News & Events

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 […]

Our Hours Have Changed!

Posted on May 25th, 2015

Spring has finally arrived at Peninsula Cellars, and we are happy to see sunshine back in the vineyards. The vineyards and orchards are looking wonderful this year and we can’t wait to toast to another season with you! With the change in season’s, we move to our extended hours at the tasting room. Beginning May […]

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 […]

Now on tap: Peninsula Cellars Hard Cider!

Posted on May 16th, 2015

After several years of successful wine making, we’ve taken the leap into creating our first hard cider.Owner and winemaker, John Kroupa has spent the past year perfecting his recipe and we are thrilled to announce it’s release this weekend in celebration of Blossom Day. Our debut hard cider is finished in a traditional English style, […]

Sip and Dab at Peninsula Cellars Tasting Room

Posted on May 6th, 2015

Paint with local artist, Shelly Morey, as you are guided through your own paint on canvas masterpiece; all experience levels welcome. Create a memory of art with Sip and Dab while sipping the wines of Peninsula Cellars–Old Mission Peninsula. You may and are welcomed to bring your own snacks to this event if you wish.   […]

Winemaker’s Dinner with Michigan By The Bottle— June 15 6:30pm-9:00pm

Posted on Apr 30th, 2015

  Explore the wines of Peninsula Cellars​ alongside a gourmet dinner during this delicious evening out! John Kroupa, owner and winemaker at Peninsula Cellars, will be here to lead us through a series of his wines and share more information about the winery, while Chef Chris Franz of The Rattlesnake​ Club serves up a multi-course […]

Diva’s Uncorked—June 12, 2015 5:30PM-9:30PM SOLD OUT

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

  This Girls’ Night Out – which sells out within just a few days – is an evening devoted entirely to women, wine, food, and fun. Enjoy a wine selection served in a souvenir glass with food pairing at each of the eight member wineries, as well as giveaways and pampering. Unwind and recharge as only […]

Traverse City Wine and Art Festival–June 20, 2015

Posted on Apr 1st, 2015

Join us for the 7th annual Traverse City Wine & Art Festival at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 2:00 to 9:00 pm to celebrate regional wine, food and culture of northern Michigan. Get a true taste of Traverse and the surrounding region with more than 200 local wines, 8 […]

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 […]