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Chateau Chantal

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An aerial view of Chateau Chantal in Traverse City, Michigan

MICHIGAN

Traverse City
Chateau Chantal

www.chateauchantal.com

Inside the Monet Suite at Chateau Chantal in Traverse City, Michigan

Dividing Lake Michigan's Traverse Bay, Old Mission Peninsula is the place to go when you want to get away from the grind of daily life. Although it's home to only eight wineries, it's an official American Viticultural Area that produces Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Gewürztraminer. A long weekend here means you'll have enough time to get to know each winery well. We suggest you begin with Chateau Chantal and its variety of handcrafted wines. Along with an eleven-room bed-and-breakfast, the grounds are home to a cooking school, where demonstrations and hands-on classes include the opportunity to learn the art of pairing food and wine. Touring local wineries is a pleasant way to pass the time, especially when it is followed by a glass of house wine on the patio overlooking the bay.

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