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Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room

15900 Rue de Vin, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Ranked #12 of 59 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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Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This place is great! The views of The Bay and rolling hillside are spectacular!! Prices are on point and the bartenders are very friendly and knowledgeable. My husband and I are definitely coming back again to try the bed & breakfast aspect.

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Solon, Ohio
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

You could spend the entire day hopping from one winery to the next on Old Mission Peninsula. I took the "Sensual Tour" here at Chateau Chantal where we had a tour and paired up wines with food samples from "Marabella". The tour was great, view is exceptional, outdoor patio not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Stopped in here for a wine tasting on the drive up the peninsula and it was a great sidetrip. People were very friendly, wines were nice, but the outside veranda was very relaxing and enjoyable. Wish we had stayed here at the B&B.

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Fenton, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This winery has a beautiful setting and great staff. It was hard to enjoy the wine while fighting off the fruit flies. The server said there was nothing they could do about them and they weren't too bad the day we were there. The other wineries we visited did not have this problem. The $3 tasting fee is deducted from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Another winner thanks to members on Trip Advisor and reviews. The views are beautiful while your enjoying your wine. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. I just had to get a souvenir glass to remember such a good time. It was fun to try the Cherry dessert wine Cerise so fun. And you can pair it with dark chocolate......sold!

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The outdoor seating of this place is great. It is very spacious and you are looking to a great view. The tasting room has very friendly staff. We had really great time over here. It is 3 dollars for 6 tasting, but if you get the bottle of wine then the 3 dollars is credited to the purchasing. We really... More

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Sudbury, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We loved the friendly personable service, the view was great. The drive is not far from the city with lots to see. Just a fine fine facility.

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Yes it's a Winery, and a good one. Nice sensory tour tasting, very interesting and informative. Brian hosted the tour and was fun and friendly. We all enjoyed it. Not to mention the wine, oh did I say wine. If you like White Wine and sweet. The Nice White is awesome, we had to go back two days later to... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I love this place! It's beautiful, European like and scenic. The views are breathtaking and the wine tasting room is great. I love that I can try most of their wines for a reasonable price and use my tasting fee towards a purchase. The staff I have encountered are always nice and knowledgeable. The outdoor seating area is a great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had a great time tasting wines then enjoying a glass or two on their large outdoor patio with vineyard and panoramic lake views. The tasting was fun creating your own flight of samples and the ambiance was relaxing. We purchased two bottles whereby our tasting fee was discounted from the wine purchase. While we were there for the wine,... More

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