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Group Wine Tasting

Enjoying a Wine Tasting

Group Wine Tasting Reservations

At Brys Estate groups of 8 to 22 guests are required to make reservations for wine tastings.  Group wine tasting reservations may be made through our online reservation system by clicking the "Book Now" button below.  Prepayment is not required when making a group reservation. For options and availability for groups greater than 22, please contact us.

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Groups arriving without a reservation may experience lengthy wait times for wine tastings or in some cases may not be able to be accomodated.  Reservations are not required for groups wishing to enjoy a glass of wine or cheese board on our Upper Deck or patio.


Wine Tasting Experiences


Standard Wine Tasting - $8 per person
Offered most weekdays and Sundays throughout the year. Tasting includes 5 wine samples of your choice and your reservation includes a designated bar and server. On days in which our tastings are set up this way, Progressive Wine Tastings will not be offered.  Group reservations are scheduled every 30 minutes. 

Progressive Wine Tasting - $10 per person
Offered most Saturdays and holiday weekends through the spring, summer and fall. Tasting includes 5 wine samples of your choice, a souvenir stemless glass, and a self guided walking tour through our tasting room, barrel room, production areas and cask room. On days in which our tastings are set up in this way, Standard Wine Tastings will not be offered. Group reservations are scheduled every 15 minutes. Some wait time is required between tastings. 

Review this PDF calendar to see what wine tasting experience will be offered on the day you wish to visit!

To expedite the check-in process for your group, we recommend organizing a single payment for your tasting fees.

Planning Your Visit

When visiting Brys Estate, groups can enjoy a wine tasting (reservation required), glasses of wine and cheese boards on our Upper Deck, a group photo overlooking the vineyard, a game of bocce ball or corn hole, or a visit to our Secret Garden. With all of these activities for guests to enjoy, we highly recommend a 1 to 1 ½ hour visit to Brys Estate.

Here are a couple example itineraries...

1 hour self-guided visit
25 minutes: Wine Tasting
5-10 minutes: Group photo overlooking the vineyard
5-10 minutes: Shopping at Winery
15-25 minutes: Visit to Secret Garden and gift shop

1 ½ hour self-guided visit
25 minutes: Wine Tasting
30-45 minutes: Wine by the Glass & Cheese Boards on our Upper Deck, Group Photo
5-10 minutes: Shopping at Winery
15-25 minutes: Visit to Secret Garden and gift shop

Upper Deck & Patio Seating

Reservations are not required for groups wishing to enjoy glasses of wine on our upper deck or outdoor patio. Please note tables are first come first served, no reservations. Visit this page for more information about our seasonal outdoor seating.

Modifying or Cancelling Your Reservation

Please be considerate of other group reservations by arriving at your scheduled time. If your group is running behind, please call the winery at (231) 223-9303. If you need to modify or cancel your reservation please do so within 24 hours by calling us or following the instructions included in your original confirmation email. 

Considerations

We ask that you consider the experience of other Brys guests by refraining from crude language and keeping the group's volume at an appropriate level. Innappropriate bachelorette accessories are not permitted. Thank you for helping us make everyone's experience at our winery a relaxing and enjoyable one! 

Maximum Group Size

Due to our limited facility space, we cannot accommodate a group greater than 22 people.