All of May is Traverse City Uncorked Month. Our international award-winning wines are contributing to the growing recognition of our area as one of the best up and coming wine regions in the world.
Quickly becoming a renowned wine destination, Traverse City boasts a wide range of cool-climate wines that pair perfectly with the exploding cuisine scene. The region’s two peninsulas, Leelanau and Old Mission, are both designated as American Viticultural Areas (AVA) with 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.
Pair all of this with the beauty of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshoreand experience, firsthand, the Traverse City region which will have you yearning for more.
Throughout the month of May, enjoy lodging packages, tasting room specials, chef events, winemaker dinners, education and more. Explore Traverse City Wine Month Events to find the right wine events for you.