5-on-5 is our highly-subjective series of lists released on the 5th day of every month. Our goal is to have fun sharing some of our favorites in various categories. From fish to French fries, pizza to pasties, follow our foodie lists for monthly recommendations across Michigan.
Michigan beer, wine, and spirits are wonderful. Michigan beer, wine, and spirits with a breathtaking view are even better.
There is no shortage of views in the Traverse City area to pair with the locally produced drink of your choice. These are five of our favorites.
Views of both East and West Grand Traverse make Chateau Chantal a top destination for enjoying a glass of wine.
Brew to enjoy with the view: Celebrate! Sparkling Wine
Chateau Chantal is located at 15900 Rue De Vin, Traverse City, MI 49686.
Suttons Bay Ciders
Whether you’re a diehard cider fan or just love dramatic views, Suttons Bay Ciders is sure to please.
Brew to enjoy with the view: I Spy cider infused with ginger
Suttons Bay Ciders is located at 10530 E Hilltop Rd, Suttons Bay, MI 49682.
Beacon Lounge at the Park Place Hotel
Sitting ten stories high, the Beacon Lounge at the Park Place Hotel offers unforgettable views in downtown Traverse City.
Brew to enjoy with the view: One of the local craft beers or a glass of bubbles depending on your mood
Park Place Hotel is located at 300 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684.
The newest kid on the Old Mission Peninsula block, Mari Vineyards overlooks rolling hills and gorgeous East Grand Traverse Bay.
Brew to enjoy with the view: Rosso
Mari Vineyards is located at 8175 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686.
Aerie Restaurant & Lounge at the Grand Traverse Resort
Aerie Restaurant & Lounge at the Grand Traverse Resort delivers a fine dining experience with a view.
Brew to enjoy with the view: Sex by M. Lawrence
The Grand Traverse Resort is located at 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI 49610.