Author: Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula

Jutting north between the azure arms of Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay lies Old Mission Peninsula. Situated at the globe's 45th parallel – an ideal climate for growing varietal wine grapes – the eight distinct wineries that comprise the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula® and this stunning appellation have been well recognized by wine enthusiasts around the world. 

The sunny days, cooler nights, and Mother Nature’s dazzling display make the fall a perfect season to meander up the Old Mission Peninsula. Stretching 19 miles north out into Grand Traverse Bay, and only four miles wide at the broadest point, Old Mission Peninsula is a breathtaking travel destination! Take in the frenzy of fall color and do a little wine tasting along the wine trail. Did we mention there are nine distinct wineries to visit?