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2 Lads Winery

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Address: 16985 Smokey Hollow Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9749
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+1 231-223-7722
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11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
Fee: Yes
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2 Lads Winery is a small production facility located on Old Mission...

2 Lads Winery is a small production facility located on Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Michigan. We currently have 23 acres of established vineyards. We specialize in cool climate dry red and sparkling wines and have small runs of white wines to round out the lot. Sustainably farming our land is paramount to the health of our soil, vines and grapes at 2 Lads Winery. Come taste the difference.

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New modern winery

Great red wines but too expensive. Higher priced than Russian valley river in CA. Very good wines. New modern facility. Nice tastes provided.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2015
bjorn5555
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Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Great red wines but too expensive. Higher priced than Russian valley river in CA. Very good wines. New modern facility. Nice tastes provided.

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Ohio City, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

The building is very modern with large windows overlooking the gorgeous view. The view itself is worth stopping for the tastings. The tastings were advertised 5 for $5, but we received about 7 after asking the staff what their favorites were. The staff is GREAT - very friendly and helpful. I thought the wine was good, but maybe a couple... More 

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Thank 59sunseeker
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

My sister and I started our rainy day Tuesday wine tour here because it received great reviews on FB and TA. The winery tasting room has a beautiful view and a very modern look. The wines were very good as well. We had a very bad experience with the tasting room staff, but I have since discussed it with one... More 

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2LadsWinery, Public Relations Manager at 2 Lads Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm so glad you contacted us about your tasting room experience with a chance to do something about it, and that you will give us another shot next time you're in town. We appreciate the chance to make it right. More 

Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Our server Marguerite was newer to her position but she was attentive, knowledgable, patient with our question and friendly. She represented this winery well. Our tastes for their wine only lead us to purchase one bottle and we actually found pricing to be a tad steep..Probably would visit a different winery next time we are in the area.

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Thank glee4533
Detroit, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

We started our wine tour at 2 Lads and headed south. We were not disappointed. The building is very contemporary. Great drive up appeal and incredible views. Best of all--friendly servers and great wine! Put this one at the top of your list.

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Thank rosie
Darien, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

2 Lad is located on top of a hill overlooking the east bay. The tasting room has wonderful window floor to ceiling behind the tasting bar which make this a place to visit. The wines are good, but a bit pricey.

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Thank Donald N
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

An awesome view awaits at this winery. The building itself along with the interior are also quite attractive. The staff was very nice and very helpful. The tastings are $5 for five tastes. That $5 is forgiven if you purchase 2 bottles of wine. I bought a bottle of 2014 Sparkling Riesling which was very good. In fact it was... More 

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Thank Chris H
St. Charles IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

5 delicious tastings in this gorgeous winery. Unique artsy feel to the setting. Excellent and knowledgeable pourer made our visit so enjoyable. Highly recommend 2 Lads!

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Thank creekwalk17
Southfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Another lovely winery in Traverse City. The scenery is beautiful with great views of the Bay. I enjoyed the wine tasting and purchased the Sparkling Riesling.

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Thank Mildred H
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

What a view you get from 2 Lads! A modern tasting room is a nice chance from the rest of the tasting rooms in the area. Very knowledgeable staff with very good recommendations for their wines and other stops along the way based on our wine preference. Even on a rainy overcast day this was a great view. Went first... More 

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