Petoskey Area Blog

Wineries You’ll Want to Visit

A special kind of cold hardy grape in this special area is why our local wineries are so popular. While you’re here, be sure to visit the tasting rooms in one — or a few. We even have companies who will do the driving for you.  Relax, sip, savor and take home your glass as a souvenir.

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Topics: Wineries

Posted on September 19, 2019

Cheers to Wine Month in the Petoskey Area

May in northern Michigan is such a beautiful time of year with buds popping out and the grass greening in. Our hiking and biking trails are nearly clear of snow and soon we’ll have mushrooms and trillium coming up. Along with all that, May is also Wine Month in Michigan and we are making the most of this in the Petoskey Area!

What’s up with the wineries?

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Topics: Wine, Wineries

Posted on April 22, 2019

Drink in the Petoskey Area on a Winery or Brewery Visit

The Petoskey Area has welcomed several wineries and breweries recently, making it a destination for lovers of craft beers and connoisseurs of wine. Start your trip planning here. Cheers!

Beards Brewery is a small microbrewery focusing on a craft brew experience. In its first few years, they have created over 100 delicious recipes inspired by local, seasonal products of northern Michigan. The...

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Topics: Wineries, Breweries

Posted on September 07, 2016

Great Tastes are Trending in the Petoskey Area

For everyone from the casual gourmet to the sophisticated foodie, the Petoskey Area is a diner’s paradise. In addition to the many top-notch restaurants and eateries in the region, there are also several establishments that offer farm-to-table freshness and tastes that can’t be found anywhere else. These make up the Petoskey Area Culinary Trail.

Farm markets

Several of our communities host...

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Topics: Culinary, Wineries, Breweries, Farm Markets, Dining

Posted on August 08, 2016

Tempting Tastes are Coming to the Petoskey Area

The culinary choices in the Petoskey Area are growing as new food related businesses have opened all over the place. Plus, a new tap room is soon to be on the scene in Boyne City, and a winery is popping up in Petoskey. Check out our list of some of the newer and yet-to-be opened restaurants and such in the area. The flavors are delicious and the delightful towns are worth a visit.


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Topics: Wineries, Breweries, Restaurants, Dining

Posted on March 23, 2016

Petoskey Area Farm Markets Serve N. Michigan’s Best

It’s already October and fall is in full swing. What better way to enjoy the crisp autumn breeze and vibrant colors than a visit to the Petoskey Area. There’s no better place to pick up some fresh autumn produce, then relax over local wines or craft brews.

Our beautiful lakeside resort communities — Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor and Boyne City — are located smack dab in the middle of...

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Topics: Fall in northern Michigan, Wineries, Breweries, Farm Markets, Things to do in the fall

Posted on October 14, 2015