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Our Tasting Room

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Step back in time and enjoy a pure Michigan experience when you visit Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, a 91 acre estate on Old Mission Peninsula - reborn.

Sample our international award winning and estate grown wines in our beautiful brick and mahogany tasting room. Take a look into our intimate vaulted barrel and cask rooms where we age our red wines, or enjoy a glass of your favorite wine on our beautiful Upper Deck overlooking the vineyard and East Bay. Soak in the beautiful scenery of Old Mission Peninsula as you sip among the vines!

Standard Wine Tasting - $8

Enjoy a delightful sampling of the many varieties of world-class wines produced at Brys Estate. Sample 5 wines for $8 per person. Additional wine tastes available for $2 each. Current wine club members and up to 4 guests receive complimentary wine tastings. Standard Wine Tastings are offered most weekdays and Sundays throughout the year. On days in which out tastings are set up this way, Progressive Wine Tastings will not be offered. 

Progressive Wine Tasting - $10

On select peak visitor days, enjoy a tasting and self guided walking tour through our tasting room, barrel room, production areas and cask room. Tasting includes 5 wine samples of your choice and a souvenir stemless glass. Current wine club members and up to 4 guests receive complimentary wine tastings. Progressive Wine Tastings are offered most Saturdays and holiday weekends through the spring, summer and fall. On days in which our tastings are set up in this way, Standard Wine Tastings will not be offered. 

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

Group Wine Tasting (8-22 guests)

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.  For options and availability for groups greater than 22, please contact us.

Wine by the Glass, Frosé, &
Cheese & Charcuterie Boards

Enjoy a glass of your favorite Brys wine, Frosé, and our delicious food items in our tasting room lounge, on the Elevated Lawn, or on our beautiful Upper Deck overlooking the vineyard and East Bay (open seasonally). 

Corn Hole

Enjoy a glass of wine and play a yard game on our elevated lawn overlooking the vineyard (offered seasonally).

Premium Tasting Experiences

Wine Wagon Tour & Tasting
Explore 5 unique locations throughout the 91-acre estate via open sided electric shuttle during this 2-hour immersive wine tour & tasting. Tour includes 7 wine samples, souvenir crystal logo glass, wine glass holder lanyard, and bottled water. Held Saturdays at 11am, 1:30pm, and 4pm. Advance reservation required.

Winemaker Tour & Tasting
A private tour and wine tasting experience with our award winning winemaker Coenraad Stassen. During this 90 minute event, cheese & charcuterie will be served. Weekdays April - August. Subject to winemaker availability and minimum 48 hour advance reservation.

Guest Accommodations

Looking to extend your vineyard visit? Book a stay at our private guesthouse and sleep amongst the vines!

2019-2020 Hours

WINTER 2019-2020
November 3rd, 2019 - February 27th, 2020
Open Daily 11am-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day.

SPRING 2020
February 28th - May 22nd
Friday & Saturday 11am-6pm
Sunday-Thursday 11am-5pm
Closed Easter Sunday - April 12th.

SUMMER 2020
May 23rd - September 6th
Monday-Saturday 11am-7pm
Sunday 11am-6pm
Note we will be open 11am-7pm on the following Sundays:  May 24th and September 6th.

FALL 2020
September 7th - October 31st
Friday & Saturday 11am-7pm
Sunday-Thursday 11am-6pm


Pet Policy

Please note that due to health code restictions, pets are not allowed in our tasting room or on our patio or Upper Deck.  Only service dogs with a valid license are permitted in these areas. Dogs are welcome in our Elevated Lawn, a grassy area adjacent to the winery, as long as they are leashed and properly cleaned up after. 

Outside Food & Bottle Consumption Not Permitted

Thank you for being considerate of this policy.

Directions to the winery

From Traverse City, take M-37 north 10 miles. Turn right at Blue Water Road. The entrance to Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery is ¼ mile down on the left.