There are so many ways to enjoy wine in Frankenmuth. From sampling a selection of fruity reds at St. Julian Wine Co., Michigan’s Oldest Winery, to sipping your favorite Rosé on an intimate electric Duffy boat while cruising the Cass River on the Frankenmuth FunShips. A trip to Frankenmuth is all you need to enjoy a wine-cation, any time of year! So sit back, sniff, swirl, and sip.



St. Julian Wine Co.

Boasting the title of Michigan’s Oldest Winery, St. Julian Wine Co. is the perfect spot to taste a delightful array of wines all year round. This is the perfect spot for a romantic date night, girl’s trip, or just a little afternoon pick-me-up!

Prost! Wine Bar and Charcuterie

Three words… Wine. On. Tap. Not to mention, BuzzFeed named Prost Wine Bar & Charcuterie the top place in Michigan to get “classy drunk”… and we have to agree. The ambiance of this cozy and trendy spot is unlike anything in town! No matter the weather, you are sure to stay toasty while sipping your wine by their outside fire bar. So cheers! Or, as we say in German, Prost!

Cherry Republic

On top of having chocolate-covered cherries, cherry salsa, cherry jam, cherry peanut butter, cherry jerky, cherry everything… they also have CHERRY WINE!, delicious Cherry Moscato, Cherry Sangria, Cherry Dessert Wine, Cherry Riesling and so many more. Taste them all right inside the store at their wine bar.

Frankenmuth FunShips Tasting & Tours

For starters, it’s all in the name. Frankenmuth FunShips Tasting and Tours is a truly fun way to sip wine while in town. Enjoy an hour cruise up and down the gorgeous Cass River while savoring delicious pairings of wines and chocolates. Or, take a seat inside their tasting room or on their porch to enjoy the view. And did we mention the chocolates are handmade daily right inside? This is the perfect romantic date, or invite your friends. The boats seat up to 12 people per tour.

Grand Traverse Distillery with Black Star Farms

Open seven days a week and offering delicious wine samplings from Black Star Farms, this is the perfect spot to stop in after a long day of shopping and site seeing. Or, start your day with a little sampling! On top of delicious wines, they also have world class American spirits to taste. Vodkas, Whiskeys, Gins, and Rums all made using only Michigan Agriculture.

Modern Craft Winery

Stop by Modern Craft to try their fruit-infused, Michigan-Made selection of wine. Not only can you stop in to try their selection of over a dozen wines, but you can make a bracelet while you're there too! Call ahead, to schedule a wine-tasting and bracelet making class. It's the perfect activity for a girl's night out!

Wein & Stein

Wein & Stein is the perfect event for any wine lover while in Frankenmuth. Every October, you can purchase tickets to walk down beautiful Main Street and enjoy a night of sampling delicious locally sold wines, beers and appetizers at over 15 different serving establishments around Frankenmuth.

So live it up and drink it down in Frankenmuth this National Drink Wine Day. Prost!

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