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2 Lads Winery

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Address: 16985 Smokey Hollow Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9749
Phone Number:
+1 231-223-7722
Today
11:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
Fee: Yes
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2 Lads Winery is a small production facility located on Old Mission...

2 Lads Winery is a small production facility located on Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Michigan. We currently have 23 acres of established vineyards. We specialize in cool climate dry red and sparkling wines and have small runs of white wines to round out the lot. Sustainably farming our land is paramount to the health of our soil, vines and grapes at 2 Lads Winery. Come taste the difference.

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Best view hands down...really like their reds! The Pinto Noir was excellent and the Cab Franc is my new favorite.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
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Carleton, Michigan
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Buena Park, California
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

At the tip of the wine trail. Great view of the bay from the tasting room. Wines were ok. Didn't think there was anything special we tasted. Staff was knowledgable and polite.

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Carleton, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Best view hands down...really like their reds! The Pinto Noir was excellent and the Cab Franc is my new favorite.

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Thank dnjoni
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Very friendly and knowledge staff. This winery produces excellent wines. Great place to have a glass of wine and snacks. Modern building with a great view. A winery to visit.

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Thank Linda M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A great sampling experience here, our waiter went above and beyond to explain the wine-making process. The building is cool too! I did buy some wine to enjoy at home - it was excellent!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was the second stop on my vineyard tour. The view of the Bay is fantastic! The building is very industrial-modern. Different than what I'm used to. Did a wine tasting--wines very good. The server was pleasant enough, but didn't really spend much time with me. I did make some purchases in the gift shop & got the tasting for... More 

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Thank Linda B
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The winery is atop a hill with a great view of East Traverse bay. A very nice selection of red and white wines s available for tasting or purchase. Also serve a variety of wine appropriate cheeses and other snacks

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I don't live here YET, but will in the next couple of years. My sister has a second home here so I am lucky enough to visit often. My first ever wine tasting experience was here and I come back every year to see & taste whats new.

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Thank Linda L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We did a wine tasting here and it had wonderful views of the water. The sparkling wine and the Pinot noir were amazing.

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Thank Actingman03
Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were in Traverse City for a friends wedding, we had time to kill. We were directed to the 2 Lads Winery and it was well worth the visit. The staff was very friendly, and knowledgeable. Having never had Michigan wine before, I was bit suspicious, but to my delight the Cabernet Franc and the Pinot Noir were very good.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

After being at a few very crowded wineries on a Saturday afternoon, 2 Lads was a surprise because they take your name and place you at the tasting table when it's your turn. It was very organized. The young man who served us was very knowledgeable. I recommend this beautiful winery.

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