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Address: 16985 Smokey Hollow Road, Traverse City, MI 49686
Phone Number: +1 231-223-7722
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Description: 2 Lads Winery is a small production facility located on Old Mission...
2 Lads Winery is a small production facility located on Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Michigan. We currently have 23 acres of established vineyards. We specialize in cool climate dry red and sparkling wines and have small runs of white wines to round out the lot. Sustainably farming our land is paramount to the health of our soil, vines and grapes at 2 Lads Winery. Come taste the difference.
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Awesome view and the wine is pretty good too!

This winery has me changing my opinion of Michigan wine. It's a modern, fresh winery that serves wine a little on the dryer side, which I far prefer to the typical sweet Michigan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Livonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Drove to 2 Lads kind of by mistake. But what a great mistake it was. The view is fabulous! The wine is truly the best wine by a Michigan Winery. Sampled several wines. The sparkling Pino Grigio is absolutely amazing! If you like a champagne type of wine then this is for you. Love 2 Lads Wine! And we love... More 

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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

First stop of local winery tour with friends. Definitely some of the better wines we tasted throughout the day. Wish I had of made more purchases!

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Always worth the trip! Great wine and the view is beautiful. The staff is helpful. They have yummy snacks as well. Don't miss it.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This winery has me changing my opinion of Michigan wine. It's a modern, fresh winery that serves wine a little on the dryer side, which I far prefer to the typical sweet Michigan wine. The service was pretty cold, but the view makes up for it. Must try is the sparkling pinot grigio. Try 5 for $5. Bottles reasonable $15-30... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

we stopped at 3-4 wineries and this one was at the bottom of the list. the samplings were barely adequate enough to get a good taste of the wine. the wine itself wasn't bad but not memorable. pretty views but couldn't enjoy our wine tasting outside

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detroit
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

by far the best wine. They will mail to other states, but only if the weather will be cool enough so the wine will not spoil. The white pinot and the red cab are wonderful and very mild.You can order a cheese and cracker plate and drink a glass while enjoying the view and deciding on a purchase. It is... More 

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This winery had a great location that was completely under utilized. Though the building was modern and unique, you could not really enjoy the views on a beautiful day because there was no outdoor seating. The winery has large glass windows which make your tasting atmosphere nice, but it really isn't a winery you'll hang out at after and enjoy... More 

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Allegan, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

In 2011 we visited here and it was the first time we went to a winery, we were hooked ever since. In early July we visited again, it was even better than we remembered. The wine selection is limited, but the offerings they do have a fantastic! If you are a lover of sweet wines, they won't have much for... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is, I believe, the furthest north of all the wineries on the Old Mission Peninsula. It is however a must visit if you are tasting wines in the area. 2 Lads Winery is in by far the most beautiful real estate location of any winery. The building alone is worth the visit as it is a very modern looking... More 

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Annapolis, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Where is the product...when you walk into the winery you will only see people and wine bottle behind all the people. Very small tasting room and the wine sales room is in the back corner of the winery. I prefer to see the wine displayed in a winery so you can see what you are tasting and purchasing. Great views... More 

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2LadsWinery, Public Relations Manager at 2 Lads Winery, responded to this review

redrooster89: I'm sorry the layout of our tasting room isn't what you expected. When we first opened, we did have our wines out on the main floor, but on busy days it made the area too hard to move around. By having our wines in our retail space, we are better able to accommodate everyone. We also love the idea... More 

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Additional Information about 2 Lads Winery

Address: 16985 Smokey Hollow Road, Traverse City, MI 49686
Phone Number: +1 231-223-7722
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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