The “Big Grape” Bus Tour
November 11th, 2017
Join us for a day of wine, food and fun as you travel by deluxe motor coach from one Wine Trail winery to another, four in all. Each winery will be featuring one of their best wines paired with culinary delights for you to enjoy. You will receive five additional wine samples at each winery along with a souvenir wine glass to keep. Following the day of wine and food pairings, we will check into the Marriott at Eagle Crest in Ypsilanti followed by a buffet dinner, live music and dancing. This is one event you won’t want to miss!
Ticket sales for this event are closed. Tickets are non refundable. Event check-in is at the Marriott at Eagle Crest in Ypsilanti from 8:30-8:45AM. Buses will depart the Marriott at 9AM.
Holiday Open House
December 9th-10th, 2017
Take the weekend to enjoy a wonderful drive along the SE Michigan Pioneer Wine Trail and stop at any of our nine wineries to sample and select wines for your holiday celebrations. The wineries will offer chips and dips at each location and welcome you with a smile and of course, wine! This is a great weekend to pick up gifts for family and friends and to try some new things that you may enjoy too. This is a free/no ticket event, just our way of thanking you for doing some of your holiday shopping with us.
Valentine’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend
February 10th-11th, 2018
Guests may choose to visit one or all the participating wineries along the Pioneer Wine Trail over the Valentine weekend, sampling Michigan made wines and enjoying different chocolate delights at each winery along the way. The chocolate treats are free but tasting fee’s will apply at each winery and this is a “no fee/no ticket, self-driven event. Maybe stay at a romantic B&B so that you can visit part of the wineries Saturday and part of them on Sunday and enjoy a leisurely ride through the Irish Hills and up into the Jackson area. The hours for this event are Saturday from 11:00 – 6:00 and Sunday from 12:00 – 5:00 regardless of each wineries individual tasting room hours.
** Flying Otter Winery will not be participating in this event**
Art Along the Trail
May 5th & 6th, 2018
If you love art, wine and food – this event is for you! This is a self-driven tour and we suggest that you consider staying at one of the many B&B’s or hotels in the area so you can take your time to enjoy all nine wineries along the trail over the course of two days. You will receive a souvenir glass that you will use throughout your tour when you check-in at your first winery. Each winery will be featuring a new release wine paired with a wonderful food selection and five additional wine samples! The wineries will also have some type of artist (possibly musicians, poets, sculptors, book writers and more).
Ticket sales end at Midnight on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 or when sold out. The official hours for this event are 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday regardless of each wineries individual tasting room hours.