Chateau Chantal Presents Summer Food & Wine Program

Chateau Chantal continues to provide exceptional experiences connecting local food and wine by offering an expanded schedule of Wine Dinners from their stunning facility on Old Mission Peninsula.  New safety precautions have been established to keep staff and guests safe.

Further details for all items can be found online.

Summer Hours: Starting June 18, Chateau Chantal will be open 11am-8pm Thursday-Saturday and 11am-5pm Sunday-Wednesday.  Reservations can be made online for wine by the glass and flights of 3 wines.

Jazz at Sunset:  The Jeff Haas Trio kicks off their 27th summer season of Jazz at Sunset Thursday, July 2 7:00-9:30.  This free live concert is offered every Thursday through August 29.  Reservations required for wine by the glass/tables.  Capacity limited.

Patio Unplugged:  Starting June 18 and running Thursdays through September 24, various musical talents will perform from the expansive East Patio at Chateau Chantal from 5pm-7pm.  No charge.  Reservations can be made online for wine by the glass and flights of 3 wines.

Wine Dinners: This summer, Chateau Chantal’s Wine Dinners, are offered:

June 17 – June 27: Wed & Sat
July 1 – Aug 31: Tues, Wed, Sat
Sept – October:  Wed, Thurs, Fri

A vineyard tour kicks off the evening at 6pm, with outdoor dinner seating at 6:30.  The price is $89 per person including tax, tip and wines.  Reservations are required at least a day in advance and can be made by calling 1-800-969-4009 or booking online at  Enjoy a beautifully paired multi-course meal prepared in-house by Chef Chris Mushall.  Chris brings years of culinary experience and great finesse to the multiple courses, each of which is perfectly paired with a Chateau Chantal wine.

Chateau Chantal 2020 Wine Dinner Menu 

Welcome Reception
Celebrate Sparkling Rosé
Cherrywood Smoked Salmon
House smoked Faroe Island Salmon atop
Potato Pancakes with Crème Fraîche and Fresh Chives
Proprietor’s Reserve Pinot Noir
Salad de Maison
Local greens, Dried Cherries, Red Onion, Candied nuts, Carrots,
Michigan Goat cheese and Semi Dry Riesling Cherry Vinaigrette
Semi Dry Riesling
Naughty Apple Cider Sorbet
Peppercorn Crusted Filet Mignon
with Trio braised Mushroom Duxelles and caramelized Onion, Local Asparagus and Tri Colored Potato Hash
Proprietor’s Reserve Trio
French Vanilla Custard and Cherry Ice Cream
Homemade Custard Ice Cream swirled with Cerise macerated Cherries in a Dark Chocolate Cup with Chantilly Cream
Cerise Cherry Port

New! Sunday Summer Dinners:  New in 2020, we are adding a different menu for Sunday evenings with an earlier time frame starting at 5pm with a vineyard tour and 5:30pm seating.  $69, all-inclusive, Vineyard Tour: 5pm, Seating: 5:30pm, Starting: Sunday July 5th.

Savory Sunday Summer Menu

Smoked Trout Pâté
Smoked Trout, Fromage Frais, Fresh Scallions
served hot with Crusty French Baguette
Semi Dry Riesling

Forest Mushroom Bisque
with Fresh Chives and Crème Fraîche
Pinot Noir

Strawberry Amour Sorbet

Main Course
Dijon-Herb Roasted Frenched Chicken Breast over Tri-colored Potato Hash
and Steamed Asparagus finished with Naughty White Butter Glace de Viande
Pinot Grigio or Unoaked Chardonnay

Dessert Course
Dark Chocolate Mousse topped
with Cherries Jubilee sauce and Cerise Chantilly Cream

Chateau Chantal is a unique development that combines a winery, vineyards, bed and breakfast, residence, six private home sites, and winding roads, all of which combine to create a “retreat into Northern Hospitality.”  The 65-acre site sits high atop a ridge 12 miles north of Traverse City, Michigan on the beautiful and historic Old Mission Peninsula.  Chateau Chantal crafts many styles of wine, allowing the grape to dictate the style. The location’s unparalleled views and outstanding staff play host to B&B activities, cooking classes, wine education opportunities, Tours, conferences and meetings, small weddings, and friendly regional wine events.