Tasting Room

 

Located on Old Mission Peninsula, the Mari Vineyards tasting room is complete and ready to welcome you and your guests. Sample our selection of wines while enjoying beautiful panoramic views of East Bay. We also offer wine by the glass both inside the tasting room and on our spacious patio. Be sure to try our unique Nellaserra wines which we think are among the finest red wines produced in Michigan. Our wines are stored and aged in our underground caverns and tours are available by appointment. 

 

HOURS

 

Winter hours of operation are as follows:

Sunday-Thursday, 11am-5pm (service stops at 4:40pm)

Friday & Saturday, 11am-6pm (service stops at 5:40pm)

 

 

EXPERIENCES

 

All our experience options are listed below. Please note that some experiences require reservations, while others do not. If you have questions about our reservations and what they entail, please email Jenna@marivineyards.com


Please note that reservations cannot be made over the phone, and may only be made through our Tock Reservation System. If you are a tour company attempting to make reservations for your guests, please follow the protocol most recently outlined via email.

To search available reservation based experiences, visit our Tock page: Search Reservations  

 


 

Reservation Based Experiences

 

WINE TASTINGS - at the Tasting Room Bar

We are resuming offering tastings indoors. Reservations are highly recommended for tastings, although we will try to accommodate groups without reservations if openings are available. Groups for bar tastings can be up to 4 guests. Tasting reservations last 50 minutes and allow guests to try 5 different wines of their choice for $10. Guests get to take home a signature Mari Vineyards stemless wine glass from their tasting. A server will guide guests through the tasting experience, and can assist with any purchases at the conclusion of their tasting.
 
If you are a Wine Club Member, please alert the staff member at the beginning of your tasting, as applicable complimentary tasting offerings and discounts will be applied to your experience.
 
Guests can make reservations via our Tock page: Reserve a Wine Tasting!  
 

 

MEZZANINE TASTINGS - on our Mezzanine level overlooking our production floor

Groups of up to 4 guests may now enjoy full wine tastings in our Mezzanine level overlooking our Production Facility. Reservations are highly recommended. Tasting reservations last 50 minutes and allow guests seated in Mezzanine to try 5 wines of their choice for $10. A server will guide guests through the tasting experience, and can assist with any purchases at the conclusion of their tasting. Guests will also get to take home a signature Mari Vineyards stemless wine glass from their tasting. Groups of up to 8 may reserve no more than 2 tables.

Please note that the Mezzanine level is indoors & does not have a view of the bay. Our servers are happy to discuss our production facility with guests during tastings to enrich the experience with winemaking education and a behind-the-scenes look at our process.

  • Guests are required to stay at their table to enjoy their tastings, they may not take them away from the table to be enjoyed elsewhere. While guests may not purchase snack packs or glasses while on the Mezzanine, they are welcome to get any of these items at the end of their reservation to be enjoyed at any open tables inside or outdoors. 
     
  • Masks & temperature checks are required to enter the building. Guests may take their masks off while seated at their table enjoying their tasting. If a guest leaves their seat, they must put their mask back on. Groups will be seated with 6ft social distancing in mind. Please do not move our furtniture, as it has been spaced out to meet these requirements. 

If you are a Wine Club Member, please alert the staff member at the beginning of your tasting, as applicable complimentary tasting offerings and discounts will be applied to your experience.


Guests can make reservations via our Tock page: Reserve a Mezzanine Tasting!  


 

TERRACE RESERVATIONS

Enjoy a private gathering overlooking our beautiful Estate & the incredible East Bay on our upper Terrace Patio. For 80 minutes, a server will offer table service while you and your guests enjoy the view of our sloping vineyards down to the water.

The Terrace space is reserved for groups with 5-12 guests. Your group can enjoy wine by the glass, flights, and food (subject to availability) while seated outside on our elevated Terrace. Please note that an automatic 20% gratuity will be applied to this reservation. Guests will also get to take home a signature Mari Vineyards stemless wine glass from their experience.

  • Masks & temperature checks are required to enter the building. Guests may take their masks off while seated at their table. If a guest leaves their seat, they must put their mask back on. Groups will be seated with 6ft social distancing in mind. Please do not move our furtniture, as it has been spaced out to meet these requirements. 

If you are a Wine Club Member, please alert the staff member at the beginning of your reservation, as applicable complimentary offerings and discounts will be applied to your experience.

Guests can make reservations via our Tock page: Reserve a Mezzanine Tasting! 
 
 
 

WALKING TOURS - Thursday through Sunday Only

We will begin offering walking tours of our winery again! For $30, guests have the opportunity to explore areas of the building for an in-depth look at Mari Vineyards’ operations, while a knowledgeable tour guide educates them on our vineyards, history, and one-of-a-kind winemaking process. The tour will travel through various areas of our 31,000-square foot facility, beginning in the tasting room, where guests learn about the unique building. The tour guide will then take the group down to the production facility area and educate them on our individual winemaking process and the magic behind our one-of-a-kind wines. The journey ends in the wine caves where guests can learn more about our aging barrels of wine. The $30 fee covers the full walking tour and a signature wine glass to take home, no wine or food is included.
 
Guests must wear face coverings at all times while in the building. Please note that tasting reservations are not included in the walking tour. If your group would like to participate in a tasting after the completion of your tour, we highly recommend reserving a tasting at the appropriate time. Walking tours are limited to a maximum of 8 guests. We will not be combining any groups for walking tours; only one group is permitted on a tour at a time.
 
Guests can make reservations via our Tock page: Reserve a Walking Tour!
 
 
 
 
 

First Come Service Experiences

 

INDOOR TABLE SERVICE

All indoor table service is first come/first serve with tables maxing out at 4 guests. Indoor tables offer guests the opportunity to sit inside and enjoy table service of wine by the glass, wine flights, and charcuterie boards. Guests are served by Mari Vineyards staff, and may also make bottle purchases with their server at the end of their experience.
 
 

 

OUTDOOR SEATING

We will be offering outdoor seating throughout the winter, weather permitting. Guests may purchase wine by the glass and charcuterie indoors at our by the glass station, or at the outdoor bar when available. We will have fire pits for the outdoor patio tables. Seating for our patio tables maxes out at 6.
 
 

 


CURBSIDE PICKUP STILL AVAILABLE

  1. Call 231.938.6116 to place your order prior to pick up & prepay. We will put your order together for you.
  2. Call the same number to let us know that you’ve arrived, and what car you’re driving. We will bring your order out to your car.
  3. If you’d like us to put your order in your trunk or backseat, please open that door prior to us arriving at your car.
 

 

GUIDELINES & POLICIES

Please take note of the following:

Remember everyone; Stay Safe, Stay Open!

 
 
 
Please note that these are temporary guidelines. We may increase or decrease our measures at any time. We may also increase or decrease our hours or availability, due to staffing. Please note that in addition to the guidelines for visiting above, we are keeping up with our strict standards for cleanliness and sanitation.
 
Guests not following the new & existing guidelines will be asked to leave. We have appreciated those who have been patient with us during this time of trial and error, and hope that you continue to enjoy your time visiting us, or enjoying your wines from home!