Small Plates


– tickets are non-refundable –


Dine with Leelanau Winemakers!

The next wildly popular Small Plates events—intimate progressive dinners along the trail—are Thursday, May 30, 2019 and Thursday, August 15, 2019. Enjoy a glass of wine paired with a gourmet tapas dish in the tasting rooms of up to three wineries during this unique dinner event that happens just twice per year! Many wineries partner with local chefs to prepare and serve each delicious pairing. Culinary aficionados will enjoy this upscale, gourmet dining experience.

May 30 Menu

Amoritas Vineyards: Monte Cristo Slider with a Mushroom Ragout Canapé by Chef Bryon from Fig’s paired with Semi-Dry Riesling and Chardonnay

Aurora Cellars: Chicken Saltimbuca: Chicken Breast rolled with Prosciutto & Fresh Sage with Caesar Salad paired with choice of Bianco or Rosso

Bel Lago Vineyards & Winery: Succulent Organic Chicken Breast with a Buttery Lemon Garlic Wine Sauce with a Vegetable Medley paired with Pinot Grigio

Black Star Farms: Veal Osso Bucco Ravioli, Housemade Beet Pasta filled with Shredded Osso Bucco Meat, Porcini Mushrooms, Black Truffle Raclette Cheese, Heirloom Carrot Coulis and Micro Basil paired with Vintners Select Pinot Noir

Cherry Republic Winery: Shrimp Basil and Spinach Risotto with Fresh Lemon Cherry Bread paired with Cherry White

45 North Vineyard & Winery: Pork Meatball Banh Mi with Pickled Vegetables and Hot Chili Mayo served with a Cold Soba Noodle Salad with a Ginger Lime Vinaigrette paired with a flight of Rieslings

Laurentide Winery: Asparagus & Brie Puff Pastry Tart paired with 2017 Sauvignon Blanc

Shady Lane Cellars: Coffee BBQ Flank Steak with a Roasted Corn Salad and Fresh Local Asparagus paired with Pinot Noir Rosé and Estate Pinot Noir

Verterra Winery: Scallops & Pasta with Garlic and Parmesan with Bacon-Wrapped Fresh Local Asparagus paired with 2017 Unoaked Chardonnay or 2016 Pinot Noir



Tickets are $20 per seating, and you may get tickets for one, two or three seatings, each at the winery of your choice. Seating times are roughly 6 pm, 7:10 pm and 8:20 pm. Tickets must be ordered in advance for this event and always sell out quickly.

*Please note that due to the nature of this event, we are unable to accommodate shared plates at this time. Each $20 seating is per person.