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Welcome to Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

Spanning 111 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 out 58,000 vines planted less than a mile from Lake Michigan. The Brys experience includes an old-world tasting room, unique Upper Deck with panoramic views of our expansive vineyards and East Grand Traverse Bay, a barn-turned-guest house, and serene Secret Garden with gift shop.


Reserved Table: Upper Deck & Patio
Our newly expanded "Upper Deck" sits elevated above the vineyard rows and allows guests to take in spectacular views of the vineyard and East Grand Traverse Bay.   Guests on the Upper Deck may enjoy a Tasting Tower, a glass of wine or Frosé, or a cheese & charcuterie board.  Click here for our complete Upper Deck & Patio menu.

Currently we are offering table service only on our Upper Deck and Patio. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Maximum group size 6. Multiple table bookings for a single party not permitted.

Groups of 7-12, CLICK HERE for options.

Our online reservation system shows real-time availability. Guests arriving without a reservation will be seated on a first-come-first-serve basis. Check with our host outside the main entrance for walk-in availablility. No call-ahead seating.

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For exclusive Wine Club Member booking options CLICK HERE!


NEW: Lawn Bar (Open Friday - Sunday)
Join us for a glass of wine at our NEW Lawn Bar! No reservations needed!

Relax outside with a glass of wine or Frosé in one of our white Adirondack chairs or grab a lawn bar table and take in the beautiful vineyard views.  At the Lawn Bar, each wine by the glass and Frosé sold includes a souvenir stemless logo glass for guests to keep. Wine Country Snack Boxes are also available for purchase. Maximum group size 12.

Weather permitting.  Sorry, no pets.  For more information click here!


Wine Tastings
Due to current social distancing requirements, our Main Tasting Bar and Barrel Room Tasting Bar are currently closed for traditional wine tastings.  Guests booking a reservation on our Upper Deck & Patio may enjoy our new Tasting Tower, which includes five 1.5 oz wine samples of your choosing.


COVID-19 Requirements

All guests must wear a face mask to enter the building and while moving throughout the building. Face masks may be removed once seated at a table. Tables are spaced 6' apart, and we ask that all guests maintain the same distance from other patrons as much as possible. For more information about our current health & safety practices CLICK HERE.

For FAQs related to our reopening please CLICK HERE.

Current Hours

June 10th - September 7th

Open Daily: 11am- 6:30pm

Upper Deck & Patio
Wine flights, wine by the glass, Frosé, and cheese & charcuterie boards. Table service only.
Reservations strongly encouraged. Click HERE to book online. 

Lawn Bar (Friday - Sunday Only)
Wine by the glass, Frosé, and snack boxes.  No reservations needed! Learn more HERE!

Also open for curbside order pick-up and to-go bottle purchases.

*Hours and offerings after September 7th are currently in development. Please check back for updates.


Pet Policy

Sorry, pets are not allowed. Only service dogs with a valid license are permitted.

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.