Visitor Information

Tasting Room Hours

Chateau Chantal is open daily, year round. 

Memorial Weekend (starting Friday) - Labor Day (ending Monday):
Monday-Saturday 11am-8pm, Sunday 11am-6pm

Post Labor Day Weekend  thru October 31:
Monday-Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 11am-6pm

November: Monday-Thursday 11am-5pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11am-6pm

December - Memorial Weekend: Daily 11am-5pm

Closed: Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday

 

NO RESERVATIONS NECESSARY FOR:

WINE TASTING

A led tasting of six wines for $5* per person. Each taster receives one souvenir tasting glass and a coupon for $3 off a bottle purchase.

CADDY FLIGHT

A flight of three wines for $10* per person to enjoy on our East Patio, West Terrace, or limited interior seating. Food options from our deli cooler are available to add on to this offering. These flights are available for pick-up at our main bar only. Each taster receives one souvenir tasting glass and a coupon for $3 off a bottle purchase.

WINE BY THE GLASS

A glass of wine of your choice for generally $7-9 per person to enjoy on our East Patio, West Terrace, or limited interior seating. Food options are available to add onto this offering.  Depending on the day/time wine by the glass is available for pick-up at our main bar (or from the East Patio Gazebo on select days). Each taster receives one souvenir tasting glass and a coupon for $3 off a bottle purchase.

CELLAR TOURS

May be available on a walk-in basis at 1pm or 4pm for $5/person, but reservations recommended. See details under tours & exclusive offerings, offered mid June through Labor Day.

*groups of more than 6 should be prepared to taste separately or choose to reserve a spot at our groupie bar

 

RESERVATIONS NECESSARY FOR:

RESERVED TASTING (1-18p)

Reserve a spot for a led tasting of six wines at our “groupie bar” for $7 per person- subject to availability, max group size 18 people. Each taster receives one souvenir tasting glass and a coupon for $3 off a bottle purchase.  Available Here

RESERVED CADDY FLIGHT (with charcuterie and reserved table)

Pre- order a charcuterie board with a flight of wines- $25 per person includes a wine flight of 3 wines in a portable caddy and a charcuterie board, plus a privately held table outside to enjoy the views. Reservations may be booked for 2-8 people and are subject to availability. Please reserve at least 24-hours in advance. Each taster receives one souvenir tasting glass and a coupon for $3 off a bottle purchase.  Available Here

LARGE GROUPS (19-50p)

Reserve a “walking-tasting” while touring our wine cellar. Four wines are tasted at various locations in our wine cellar. Cost is $8 per person for groups with 19-50 people (not offered to groups fewer than 19). Each taster receives one souvenir tasting glass and a coupon for $3 off a bottle purchase. Please reserve 1-week in advance, reservations only made by phoning the winery- not available on the website.

TOURS AND EXCLUSIVE OFFERINGS - RESERVATIONS NEEDED:

TASTERS LUNCH TOUR 

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

CELLAR TOURS

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

CELLAR TOUR AND SEATED WINE TASTING 

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

WINE DINNERS

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

VIP TOURS

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

Jazz at Sunset

Every Thursday evening Mid June - August we offer a free evening of Jazz with the Jeff Haas Trio and his special guests.  7pm-9:30pm.  Families welcome, no RSVP required.  Wine tasting available during break, coffee, tea, and lemonade available free of charge during performance.

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205 S. Main St. Rochester, MI
Tues – Thur  10AM - 6PM
Fri - Sat  10AM - 7PM
Sunday  10AM - 5PM

Directions
We're an easy drive north, in one of the most scenic and historic areas of the Great Lakes. A 65-acre estate, located high atop a ridge on the Old Mission Peninsula. Located 12 miles north of Traverse City on M-37 (Center Rd.)

From the Detroit area:
Take I-75 North
Turn left on M-72, follow to US 31/M-72
Turn left on US 31 toward Traverse City for 6 miles
Turn right onto M-37/Garfield Ave. Follow M-37 for 12 miles
We are on the right hand side of M-37, 1 mile past Mapleton

From Grand Rapids:
Take US 131-North toward Cadillac
After the highway ends past Cadillac, turn left onto MI-113 toward Traverse City
Turn right onto Garfield Rd/Brownson Ave/CR-611 in the village of Kingsley
Garfield Rd/Brownson Ave/CR-611 becomes Garfield Ave. in Traverse City
Follow Garfield through Traverse City, S. Garfield becomes M-37
Take M-37 12 miles out on Old Mission Peninsula. We are on the right hand side, 1 mile past Mapleton.

Having trouble locating us?

Our address is:
15900 Rue de Vin
Traverse City, MI 49686

News & Notes

Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula

For more information about the Old Mission Peninsula wine route, visit the WOMP website. 

Other Old Mission Activities

The Chateau sits amid the restaurants, wineries, and historic agriculture of Old Mission Peninsula. Nearby, in the Grand Traverse region, you'll find shopping, art galleries, cultural venues, fine dining, championship golf, and four robust seasons of activity.

Michigan Wines

For more information about Michigan Wines, visit www.michiganwines.com

 

Winery Passport Program

 Non-Profit Donation Request (PDF)  Please download this form and fax it back to us to receive a VIP Tour & Taste for your non-profit.

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

Tasting Room Hours

Mon-Sat 11-7

Sun 11-6