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We’re Hiring!

Posted on Sep 30th, 2016

Have you ever stopped at our tasting room, and thought “These people have the best job in the world!”? We have a confession to make, we do have the best job in the world! We get to meet people from all over the world, share our award winning wines, help people decide where to go […]

Cheers to Cherries!

Posted on Jun 28th, 2016

It’s that time of year again, when bright red cherries adorn the trees all over Northern Michigan. The crowds are beginning to gather for National Cherry Festival, and the tasting room is abuzz with families celebrating one of Michigan’s most coveted crops. At Peninsula Cellars, we are serving up a tasting room tradition–Cheers To Cherries […]

Summer Vacation Sangria

Posted on Jun 10th, 2016

We’ve been celebrating the return of summer at the tasting room! This season, we’re putting a whole new spin on Summer Vacation–our wine that is! Try this sweet and refreshing sangria on the patio this summer or on the beach! Summer Vacation Sangria 2 bottles Summer Vacation Wine 1 2L bottle Lemon Lime Soda 2 […]

Mac N’ Cheese Bake-Off 2015

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2015

  The Great Mac N’ Cheese Bake-Off is one of Northern Michigan Wine Country’s most successful and sought after events. Annually, the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula partner individually partner up with a local chef to prepare some of the fanciest macaroni and cheese you imagine. Each chef has their […]

Mulled Apple Wine

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2015

Fall has arrived on Old Mission Peninsula, and while the colors are rapidly changing to bright hues of orange, red, and yellow; the crisp air has settled at our charming tasting room. As we say so-long to summer, and welcome harvest time on the peninsula we are serving up our famous mulled Kroupa Orchards Apple […]

Cheers to Cherries Sangria

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2015

In celebration of Northern Michigan’s favorite fruit and National Cherry Festival, we are serving up our favorite cherry sangria by the glass! Made with a tasting room favorite, Hot Rod Cherry, and a blend of citrus fruits and lemon-lime soda–our Cheers to Cherries Sangria is refreshing treat!   Peninsula Cellars Cheers to Cherries Sangria 2 […]

Diva’s Homework Sangria

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

At this year’s Diva’s Uncorked, we served our refreshing and fruity sangria made with a Peninsula Cellar’s favorite, Homework. The perfect balance of sweet, fruity, and refreshing. It was such a hit with all the amazing Diva’s, we thought we’d share it so all the diva’s out there can enjoy this special treat: Peninsula Cellars […]

Kroupa Farms Receives Centennial Farm Designation

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

There is a rich history that begins the story of Peninsula Cellars which is owned and operated by the Kroupa family. In May of 2015, the family estate was designated a Centennial Farm by the Historical Society of Michigan. To be designated as a Centennial Farm, a property must be a working farm of 10 […]

New Timeline Feature Tells Our Story

Posted on Feb 12th, 2015

  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, […]

Michigan By The Bottle Celebrates Grand Opening in Royal Oak

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

  On January 24, 2015 Michigan By The Bottle–Royal Oak celebrated their grand opening in Royal Oak, MI! The new location at 29932 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48073 joins its sister location in Shelby Township, MI. Michigan By The Bottle tasting room is a partnership between several Michigan wineries. The original location in Shelby […]