Pairings for Toast the Season

Northern Peninsula Loop

Blustone Vineyards, Lake Leelanau: Smoky Bacon with a Sweet Glaze Wrapped around a Crunchy Water Chestnut paired with ‘Blu,’ a crisp sparkling Riesling

45 North, Lake Leelanau: Creamy Tomato Soup paired with 45 White

French Valley Vineyards, Suttons Bay: Pumpkin, Mushroom and Caramelized-Onion Crostini paired with 2011 Chardonnay

Green Bird Organic Cellars, Northport: Creamy Parmesan Tomato Soup served with Vintners Reserve

Leelanau Wine Cellars, Omena: Knot Just a Bar’s famous Pulled Pork Sliders topped with Homemade Coleslaw paired with 2013 Merlot

Silver Leaf Winery, Suttons Bay: A Spinach Quiche and Ham and Cheese Quiche paired with Passion wine.

Verterra Winery, Leland: Weekend 1: Local Pumpkin Chipotle Bisque with a Big Bowl of Chili-Pepper Popcorn for People to dip into or Topped with a Pumpkin Seed Pesto paired with Fox Island Sparkler, Weekend 2: Spicy Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo with a choice of Chaos White or Chaos Red

Sleeping Bear Loop

Amoritas Vineyards, Lake Leelanau: Pumpkin Spiced Treat made by Common Goods Bakery paired with 2016 Dry Riesling

Aurora Cellars, Lake Leelanau: Prosciutto-Wrapped Mozzarella, Savory Crisps and Petite Dill Pickles paired Radiance, a Dry Red Blend

Bel Lago Vineyard, Cedar: Grandma’s Italian-Style Chicken Soup paired with 2017 Pinot Grigo

Boathouse Vineyards, Lake Leelanau: A Flourless Chocolate Brownie served with Estate-Grown 2016 Boathouse Red

Chateau Fontaine, Lake Leelanau: Slow-Smoked BBQ Beef Brisket Sliders prepared by George Twine from Abundance Catering served with House-Made Coleslaw and Lucie’s Baked Beans paired with Big Paw Red or Woodland Red

Cherry Republic, Glen Arbor: Pulled Pork Sliders paired with Balaton Cherry Wine

Good Harbor Vineyards, Lake Leelanau: Chicken Jalapeño Soup with Tortilla Chips paired with Tribute Chardonnay or Marquette Red

Laurentide, Lake Leelanau: Roasted Turkey Stroganoff served over Mushroom Rice paired with 2016 Reserve Chardonnay

Grand Traverse Bay Loop

Black Star Farms, Suttons Bay: Wood-Fired Pumpkin Bisque,Topped with Crispy Rock Shrimp, Toasted Pepitas and Cherry Wood-Smoked Habanero Oil paired with 2017 Arcturos Pinot Gris

Chateau de Leelanau of Suttons Bay is serving Willies Chili paired with Solem Farm Red

Ciccone Vineyard, Suttons Bay: Roasted Pork & Blue Cheese Mac & Cheese paired with Eve, a Mulled Apple Wine

Mawby, Suttons Bay: Apple Chips from the local company Greene Town Foods and Aged White Cheddar Cheese paired with Prime, a bottle-aged apple cider

Rove Estate, Traverse City: BBQ Chicken Dip from Opa! Grill paired with 2016 Unoaked Chardonnay

Shady Lane Cellars, Suttons Bay: White Turkey Chili paired with 2016 Estate Gewürztraminer

Two K Farms, Suttons Bay: Weekend 1: Mac and Cheese with Ham paired with Benjamin Hard Cider, Weekend 2: Lobster Mac and Cheese paired with Riesling

Willow Vineyard, Suttons Bay: Pecan-Crusted Marble Pumpkin Cheesecake with a Warm Ginger Drizzle paired with Semi Dry Riesling (a non-nut version of the cheesecake will also be available)