantly, I am I sincerely sorry for the fact that this employee did not chose her words carefully when talking to you. This language...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

To be honest, my friends and I had never heard of this winery before we stopped there. We were looking for one final stop on Old Mission Peninsula before heading to dinner, and this was the one I randomly chose. Wow, what a hidden little...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rxjenjen
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The wine and cheese tray were delicious. It was the service that I wasn’t impressed with. The hostess didn’t explain the wines nor ask what our preference was. We were totally left on our own and the gallery wasn’t busy either. I spoke with 2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tamieko B
mcdalese, Manager at Hawthorne Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Greetings, As the tasting room manager at Hawthorne, I emphasize to my staff how important customer service is and that we should treat everyone who enters our tasting room as family. Not knowing who your server was that day I unfortunately am not able to...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Measured tasting .... 5/$5 but once we started picking out bottles we were offered extra tastings...yumm... good wine,didn’t have a chance to sample the foods but others that were enjoying some starters were very happy with them

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

My husband and I have visited Hawthorne many times since they have opened and love seeing Erica's face when we walk in. She is attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. We will be back to visit again this summer to taste and have a glass of wine...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jennie T
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Response from hibbardji | Reviewed this property |
Meat and cheese plates; cheese spreads- we didn't have any, but they sounded good!
Rebecca J
26 September 2016|
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Cambria hotel and suites, you will love it here. Not to many shuttles going to any vineyard. As for a dress code come as you are and no restaurant at this vineyard.