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Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room

15900 Rue de Vin, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Ranked #11 of 55 activities in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries
Owner description: Chateau Chantal is a unique development that combines a winery, vineyards, bed and breakfast, residence, six private home sites, and winding roads,... more » Owner description: Chateau Chantal is a unique development that combines a winery, vineyards, bed and breakfast, residence, six private home sites, and winding roads, all of which combine to create an experience in Northern Hospitality. The 65 acre site sits high atop a ridge 12 miles north of Traverse City, Michigan on the beautiful and historic Old Mission Peninsula. Chateau Chantal crafts many styles of wine, allowing the grape to dictate the style. The location’s unparalleled views and outstanding staff play host to B&B activities, cooking classes, wine education opportunities, Tapas Tours, conferences and meetings, small weddings, and friendly regional wine events. « less
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Take a drive out Center Road from Traverse City to enjoy a great taste and vision treat on the Peninsula. We had a marvelous dinner at the winery. The fixed menu 7 course meal was accompanied by good wine pairings for each course. There were two sparkling wines, a Pinot Noir, a Dry Riesling, Pinot Gris or Chardonnay (depending on... More

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Deerfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We just visited this winery today - we traveled from Glen Arbor, MI and it was definitely worth the drive up the Mission Peninisula, passing other wineries along the way. This winery is situated high atop a bluff and boasts a beautiful 360-degree view of both bays from its rooftop patio. There is a wide variety of wines to taste,... More

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Harrisburg, PA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you are heading to see the Old Mission light house that is north of Traverse City then stop a the Chateau Chantal winery. They even have a bed and breakfast on site if you want something a bit different. They have a very nice wine tasting room which for $3 you can taste 6 wines. Save the receipt if... More

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The views from this winery are superb. Gently rolling hills, vine covered, surround the pavilion. Wine tasting is aided by a wine list with the correct progression of wines. Take the tour of the winery itself and learn the history of the areas wine culture. It is also a bed and breakfast with separate theme named rooms.

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New Boston, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My husband and I absolutely enjoyed their 7 course wine-paired dinner this evening. The beginning started out iffy when we had no idea where to check in, but we were quickly greeted by Mike in the wine tasting area and told to browse for another 10 minutes before the wine tour would begin. The tour was a quick walk through... More

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Medford, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

This was the worst winery visit I'd had I years. The person serving us clearly had no interest in us or what she was doing. Questions weren't answered, no communication was established, and no connection made with the place at all. The wines themselves were a mixed bag. Most were just so-so, a few average. Only one thing stood out... More

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mcdalese, Owner at Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hello, My apologies for the service you received during your visit with us. We strive to make sure we are all 100% "on" 100% of the time. This obviously wasn't the case during your visit. If you might be willing to provide further details pertaining to what time and description of your server, I'd appreciate it so this can be... More

Donnellson, Iowa, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Large deck with a beautiful view for a glass of wine. I had Malbec and could not finish it. All 5 of us were in sync with our view of this wine. We did not taste here but I will be back to try out their other wines.

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Southgate, Michigan
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24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This winery is up there as one of my favorites. The wine was very good (I'm a Riesling kind of guy) and the ice wine was outstanding! Make sure you go outside and take pictures of the views.

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I recently visited Chateau Chantal in Travers City with my wife, daughter and son in-law. This was our first visit to a Michigan winery, so we really did not know what to expect. We have been to Napa several times and without a doubt would rank this winery as one of the best we have ever been to. Rich, our... More

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Brighton, MI
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7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Great approach, to one of the nicest views in the area. Would love to try the lodging here. Lots of selections in the gift shops. Nice tasting area with friendly staff, yes there is a charge but it is credited to your purchase of wine. Beautiful, scenic outdoor area to purchase and enjoy a glass of wine while you enjoy... More

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