This summer, Black Star Farms invites you to immerse yourself in the perfect blend of culinary excellence and captivating live music. Located in the heart of the Leelanau Peninsula, near Suttons Bay, and along the scenic M22, our winery is a must-visit destination. Indulge in delightful wine-paired dinners and enjoy vibrant live music at one of the top-rated Michigan wineries. Join us in celebrating the best of what summer has to offer at our picturesque winery estate, a highlight along the renowned Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail.

Experience Summer Magic: Seafood, Wine, and Live Music

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Finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! This year, ditch the stress and create lasting memories with delightful wines and unique experiences from Black Star Farms.

Moms dedicate their lives to nurturing others. Return the favor with a gift embodying relaxation and gratitude this Mother’s Day.

The Perfect Pour: Celebrate Mother’s Day with Exclusive Wine Specials

Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to show your appreciation for all the amazing moms in your life. This year, why not toast to their health and happiness with something a little more special than the usual gifts? Whether she’s your mother, grandmother, wife, or friend, surprise her with the ultimate expression of gratitude: a wine gift set or retreat from Black Star Farms.

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Whether Traverse City is your destination or you plan to travel through the area on your way to/from the Upper Peninsula, it’s a fantastic vacation destination. Many people come to this part of Michigan to enjoy Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and sip on a few glasses of wine at top Michigan wineries – but there are so many more things to do in Traverse City that are just as fun, adventurous, and beautiful.

Aside from being a mecca for wine enthusiasts, the Traverse City area is a rich haven for outdoor enthusiasts. From the sparkling waters of the Grand Traverse Bay to the miles of hiking and biking trails throughout the surrounding peninsulas, you’ll have no trouble finding adventure. It’s also the cherry capital of the world, and aside from hosting the National Cherry Festival each summer, it is a great place to eat, drink, and pick all the cherries your heart desires.

These things represent a small fraction of the many things to do in Traverse City. We’d love to share our favorite parts of this incredible city – and the surrounding peninsulas – with you this year. Summer is peak travel time to our Traverse City Bed and Breakfast, and now’s your best chance to plan your vacation. Our Inn and winery is located about 15 minutes outside Traverse City on the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula and is the ultimate oasis in this breathtaking part of the state.

We have everything you need to enjoy your time here, too – lodging, onsite trails, an equestrian barn, wine tasting, a delicious restaurant, and exceptional hospitality. Don’t miss your chance to visit us this year. Book your room at our Traverse City Bed and Breakfast today! Read more

We can hardly wait for the busier season to hit up here on the Traverse Wine Coast. There are always plenty of things to do in Traverse City, no matter the season, but with warmer weather on the horizon, we’re dreaming of a new season of delicious tastings at all the best Michigan wineries. The best of them all, of course, is Black Star Farms.

Black Star Farms is one of the oldest and most award-winning Michigan wineries. Our flagship location is on the gorgeous Leelanau Peninsula near Suttons Bay, just a short drive north of downtown Traverse City. We also have a tasting room on the Mission Peninsula.

While you’re enjoying a wine tasting with us, we hope you’ll take the time to visit more of the exceptional Michigan wineries on the Leelanau Peninsula. It’s part of the greater Traverse Wine Coast and home to various Michigan wineries specializing in balanced, fruit-forward, and cold-climate-friendly wines.

While in the area, we invite you to join us at our Bed and Breakfast near Traverse City for some rest and relaxation. Our Inn is situated on 160 beautiful, serene acres. There’s plenty of onsite recreation to enjoy here, including hiking, biking, wine tasting, and more. We’ll also help you plan as many adventures as you’d like – including wine tasting at the top Leelanau Peninsula wineries. Book your room at our Bed and Breakfast near Traverse City today! Read more

This fall offers you the perfect opportunity to discover the best wineries in Traverse City. Though you can easily plan a self-guided wine adventure in Traverse City and the surrounding Leelanau Peninsula, there are also a few fantastic Traverse City wine tours worth taking. They will guide you to the best of the best in wineries in Traverse City.

Of course, after you’ve enjoyed your time and learned all about Michigan’s wine industry on these Traverse City wine tours, we encourage you to delve even deeper into Leelanau Peninsula’s wine scene while staying with us at our beautiful Bed and Breakfast in Michigan. Black Star Farms is not only one of the leading wineries in Traverse City, but we’re an exquisite place to get away.

Whether for a romantic weekend away or as a home base for your weekend wine adventures, there’s no place more beautiful in the Traverse City area than our Bed and Breakfast in Michigan. Meander our vineyards, enjoy glorious afternoons on our trails as the season changes from summer to fall, sip and swirl your afternoon away in our tasting room, and enjoy delicious meals at Bistro Polaris.

Our Bed and Breakfast in Michigan is located on the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula, just 12 miles north of downtown Traverse City. Book your room today, and enjoy a fall getaway like no other! Read more

Summer adventures are just around the corner. If you’re ready to make unforgettable memories and have plenty of fun adventures, then it’s time you experienced one of the top-rated Traverse City wineries, Black Star Farms. Black Star Farms, whose flagship location is just outside of downtown Traverse City on the Leelanau Peninsula, is a leading wine and culinary destination in Michigan.

Though there are plenty of great Traverse City wineries to enjoy on the Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas, not to mention in downtown Traverse City itself, nothing compares to the experience you’ll find at Black Star Farms. Whether joining us at our flagship Suttons Bay Tasting room or Old Mission tasting room, you’ll enjoy a unique wine-tasting experience. Don’t forget our fruit-based spirits made in our distillery, too!

Though Black Star Farms is one of the leading Traverse City wineries, a visit here is about so much more than the wine (and spirits!). You’ll also find an unparalleled opportunity for rest and relaxation at this top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Michigan. This unique estate sits on 160 gorgeous acres about 15 minutes from Traverse City, where you’ll find ample onsite recreation, unbeatable hospitality, and a truly restful destination with everything you need for a summer vacation.

If you’re ready to experience the best of Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula, it’s time to visit Black Star Farms. Book your room at our top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Michigan today!

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As the largest city in northern Michigan, it’s probably no surprise that there are a lot of great things to do in Traverse City and the surrounding areas. From enjoying time spent on the stunning Grand Traverse Bay to wine tasting on the Leelanau Peninsula, which is located just north of the city, it’s truly a unique destination worth experiencing in 2023. Though summer is our peak travel season, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Traverse City and surrounding areas in all four seasons.

Whenever you visit, you can expect plenty of stunning natural beauty and warm hospitality, especially when you make our Bed and Breakfast in Traverse City your home away from home. Though we’re located just 13 miles north of the city, we offer a completely different an experience from traditional urban lodging. With an on-site winery, restaurant, and various activities at Black Star Farms, it’s easy to see why we’re often rated as one of the best places to stay in Traverse City and the surrounding area.

One of the key benefits of being 13 miles away from Traverse City is that we’re far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city to relax, unwind, and enjoy the kind of getaway you deserve – yet we’re close enough for you to enjoy the best things to do in Traverse City, too. If you’re ready for the adventure of a lifetime, book your room at Black Star Farms, and discover why we’re considered one of the best places to stay in Traverse City! Read more