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Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

3309 Blue Water Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
+1 231-223-9303
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Beautiful!!!

Went on the upper deck for a glass of wine....oh my....spectacular! Have a 6 month old & 4 year old... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
fredkwit
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Relaxing afternoon

We spent a relaxing afternoon here for a wine tasting (with a souvenir glass), and dining on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jessalayne
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Welcome to Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery. Spanning 91 acres, Brys Estate is one of the largest contiguous winery estates on Old Mission Peninsula. Opened in 2005, we're a family-run business that crafts wines from our 58,000 vines planted less than a mile from Lake Michigan. The Brys experience includes an old-world tasting room, unique Upper Deck with Bridge Above the Vines, and a barn-turned-guest house that offers panoramic views of the bay and Old Mission Peninsula.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“great wine” (29 reviews)
“tasting room” (38 reviews)
“glass of wine” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3309 Blue Water Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686
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+1 231-223-9303
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went on the upper deck for a glass of wine....oh my....spectacular! Have a 6 month old & 4 year old too. Enjoyed every bit of it! This is my favorite vineyard in TC. Visited the secret garden store too. So impressed with their lavender farm...More

Thank fredkwit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a relaxing afternoon here for a wine tasting (with a souvenir glass), and dining on the elevated porch. Stop by the hidden garden while here.

Thank Jessalayne
Reviewed 1 week ago

‘Ello chaps! The Traverse City area is a hidden gem for wine lovers. Most people think of Napa Valley for the best of the best, but boy are they missing out. There are dozens of wineries in the Traverse City area, each offering their own...More

Thank HerbertEdgewood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brys focuses on the wine and their grounds. It was a great location for tasting because they also involve some education of their processes in the midst of tasting. When done tasting, you can order platters and sit on their porch overlooking the winery. There...More

Thank Timothy D
T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Timothy, for sharing about your recent visit with us! High quality wine, and a high quality customer experience are indeed our goals at Brys Estate! We do hope you thoroughly enjoyed your visit, and we appreciate you taking the time to write this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Wine Tour and Wines to enjoy!! Breathtaking View of the Vineyard! Wonderful Guides! Must See!!

Thank WiggizGrl62
T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind review! We hope for the chance to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wines here are some of the best in the area. I am partial to whites and really liked the Riesling (usually not one of my favorites). We tried their rose nicknamed the "porch pounder" because it is a great summer wine 80% Pinot and...More

Thank Mary Jo K
T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Mary Jo, for sharing a bit about your experience at our winery and our Secret Garden! We appreciate the kind review and for recommending us as a place to visit again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great wines especially the Pinot Noir! Also a great property with small plates and outdoor seating. We stayed at the guest house a couple of years ago also and it was amazing!

Thank Michele33657
T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing such kind words! We appreciate your continuous support! Hope to have you visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a beautiful afternoon with wine and a meat and cheese tray on the upper deck taking in the view. Try their Signature Rosé. Better than your average Rosé.More

Thank dhlevin
T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a kind review of your visit to Brys! So glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us on the upper deck with a cheese & charcuterie board and a glass of our crisp...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an OK experience at this winery. We walked into the main lobby - a big dark room with a large bar straight ahead. Several people were already at the bar with only 2 servers. When we asked the "check-out" clerk about a wine...More

Thank cincygirl101
T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for providing us feedback in regard to your most recent visit to our tasting room. We're very sorry that you felt in any way unwelcomed at Brys, and that found your experience disappointing. We take reviews like yours very seriously and have...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite wineries. Stay for a bite to eat, the charcuterie board was fabulous, and of course, enjoy a glass of wine out on the back patio. The view is amazing, you can pretend you're in France!

Thank Kat26S
T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking a moment to leave a kind review of your recent visit to Brys. We're honored to be one of your favorites, and we hope for the chance to welcome you back again soon! Cheers!

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502Sally1959
30 May 2017|
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Response from T_Lopiccolo | Property representative |
Hello! At Brys Estate we grow 8 different grape varietals; Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Gewürztraminer. I invite you to visit our website to learn about the kinds of... More
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frogtog2
10 July 2016|
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Response from Kathy K | Reviewed this property |
There is a small, five dollar charge which they apply to your wine purchase!! Wine club members taste for free!
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