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Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Our family did a wine tour through Grand Traverse Tours and Brys was our last stop. They were very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Drizzt
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United States
via mobile
Best Red

Most of the northern Michigan wineries make decent white wines, but Brys also has some good reds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
11SJ987
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Columbus, Ohio
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Welcome to Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery. Spanning 91 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 our 58,000 vines planted less than...more
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3309 Blue Water Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-8561
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family did a wine tour through Grand Traverse Tours and Brys was our last stop. They were very warm and welcoming. I want to say a special thank you to our host,Keven, who was very knowledgeable in both how to make the wine and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Drizzt
T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to reflect on your recent experience with us! We're so glad you had an enjoyable time and that our team made you feel so welcome. Have a very happy holiday season!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most of the northern Michigan wineries make decent white wines, but Brys also has some good reds! Nice tasting area and great shop, almost impossible to leave without buying wine to take home. For us this is a must on a Peninsula tour, and they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate you taking the time to reflect on your experience with us! So glad you choose to visit Brys Estate and are able to enjoy our wines. Cheers to you!

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We arrived early in the day 11:00 to visit the secret garden on the property. The sign out front said the garden was open, but it wasn't, so we went up to the tasting room where they showed us that they had products from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Lisa, for sharing your experience with us here on Trip Advisor! We truly appreciate it and we look forward to you visiting us again!

Reviewed 31 October 2018

I was here yesterday, Tuesday afternoon, in the last week of October. There were about 6 other people doing wine tasting. Upon my arrival, I was asked to pay, upfront, the $8 for the wine tasting. I felt like a criminal. The people next to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rob S
T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Rob. We're very sorry to hear that you left our winery upset. It was absolutely not our intention to make you feel uncomfortable about the collection of your wine tasting payment. It is our policy for our staff to collect payment for tastings before...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We had such a great time here! We opted for the Wine Wagon tour and our wagoneer, Erick, was great! Very informative and engaging. The wine offered here is awesome too... normally on a wine tour there’s at least one I don’t like but I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing about your visit to our winery and your experience on our Wine Wagon Tour & Tasting! So glad you had a great time and enjoyed the wines. We appreciate you taking the time to post such a kind review...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I did the wine wagon tour yesterday with a couple of friends and my parents. It was such an awesome experience! Would definitely recommend it to any wine lover. Our guide Erick was super fun and very informative. Also have been a member of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you so much, Rachel! We're so glad you all enjoyed your Fall Wine Wagon Tour & Tasting experience. Cheers to you!

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this winery around Noon on a Friday. It was not crowded. We did their special where you can taste 5 wines and you get a souvenir glass for $10. The wines were really good and we ended up buying some bottles at the end....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We appreciate you taking the time to reflect on your experience with us. So glad you enjoyed yourselves! You're welcome anytime. Cheers to you!

Reviewed 18 October 2018

We stopped in for a wine tasting on the last day of our trip. We were warmly greeted and shown to the tasting bar where the hostess told us a little about the winery and handed us a list of available varietals. We selected a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you so much, Steven, for taking a moment to reflect on your visit and share a kind review! It is appreciated beyond words! Cheers to you!

Reviewed 17 October 2018

I highly recommend the wagon winery tour. Keven was a great tour guide, showing us different parts of the vineyards and winery buildings, including the farmhouse front porch, gift store, and pressing and barrel rooms. We sampled several (5-6!) different wines throughout the 2-hour event....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

So glad you enjoyed your Fall Wine Wagon Tour & Tasting experience! We thank you for taking the time to reflect and share a kind review! Cheers to you!

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped by on a nice Saturday afternoon. I guess we shouldn't have been surprised but it was totally overcrowded. They just kept letting people in with really no where to sit. Not sure what their plan was. We left. Didn't even get to try...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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T_Lopiccolo, Guest Relations Manager at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hi Woody, we're terribly sorry that you didn't get to spend more time with us on Saturday. If you could believe it, Saturdays in October are the busiest days of the year for all of the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula. We do our best...More

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502Sally1959
30 May 2017|
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Response from T_Lopiccolo | Property representative |
Hello! At Brys Estate we grow 8 different grape varietals; Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Gewürztraminer. I invite you to visit our website to learn about the kinds of... More
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frogtog2
10 July 2016|
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Response from Kathy K | Reviewed this property |
There is a small, five dollar charge which they apply to your wine purchase!! Wine club members taste for free!
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