Ice Wine Festival

 

Join us for a celebration of all things Ice Wine!
Each January we celebrate our unique ability to grow, harvest & produce one of the rarest products in the wine industry, Ice Wine!
Celebrate the most unique wine of Northern Michigan - Ice Wine! Ice wine is made from grapes frozen naturally on the vine and fermented into a viscous and complex dessert wine. Sample our various ice wines, dessert wines, and food pairings while enjoying our outdoor fire pits with s'mores and winter activities.  No entry ticket needed, fee for wine tasting accepted at the winery day of.
Specialty Ice Wine Festival offerings:
• Vidal Ice Wine
• Cabernet Franc Estate Ice Wine
• Estate Ice Wine
• Entice fortified Ice Wine
• Spiked hot chocolate and non-alcoholic Hot Chocolate
• Ice Wine pairings
Specialty Ice Wine Festival activities:
• Ice Wine vineyard tour at 2pm - dress warmly!  Free
• Ice Wine production show and tour at 3pm - indoors.  Free
• Outdoor fire pits & S'more kits
• Explore the Founder's Trail (bring your snowshoes!)

Fire & Ice Wine Dinner Menu
Friday, January 28 and Saturday, January 29, 2022

Celebrate the splendor of Ice Wine with us at Chateau Chantal!  Your evening begins with a cellar tour at 6pm followed by a 6:30pm dinner seating in our 2,000 sq ft dining room.  Limited to 36 guests, there is ample room to spread out, room includes UV light filtered air.  Your ticket includes food, wine, tax and tip - all inclusive!  

Baked Oysters and Rock Shrimp
Key West Pink Rock Shrimp, Fresh Oysters stuffed with Miso Aioli, Baby Spinach,
White Cheddar cheese, and a splash of Meyer Lemon
Tonight Sparkling Blanc de Blanc
 
Roasted Grape Crostini

Organic Grapes roasted Grapes with Balsamic Vinegar
over crusted grilled Baguette and Idyll Farms Goats Cheese
Naughty Red
 
Galangal Coconut Chicken Soup

Roasted Chicken, Fresh Lemongrass, Galangal root,
in an aromatic Coconut Milk, Herb and Vegetable Broth 
Entice
 
Lychee Fruit Sorbet

House made Lychee Fruit Sorbet with Fresh Pineapple Mint
 
Akamiso rubbed Chateaubriand

Shaved U.S.D.A Prime Beef Tenderloin, Roasted Mushrooms, Radish, Avocado, Fresh Chilies,
 Buckwheat Soba Noodles in a hearty Roasted Bone Broth
Proprietor's Reserve Trio

Grilled Carrot and Coriander Salad
Fresh Baby Carrots, with Almonds, Coriander and Arugula tossed in a Piquette Vinaigrette
Cabernet Franc Estate Ice Wine

Brandied Apple Cobbler
Michigan Apples, Marcona Almonds, Cinq a Sept, and Cassia Cinnamon
in a Buttery Pastry Dough topped with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Pink Himalayan Salted Caramel sauce
Estate Ice Wine

15900 Rue de Vin
Old Mission Peninsula
Traverse City, Michigan 49686

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Chateau Chantal

15900 Rue de Vin
Traverse City, MI   49686
(231) 223-4110

Tasting Room Hours

 11am - 5pm Daily

Closed:

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day & Easter Sunday