GET READY FOR MICHIGAN WINE TO INVADE THE MOTOR CITY!

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2024 Lineup

We've been hard at work matching up Michigan wineries from across the state with some of the most elite Metro Detroit restaurants and retailers. Take a look at the current line up below and keep checking back for exciting additions and updates! It's time to Taste Michigan in the Motor City!

O'Brien Vineyards x Alpino

Kick off the Taste Michigan Invades the D weekend with O’Brien Vineyards and Alpino! Register now to experience wine grower and proprietor of ŌBrien  Vineyards, for an intimate meet and greet & tasting. Taste up to 5 wines from the ŌBrien estate with light bites of cheese and charcuterie. Retail bottles will also be available for purchase on the night of the event so you can add your favorites to your collection.

 REGISTER HERE!

Thursday – May 16, 2024

6:30-8:00

Bel Lago x Sullivan's Steakhouse

EVENT INFO COMING SOON!

Friday- May 17, 2024

TIMES TBD

Black Star Farms x brix

Come and sample 5 Michigan wines from Black Star Farms alongside 5 wines from around the world. This is your chance to experience how the great wines made in our state are stacking up against established wine regions around the world. In addition, you will enjoy wine-friendly charcuterie in a fun learning environment with host Kimberly Zacharias, a Certified Specialist in Wine from Black Star Farms. Bonus: participants will also be eligible for some great wine-related giveaways!

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Friday – May 17, 2024

6:00-9:00

Chateau Chantal x Savannah Blue

Celebrate the epic Taste Michigan Invades the D weekend by swinging by for a Michigan wine happy hour at Savannah Blue featuring Chateau Chantal! This is a FREE event and registration is not required. Indulge in this chill vibe and taste wines from the Old Mission Peninsula courtesy of Chateau Chantal! This is a great way to kick off your Michigan wine evening as you head out to other events around the city.

LEARN MORE ABOUT PLANNING YOUR VISIT HERE!

Friday- May 17, 2024

4:00-7:00

Detroit Vineyards x Presley's Kitchen & Bar

EVENT INFO COMING SOON!

Friday- May 17, 2024

TIMES TBD

MAWBY x Motor City Wine

A Casual Wine Event at Motor City Wine.

Claire Lepine of MAWBY will be hanging out at Motor City Wine.  Enjoy wines by the glass, in a casual and laid back environment.  Motor City Wine will be featuring both MAWBY and bigLITTLE Wines.

For more information about this event contact Motor City Wine. 

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Friday- May 17, 2024

5:00-9:00

Shady Lane Cellars x Freya

Chef Doug Hewitt and Kasey Wierzba, of Shady Lane Cellars, will join forces to curate a knockout dinner experience on May 17 at Freya in downtown Detroit.
Featured wines will include classic Shady Lane favorites like Gruner Veltliner, Blaufränkisch, and Franc ‘n’ Franc. The cult classic Pomeranz will make an appearance as well as the winery sweetheart Sparkling Riesling. Kasey will be there to talk wine, viticulture, and cute dogs.

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Friday- May 17, 2024

5:00-8:00

Laurentide x Takoi

Join Laurentide on the Takoi patio from 4-7pm for a mixer with owners Susan and Bill, as they showcase some of their favorite wines, curated to pair with dishes from the Takoi kitchen. Taste through the lineup or purchase glass pours throughout the night. Laurentide wines will be available by the glass during dinner service all weekend, as well.

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Friday- May 17, 2024

4:00-7:00

45 North x Ash Bar @ Siren Hotel

EVENT INFO COMING SOON!

Friday- May 17, 2024

TIMES TBD

Flying Otter & Cherry Creek Cellars x Detroit Shipping Company

Join Flying Otter Winery and Cherry Creek Cellars at the Detroit Shipping Company bridge lounge to unwind and discover a world of flavors at this wine tasting mixer. Sip on a variety of wines from local vineyards from the new River Raisin Wine Trail! There will be representatives on site from the wineries to help you pair your wine with food from one of the many food vendors. Whether you’re a wine aficionado or just curious to explore new tastes, we invite you to enjoy the simple pleasure of good wine and great company.

This event is free and open to the public. 3 complimentary samples per guest. Additional pours available to purchase. All ages are welcome to attend. 21+ to enjoy wine.

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Friday- May 17, 2024

4:00-8:00

Soul Squeeze Cellars x Mudgie's

EVENT INFO COMING SOON!

Friday- May 17, 2024

4:00-6:00

MORE MI WINERY & DETROIT PARTNERS COMING SOON!!

Stay tuned as we continue to announce additional Michigan wineries and their Metro Detroit partner restaurants and retailers.

Friday- May 17, 2024

TIMES TBD

Uncork Me Michigan

Taste Michigan is excited to partner with the inaugural Uncork Me Michigan… Your hub to try Michigan ONLY wine, cider, and mead. Taking place May 18th at Comerica Park!

General Admission tickets include:

BUY TICKETS HERE!

Michigan Wine Expo @ The Royce- 5/19

The Royce will be highlighting six of Michigan’s best wineries at our 2nd Annual Michigan Wine Expo. May is Michigan Wine Month and they are proud to support some of our favorite local wineries. Savor the opportunity to interact with winemakers, owners, managers, etc. from each winery. Sample the wine and enjoy the fresh flavors of Great Lakes wine while you discover the exceptional quality wine made in the Mitten State. As a bonus, The Royce will offer exclusive discounts for attendees.

Our Expo is meticulously crafted to provide you with a delightful experience, offering a glimpse into the pinnacle of winemaking in Michigan and the chance to acquire exceptional local products. Let the winery representatives guide you in selecting the perfect wines for your enjoyment during the Michigan summer. Indulge in samples, explore their carefully curated selection, and take advantage of enticing discounts to stock up and elevate your wine experience.

What to expect:

Wine, duh!

  • Representatives from each participating winery will be at The Royce with a selection of wines open to taste:
    • Brengman Brothers – Traverse City
    • Carriage House Ciders – Benton Harbor
    • Left Foot Charley – Traverse City
    • Mari Vineyards – Traverse City
    • Modales Wines – Fennville
    • Stranger Wine Co. – Buchanan
  • A variety of styes and pricing
  • Discounts offered on all wine during the expo: 5% on 3-11 bottles, 12% on 12+ bottles

Tickets:

  • Tickets are available in two time slots: 2:00- 3:30pm and 3:30-5:00pm: Please select only one time slot
  • Feel free to email wine@theroycedetroit.com with any questions. We can’t wait to see you there!

Must be 21+ years old to consume or purchase alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

Ticket refunds are available until May 13 afterwhich time, no refunds will be offered.

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Parking:

Street parking is available as close as in front of The Royce and in the immediate blocks. Be sure to download the Park Detroit app for ease in paying. https://www.parkdetroit.us/ There are also nearby surface lots, many of which are cash only, as well as garage parking.

Visitors of The Royce receive 40% off parking at the City Club Apartments garage located off Clifford Street.

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