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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
Reserve a table at Brys Estate and enjoy Tasting Towers (wine flight), glasses of wine, Frosé, Spiked Hot Apple Cider, and cheese & charcuterie boards.  Click here for our complete menu.

Currently we are offering table service only. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Maximum table size is 6

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 for walk-in availablility. No call-ahead seating.

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For exclusive Wine Club Member booking options
CLICK HERE!

Lawn Bar (Weather Permitting)
Join us for a glass of wine at our NEW Lawn Bar! No reservations needed!

Relax outside with a glass of wine, Frosé, or Spiked Hot Apple Cider 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. Sorry, no pets. 

For more information and current Lawn Bar status 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 table reservation 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. In the case of inclement weather, reservations will be accommodated inside the winery. If seating is indoors, all guests will be required to have their temperatures taken via a contact-less thermometer wand prior to entering the winery. Any guest with a temperature of 100.4 F or higher will not be allowed to enter. For more information about our current health & safety practices CLICK HERE.

For FAQs related to our current operations please CLICK HERE.

Current Hours

Through October 31

Open Daily: 11am- 6:30pm

Reserved Table
Wine flights, wine by the glass, Frosé, Spiked Hot Apple Cider and cheese & charcuterie boards.
Click HERE to book online. 

Lawn Bar
Wine by the glass, Frosé, Spiked Hot Apple Cider, and snack boxes. No reservations needed! Learn more HERE!

November 1 - December 31

Open Daily: 11am - 5pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Reserved Table
Wine flights, wine by the glass, Frosé, Spiked Hot Apple Cider and cheese & charcuterie boards.
Click HERE to book online. 

*Hours and offerings after December 31st are currently in development. Please check back for updates.


Visiting With Children

Children (and other guests under 21) are welcome to visit the winery. When making a reservation please include them in your guest count. Non-alcoholic beverage options are available.

Pet Policy

Sorry, pets are not allowed in the winery, on the Upper Deck, or at the Lawn Bar. 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.