Tours, Wine Dinners & Lunches


Wine elevates every meal, from the extravagant to the most humble. This simple lunch will illustrate how food makes wine taste better, and how wine makes food taste better, offer surprising sensory discoveries and a brief tour of the wine cellar. Menu available on our website, vegetarian option possible with advance notice. $40 per person includes lunch, wine accompaniment, sensory enlightenment and a tour of the wine cellar at noon daily, in the summer mid-June through Labor Day. Each taster receives one souvenir tasting glass and a coupon for special wine discounts.  Offered Mid-June through Labor Day, limited to 24 people per lunch.  Available Here


Once again on offer daily! At 1pm or 4pm for just $5 per person you can learn more about the craft of wine making. This tour includes a stroll through the wine cellar and lasts 30 minutes (this tour leaves promptly on the hour, and will return to the tasting room on the half hour). Reserve online in advance to secure a spot, or pay when you arrive at the winery (subject to availability). Groups larger than 6 people must book in advance. Offered mid-June through Labor Day, limited availability.  Available Here


Avoid the hubbub of the tasting room! Start with the cellar tour, and then enjoy a secluded table with fantastic bay views and a semi-private wine tasting with select nibbles. At1pm or 4pm for just $30 per person (includes the above $5 cellar tour). Please reserve at least 24-hours in advance, very limited offering for just 8 people per seating. Each taster receives one souvenir tasting glass and our most generous wine discounts. Available Here


A delicious 7-course wine pairing dinner prepared fresh on select days by our talented in-house chef. Dinners begin at 6:00pm with a winery tour and a 6:30pm seating. Per person price is $85 and is all-inclusive - food, wine, tax and tip. Menu will be posted when available, but will include these courses: Amuse Bouche, Appetizer, Soup, Fish, Wine Sorbetto, Main, Salad, & Dessert. Includes special wine discounts for each dinner guest. Available Here


Congratulations if you purchased a certificate for a “VIP tour at Chateau Chantal” from your local charitable event. We ask that you book your tour at least one week in advance. Tours are offered daily at 11am, 1pm, or 3pm and last about 2 hours. (no tours on Saturdays & Sundays mid- September through early-November due to harvest traffic). These tours are priceless and are not available for purchase from Chateau Chantal, but are exclusively available at charitable events. Includes special wine discounts for each guest. Available Here

News & Notes

Customer Comments from Previous Tours:

"Awesome experience! I tried a lot and learned a lot!"
"Thoroughly enjoyable! We learned a lot about wine and feel ready to be more adventurous with it!"
"A great time, thanks for all the info!"
"Great job! Relaxed atmosphere with great food and wine. Will recommend!"
"Delicious food! Amazing first experience in wine tasting."

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

Tasting Room Hours

Sunday - Saturday  11 - 5