New Timeline Feature Tells Our Story


How did a fruit farming family become one of the most successful wineries in Northern Michigan? The story is simple, and our new timeline feature located on our website walks you through the history of Peninsula Cellars. Although our story truly begins in 1897, when the Kroupa family began farming on Old Mission Peninsula, this interactive timeline allows you to see follow Peninsula Cellars from our very first vines to what’s happening with us today!


John Kroupa winemaker wins Best of Class Dry Red and Double Gold at the Michigan Wine Competition in 2013.

Remote tasting room located in Royal Oak opens with owners Shannon and Cortney Casey in 2015.

First vineyards planted on Kroupa Estate in 1991.