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Bowers Harbor Vineyards

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Address: 2896 Bowers Harbor Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9735
Phone Number: 12312237615
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

We are a boutique winery located in Northern Michigan on picturesque Old...

We are a boutique winery located in Northern Michigan on picturesque Old Mission Peninsula. Our cool-climate viticulture experience coupled with our hard work proves to produce superior quality Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, and our signature meritage blend the 2896, Langley Vineyard. A visit to our quaint tasting room will afford you the opportunity to taste our sparkling wines, red wines, white wines, and view the quiet loveliness of Bowers Harbor. Wine tasting is comfortable and inviting at Bowers Harbor Vineyards; no need to be intimidated!

The Tasting Room

Join us in the Bower’s Harbor Tasting Room to try the latest Award-Winning wines!

      - Wine Tasting

      - Wine by the Glass

      - Local Cheeses & Spreads

      - Coroporate & Private Event Rentals

      - Dining in the Vines

      - Summer and Fall Vineyard Tours by Reservation

      - Parties of 8 or More, Please Call for Reservations

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Bowers Harbor-quaint-close to the vines

Love this intimate spot-romantic and fun! not as commercial feeling as some of the other spots-love the grapevine arch as you walk in

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love this intimate spot-romantic and fun! not as commercial feeling as some of the other spots-love the grapevine arch as you walk in

Thank TCfallcolors
Rockwood, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had a wine tasting with 5 varieties. The staff were more interested in preparing for a group event than discussing the wines with us. Wines were not the caliber of some of the other peninsula wines we tasted today.

Thank Dwight6790
BowersHarborVineyard, Manager at Bowers Harbor Vineyards, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear your lack of love for our wines. We would love to give you another chance to try in a more intimate experience when we can find the right wine for you. Please email Kristy at kristy@bowersharbor.com. She will take you on a private tour of the vines and give you the experience you deserve. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious wines but even better cider. No more will the main stream ciders work for me. We were greeted and served by an attentive bartender named Kevin who served us wine with a side of history of the vineyard. We then took our flight of cider out to the patio and took in the view of the vines and the... More 

Thank Emily M
Point Pleasant
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nearly all the vineyards on the two side by peninsulas above Traverse City are nearly equal. Some are more elaborate but all that we visited had enthusiasm by their workers and a festive atmosphere around the tasting rooms. Noticed that the smart tasters had hired drivers to take their group from one to the other so could sample everything they... More 

Thank Annette B
peoria, il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good wines, enjoyed our time & tasting. Wished we'd had known when we bought a "bottle" of the Raspberry-Apple hard cider that they don't ship it cause we would have got more!!

Thank gaelicstorm
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The young man presenting our tastings was very knowledgeable about their wines. We enjoyed his descriptions of the tastes of the various wines. We purchase some bottled wine after the tasting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Our favorite ambiance of all the local wineries. This place has a great vibe! Good tunes, numerous private and group outdoor seating options, and you're nestled amongst the grape trees unlike the other wineries where you can kinda see them... Here you're literally within arms length - very cool. The service was exceptional and we were impressed with the explanation/description... More 

Thank Jim W
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

This winery was 3rd on my tour & highly recommended by my guide, Jim. This is where we had lunch alfresco. I did a tasting while eating. The wines were excellent. the server was very congenial and knowledgeable. I liked their Pino Grigio so much, I ordered it at the restaurant I dined in that evening. the property is beautiful!!... More 

Thank Linda B
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Thanks Meg for the wonderful assistance the other day! Although it was almost closing time, we didn't feel rushed at all. Your recommendations were wonderful. Including the dinner suggestion for Stella. Great day!

Thank Janette C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We did the wine tasting. The Syrah was amazing. After the tasting we walked around the vineyard. Great wine and great views.

Thank Actingman03

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