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June 15, 2016 6:00pm - October 31, 2016 9:30pm

Wine Dinners at Chateau Chantal

Our Wine Dinners are the perfect way to experience the best of Northern Michigan. Our delicious local wines are paired with a 7-course meal prepared fresh by our talented in-house Chef, Reuben Rosales.

Learn from our knowledgeable staff about food and wine pairings while enjoying this beautiful meal and making new friends. Please bring an eager palate, an inquisitive mind, and an empty stomach!

Chateau Chantal



June, Starting June 15: Wednesday & Saturday Evenings

July & August: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Evenings

Sept & October:  Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Evenings

Winery Tour at 6:00pm
Dinner Seating at 6:30pm

$79 per person, includes tax, tip, and wines

Reservations are required at least one day in advance, and may be made by calling us at
(800) 969-4009 or online here.

If you have any food allergies or wish to have the gluten free or vegetarian options, please notate during your online booking order.

Prepared by our very own
Chef Reuben Rosales
led by our
Wine Educator Mike DuBois

Bread Service
Pretzel Roll with White Wine Dijon Mustard
Acorn Squash Risotto topped with Crispy Sage and Sunflower Seeds
Select Harvest Gewurztraminer

French Onion Soup with
Provolone Herb Crouton
Naughty Red

Sustainably Farmed Salmon en Croûte
with Saffron Cream
2012 Proprietor's Reserve Pontes Vineyard Pinot Noir

Passion Fruit with Beguile and Fresh Mint

Braised Beef with Celery Root Puree with
Braising Liquid/Malbec Reduction
Reserve Malbec

Autumn Greens with a Naughty Apple Vinaigrette
Naughty Apple Hard Cider

Peach and Wild Berry Cobbler made with Gewurztraminer Grape Flour with
Moomer's Ice Cream and Cinq a Sept Carmel Sauce
2014 Late Harvest Riesling- Gold Medal
2015 Tasters Guild International

October 30, 2016 3:00pm

Last Sunday Jazz Session

3pm-5:30pm Last Sunday of the Month with the Jeff Haas Trio

October 30th

Chateau Chantal will host a free afternoon of jazz on the last Sunday of the month, October 30th, 2016 from 3:00 – 5:30 pm featuring the Jeff Haas Trio.

Bring the family and friends and enjoy the best in live jazz, taste select Chateau Chantal wines and lemonade for the kids (yes, this is a very family-friendly environment), and feast your eyes on spectacular panoramic views of West and East Grand Traverse Bays. And there is no admission charge. It all happens at Chateau Chantal on Old Mission Peninsula, 1.7 miles north of the village of Mapleton on Center Road.

For more information, call (231) 223-4110 or email:

November 17, 2016 5:00pm - November 19, 2016 10:00pm

Grand Rapids Wine, Beer & Food Festival

The Midwest’s Largest Wine, Beer & Food Festival!

Now in its 9th year, this festival has established itself as Michigan’s premier tasting event, measured by 1,600 wines, beers, ciders and spirits. From the connoisseur who lives and breathes for the finer things in life to the novice looking for an introduction to the world of food and spirits, this Festival will deliver a grand experience that is sure to please every palate.

Admission Tickets include one complimentary sampling glass, an official Festival Program, all Wine & Beer Seminars and all Meijer Food Stage Seminars. Sampling Tickets are available for purchase onsite at the Festival in $0.50 denominations. All food and beverage samples require varied amounts of sampling tickets of 50-cent denominations.

Come visit us at our own Chateau Chantal table!

Buy Tickets Here!

November 19, 2016 2:00pm

Olive Vinegar Wine & Appetizer Tasting/Education, Rochester, MI

Saturday, November 19th, 2016
At Olive Vinegar
205 S. Main Street, Rochester, MI
2:00PM or 4:00PM or 6:00PM
$30 per person

Sample some of Michigan's most impressive wines while being educated by Marie-Chantal Dalese; the President & CEO of Chateau Chantal.

Marie is the daughter of the founder of the winery and the namesake for the Chateau.  She previously worked with Connoisseur Wines Distribution and Binny’s Beverage Depot in Chicago.  Marie-Chantal has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing & Management from DePaul University and a Graduate diploma in Wine Marketing from the University of Adelaide in Australia.  She has also completed the Roseworthy Wine Tasting Program in Adelaide and the first level Court of Sommelier exam.

Olive Vinegar will be providing light appetizers of our unique pantry items.

8 seats are available per demonstration. Reservations and prepayment are required to hold a seat.

Each person attending the event will receive a 10% discount off their total purchase after the event.

Chateau Chantal Winery
Featured wines:

2015 Proprietor’s Reserve Dry Riesling
2015 Proprietor’s Reserve Pinot Gris
2013 Proprietor’s Reserve Cabernet Franc
2014 Pinot Noir
Semi-Dry Riesling
Beguile sparkling wine

Call Olive Vinegar at (248) 923-2310 to book - very limited seating!

November 26, 2016 10:00am

WOMP Mac & Cheese Bake Off

Great Macaroni & Cheese Bake-Off

Gourmet Comfort Food Competition

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Tickets: $40 advance (typically sells out)

America’s favorite comfort food gets an upgrade at the hands of northern Michigan chefs. Each dish is expertly paired with an Old Mission Peninsula wine. It’s one of our most popular events!

Tickets, which include a souvenir glass, will be on sale online HERE September 26 at 8:00 am for $40 and WILL SELL OUT QUICKLY. Designated Driver tickets are also available for purchase. (DD ticketholders do not receive a souvenir glass, but tickets do include food and non-alcoholic beverages.)

Call 231.933.9787 with any specific event questions.

We want to see your cheesiest pics! During the event, use #WOMPMacNCheese when sharing your posts, photos, and videos of this festive event on your social media and you could win WOMP swag!

January 14, 2017 10:00am

WOMP Winter Warm Up

Winter Warm Up

Baby, it's cold outside....
Save the Date!
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Beat the winter blues with the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula. Savor delectable comfort food creations paired with wine – a duo sure to warm the insides. A variety of Old Mission Peninsula-based restaurants and businesses are getting in on the fun, too. They'll offer dining and retail specials for event guests. Make it a weekend retreat!

Tickets, which include a souvenir glass, are on sale 60 DAYS IN ADVANCE for $20 or $25 the day of (if available). Designated Driver tickets are also available for purchase. (DD ticketholders do not receive a souvenir glass, but tickets do include food and non-alcoholic beverages.)

Call 231.223.9303 with any specific event questions.

Spread the warmth! During the event, use #WOMPWinterWarmUp when sharing your posts, photos, and videos of this festive event on your social media and you could win WOMP swag!

January 21, 2017 5:00pm

Winter Delights at Lake Michigan College

  It will be a Pure Michigan wine lover’s paradise when a collection of Michigan wineries come together in one location for the premier winter wine tasting event in southwestern Michigan.  Great wine, delicious culinary treats, and fun entertainment will take the chill off a winter evening.  Admission includes festival glass, 10 wine tastings, $10 of food tickets, and an evening of entertainment.  Designated driver admission includes festival glass, 2 non-alcoholic drinks, $10 of food tickets, and an evening of entertainment.  This is a 21 and older event.

$35 in advance
$40 day of event
$20 designated driver tickets

February 18, 2017 10:00am

WOMP Romancing the Riesling

Romancing the Riesling

It's a love affair!
Save the date!
Saturday, February 18, 2017

This annual event celebrates Riesling, one of the varietals for which our wine region is most celebrated. Each winery pairs favorite Rieslings with a delectable food offering – all in honor of the famed grape. Fair warning: It may get a little lovey dovey – WOMP fans are crazy about their Rieslings!

Tickets are on sale online 60 DAYS IN ADVANCE and will be $20. If available, tickets will be on sale the day of for $25 each.

Peninsula restaurants and retailers will also be offering event specials! Please call 231.223.7355 with any specific event questions.

Spread the love! During the event, use #WOMPRomance when sharing your posts, photos, and videos of this festive event on your social media, and you could win WOMP swag!

May 13, 2017 10:00am

WOMP Blossom Day

Blossom Day

A Celebration of Blossoms, Bounty, and Beauty on Old Mission Peninsula

Save the Date!
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tickets: $25 advance/$30 day-of

Bring on spring! Relish samples of WOMP’s newest vintages, as well as spring’s arrival to Old Mission Peninsula, commemorated with seasonal food and wine pairings and other activities, like winemaker chats and special barrel or tank sampling, at certain locations on the wine trail. You will also receive a special commemorative wine glass!

Tickets are available online 60 DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT.

Designated driver tickets will be available for purchase at a discount.

Any additional questions can be directed to Chateau Chantal at 231.223.4110.

Make sure to share your photos and video from the event on your social media using the hashtag #WOMPBlossomDay – you could win some sweet WOMP swag!

June 9, 2017 5:30pm

WOMP Divas Uncorked

Divas Uncorked

Get Pampered During Girls' Night Out

Save the Date!
Friday, June 9, 2017

This “Girls Night Out” (sold out annually) is an evening devoted entirely to women, wine, food, and fun. Enjoy wine and food pairings as well as giveaways and pampering. Unwind and recharge as only ladies know how!

When you purchase your ticket, you will choose your starting winery location. Your souvenir wine glass, which includes at least 1.5 oz of tastings per winery, will be waiting for you at this location. After you leave your chosen winery starting point, you can select which tasting rooms you would like to visit during the four hour event, in the order of your preference. If you would like to schedule and purchase transportation for your group, there is a link to shuttle and bus recommendations below.

Divas Uncorked tickets are $35 per person. Designated Divas (those who are not consuming alcohol) are $30 per person. Designated Divas will receive a souvenir glass (but no wine tastings) and food offerings.

Tickets will be on sale online 60 DAYS IN ADVANCE. The event typically sells out.

If you have any event questions, please contact Bowers Harbor Vineyards at 231.223.7615.

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Who is the Winemaker?
Mark Johnson has been the winemaker at Chateau Chantal since we opened.  Trained at the Geisenheim Research Institue in Germany, Mark has a dedicated passion for making classic cool climate wines from Northern Michigan.  He also spends his time in Argentina, making our Malbec red wine from our vineyard in Mendoza. 

How long has Chateau Chantal been open?
Chateau Chantal, a Michigan winery, planted their first vines in 1986 and opened the original building in 1993. In July of 2003, an expansion was completed bringing the total B&B units from three to eleven with the addition of a 2,000 square foot Hospitality Room.

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