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2 Lads Winery

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Address: 16985 Smokey Hollow Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9749
Phone Number: +1 231-223-7722
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fee: Yes
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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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Modern winery with great views

This was the second stop on my vineyard tour. The view of the Bay is fantastic! The building is very industrial-modern. Different than what I'm used to. Did a wine tasting--wines... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Linda B
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second stop on my vineyard tour. The view of the Bay is fantastic! The building is very industrial-modern. Different than what I'm used to. Did a wine tasting--wines very good. The server was pleasant enough, but didn't really spend much time with me. I did make some purchases in the gift shop & got the tasting for... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The winery is atop a hill with a great view of East Traverse bay. A very nice selection of red and white wines s available for tasting or purchase. Also serve a variety of wine appropriate cheeses and other snacks

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Thank KennyMSQ56
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't live here YET, but will in the next couple of years. My sister has a second home here so I am lucky enough to visit often. My first ever wine tasting experience was here and I come back every year to see & taste whats new.

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Thank Linda L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a wine tasting here and it had wonderful views of the water. The sparkling wine and the Pinot noir were amazing.

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Thank Actingman03
Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Traverse City for a friends wedding, we had time to kill. We were directed to the 2 Lads Winery and it was well worth the visit. The staff was very friendly, and knowledgeable. Having never had Michigan wine before, I was bit suspicious, but to my delight the Cabernet Franc and the Pinot Noir were very good.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being at a few very crowded wineries on a Saturday afternoon, 2 Lads was a surprise because they take your name and place you at the tasting table when it's your turn. It was very organized. The young man who served us was very knowledgeable. I recommend this beautiful winery.

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Thank bauercat
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spacious, clean, professional Winery. Beautiful view. Friendly staff. And yummy wines! This one is at the north end of the peninsula, but don't skip it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely love the wine at this winery. Have toured many of the wineries on the peninsula, but 2 Lads offers the best wine. I wish they had an outdoor area where you could enjoy glass, because their location would be perfect for that. But you really hardly miss that when you're sipping the delicious wine. We can never leave without... More 

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2 Lads is impressive from the moment you enter their gates and drive up the hill to get your first view of their very modern-looking tasting room. We arrived before they were open and so wandered the grapes to kill time for a bit. When an employee came out to unlock the doors he was very friendly and welcoming and... More 

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Portage, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went the previous weekend and the place was so busy and they had a "take a number" waiting list. We left during that visit. This week we stopped back and it was great, as expected. We had a very friendly bartender and we discussed other wineries that may be good to visit. Cab Franc is fantastic.

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