This is the second wine/beer/spirits tour my wife and I have taken in the Traverse City area and both times we have used Traverse City Wine & Beer Tours. Both times they have been excellent!
Happy Hour Wine, Beer, Spirits Join-In Tour
For Those Who Like a Bit of Everything
Evening Join-In Tour
Safe and Reliable Transportation
Happy Hour Wine, Beer, Spirits Tour
Enjoy an evening join-in tour featuring beer, wine, hard cider, and spirits. Includes four or more stops in the Traverse City area. Makes for a great evening with friends, and meet new people along the way! Enjoy the drinks while we take care of getting you there and home safe.
This tour is mostly about beer but it has a little something for everyone
Three stops in the Traverse City area
Always a chance to grab great food along the way!
We take requests when you book online
Stops can include Right Brain Brewery, Rare Bird, Traverse City Whiskey, Grand Traverse Distillery, Filling Station, Workshop Brewery, Taproot Cider House and Mammoth Distillery
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$69 per person plus gratuity
Depending on your pick-up location, pick-up time can be up to an hour before the scheduled start time of the tour. We will send a text message the day before your tour to confirm a pick-up time and location
We pick up & drop off for free at any local Traverse City locations
7 days a week (except Easter, Thanksgiving, December 25, January 1)
Varied depending on bus size.
Vehicle size ranges from a 5-passenger SUV to a 32-passenger trolley. We use what we have available so vehicle size is not guaranteed.’
Pick-up and drop-off, transportation between stops. We also provide water & small snacks in the vehicles during your tour
Prices are varied by the venue and typically start in the $10 to $15 range and go up.
What to bring
Your I.D. if you plan to drink, even if you are way old enough, they will ask. Money for tasting fees, (about $7 per person, per stop). A small cooler if you wish for food & drinks (alcohol is allowed on bus)
Ask us about souvenir drink cups
What to Expect on a Join-In Tour
Everyone always asks what the join-in tours are like and we say the same thing every time. “Our join-in tours are a little quiet on the way to the first stop but on the way home everyone wants to live together forever!”
On the day of your join-in tour, we’ll pick you up for free at your Traverse City area hotel or rental before heading out to stop at the wineries, breweries, and distilleries of the area. Only interested in wine? No worries, we have something for almost everyone. We have tours that take in just wine, wine & beer, wine & spirits, and just breweries that also sell wine & hard cider. Our join-in tours will typically make 3 or 4 different stops on each tour.
There is always a chance to grab a little something to eat on most any tour. Sometimes due to time restrictions and the number of people at different venues, getting food can be difficult. Options can be as small as a piece of chocolate at a winery to a pizza at a brewery. We offer bottled water and chips on all tours and you are welcome to bring anything to eat to enjoy on our vehicles!
Our fleet features many different vehicles, so depending on the join-in tour size that day, you could be in a vehicle that fits 7 to 32 guests! Our vehicles are the newest (average age is 2.5 years) in town and extremely comfortable, no matter the size. The average size of our group tours is 14, some can be as big as 20-24 people on busier weekends. You can see pictures of our vehicles here on the Vehicles page(opens in a new tab).
To learn more about our tours, booking procedure and refund policy check out our FAQ page(opens in a new tab).
I have been going up to Traverse City since I have been a kid and have had a ton of good times, but going on the Traverse City Wine and Beer Tour was the best, most memorable, time that I have ever had! I all I can say is, Just Do It!
We had an absolutely amazing time with Traverse City Wine and Beer Tours. Our driver, Brian, was so much fun and made everything that much better. I will definitely be using this company again when my husband and I come up for an anniversary wine tour weekend. HIGHLY recommended!