Apr 6, 2015

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Explore Good Wine Country With Traverse City Wine Tasting Packages

Explore Good Wine Country With Traverse City Wine Tasting Packages

When we think of good wine, we have a tendency to think of France or Italy. If your thoughts wander to North America, it is to the wine regions of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada and to Napa Valley in California. Yet, while once true, this no longer the only places in North America you can turn to. These are not the sole regions where wineries are producing excellent product. If you have any doubt, simply book one of the several available Traverse City Wine Tasting Packages.

Where Is Traverse City?

Traverse City is found in the region known as Grand Traverse Bay. Located in the state of Northern Michigan, Traverse City has long been recognized for its beautiful beaches and the fun-in-the-sun atmosphere that summer always brings. It has been part of what has been called the Cherry Coast for decades, but the City now is becoming increasingly known for its wine. In fact, in its location, Traverse City may well be the Wine Capital of Michigan. In fact, the region does produce anywhere between one-fourth and one-half of this state’s overall wine production.

The city has easy access to two major wine production areas. These are: the Leelanau Peninsula and the Old Mission Peninsula. Both regions are producers of quality wine – many varieties have established themselves with a reputation for quality at various national and international events.  This wine is not to be scorned as being “provincial.” It continues to go from strength-to-strength, winning prestigious awards. This has resulted in the creation trails as well as the offering of a chance to enjoy one of the Traverse City wine tasting packages operating within the city and its region.

What Do Traverse City Wine Tasting Packages Offer?

If you decide to take part in wine tasting, you are destined to head for the Old Mission Wineries. The Old Mission Winery Trail is part of at least one of the Traverse City wine tasting packages available. Deciding to follow the wine trail on the Old Mission Peninsula allows you assess to 8 wineries and their tasting facility.

On Leelanau Peninsula, if you have the time and can arrange through the available Traverse City wine tasting packages, you can visit 25 different wineries and vineyards. These offer you to taste everything from Chardonnays to Rieslings. Tours on the Leelanau Peninsula can be 4 hours or longer if you arrange it.

If you are smart, be sure to sign up for one of the Traverse City wine tasting packages during any of the area’s special events. This is one way to ensure you get the maximum sampling and tasting pleasure. If you are wine lover or want to learn more about the love affair people have with wine, going along on one of these special Traverse City wine tasting packages, can only improve your knowledge and love for wine.

If you want to explore the world of North American wine, why not visit the Grand Traverse Bay area of Northern Michigan and become part of one of Traverse City Wine Tasting Packages. As you make your way along the wine trails and visit wineries for tastings, you will discover that Wine and Beer Tours will not disappoint you.

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