Michigan fall colors on the Leelanau Peninsula while enjoying the best Traverse City wine tours and the top wineries in Traverse City

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!

Friends drinking wine and enjoying food on the best Traverse City wine tours this fall

Don’t Miss These Traverse City Wine Tours

Though we encourage everyone to get out of downtown Traverse City and escape to the beautiful countryside of the Leelanau Peninsula, where you’ll enjoy not only one of the best wineries in Traverse City but also the top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Michigan, we also understand that not everyone has enough time to do that. In that case, we encourage you to take Traverse City wine tours.

The right Traverse City wine tours will not only take you to some delicious wineries in Traverse City, but they will also introduce you to the expansive world of Michigan wineries and leave you yearning to come back for an even deeper exploration sometime in the (near) future.

There are more than 40 wineries in the Traverse City region, so if you’re looking for a wine-forward getaway, this stunning destination has plenty of things to see, do, and taste. Wine tasting is, of course, just one of the many great things to do in Traverse City. The benefit of taking Traverse City wine tours goes far beyond getting to know the area and its wineries. It also means you don’t have to do any planning, and you have a designated driver on hand for your wine-tasting adventure!

Whatever your reason for choosing a tour over a self-guided adventure, here are the top Traverse City wine tours to consider.

  1. Perhaps one of the most unique and beautiful Traverse City wine tours worth taking this fall is the Grand Traverse Bike Tour. You will get to bike through some of the most beautiful fall scenery in this part of Michigan and sample plenty of delicious wine as you travel the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail.
  2. When it comes to fun and engaging Traverse City wine tours, few beat those offered by Traverse City Wine and Beer Tours. They offer fantastic insight into wineries in Traverse City – and breweries! – and they offer a range of fun join-in tours or private tours.
  3. The Magic Shuttle Bus is another option for join-in or private Traverse City wine tours. These tours focus on the opposite side of Traverse Bay on the Old Mission Peninsula, offering you a different area for wine tasting in the Traverse City area.

Many of these Traverse City wine tours are perfect whether you’re in the area on a couple’s getaway, traveling with your best girlfriends, or perhaps in town for pre-wedding celebrations. If you’d like help choosing the best tour for you and making arrangements for an afternoon of fun, don’t hesitate to contact us!

People on the patio enjoy wine tasting at one of the best wineries in Traverse City

The Best Wineries in Traverse City

Now that you’re starting to get a taste of the top wineries in Traverse City, it’s time to leave these Traverse City wine tours behind and head out to the Leelanau Peninsula. There, you’ll find our flagship winery – and one of the leading wineries in Traverse City. Here, in the heart of Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula, you’ll find not only the best winery but also our top-rated Bed and Breakfast in Michigan.

Black Star Farms, a breathtaking 160-acre oasis on the Leelanau Peninsula, is one of the most awarded wineries in Traverse City. We’ve been hand-crafting and perfecting our wine since opening in 1998, and today, we offer more than 50 unique wines and European-style brandies. Here, there’s something for every palate to enjoy, which is one of the many reasons we’re considered one of the best wineries in Traverse City.

Our Suttons Bay Tasting room is the original flagship location of Black Star Farms. Here, you’ll find a spacious tasting room, a beautiful outdoor terrace with gorgeous views to complement your wine, and a beautiful 160-acre estate that’s yours to explore. We also have a tasting room and winery on the Old Mission Peninsula, conveniently located only minutes from downtown Traverse City.

Regardless of which tasting room you visit, one sip is all it will take to understand why we’re one of the best wineries in Traverse City. If you want to elevate your wine-tasting experience, we invite you to enjoy our top-tier wine-tasting experiences. This premium tasting features five of our most coveted wines, including a traditional method bubbly, limited-production reds, and an ice wine-inspired finale to round out the experience. We also offer estate and wine tours for an in-depth look at our history and operations.

Though we may rank as one of the best wineries in Traverse City, that is only one reason to make the trek to our flagship Sutton’s Bay location. It’s also a remarkable place to relax, unwind, and enjoy the best of our Michigan paradise. Sink into one of our ten well-appointed guest rooms and get ready for a transformative weekend like no other. Book your room at our stunning Bed and Breakfast in Michigan today!