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Wine and Cider Flights $15 choose any four wines and ciders

Club member flights $12

Flights and Food

Wine and Cider Flights

$15

Choose your own adventure! Select four wines and ciders from any of the options available by the glass.

 

Zesty Garlic Hummus

$8

Locally made by Natural Northern Foods, and served with local veggies and rice crackers

The Goat

$8

Goat cheese spread made by The Cheese Lady of Traverse City with crème fraîche, figs, walnuts, basil, and thyme and served with rosemary crackers.

Whitefish Paté

$10

Locally made by Natural Northern Foods and served with local veggies, pickled jalapeños, and rice crackers.

Ploughman’s Lunch

$18

A selection of cheeses and cured meats served with local veggies, fruit, fig jam, pickles, olives, and rosemary crackers.

Great Lakes Potato Chips

$1

Original ۞ Salt, Pepper, & Onion ۞ Barbecue

Shortie’s shortbread crackers

$8

 Locally made sweet and savory crackers (5 oz bags)

Gouda and Rosemary ۞ Cherry Almond ۞ Parmesan and Black Truffle Salt

Great Lakes Chocolate Truffles

$2.50

Dark Chocolate Raspberry ۞ Dark Chocolate Cinnamon Girl ۞ Milk Chocolate Cherry ۞ Dark Chocolate Coconut

Northwoods Soda

$2.50

Wild Bill’s Root Beer ۞Pomegranate Lemonade ۞ Sparkling Lime-Mint ۞ Black Cherry Cream Soda ۞ Wild Ginger

DRY WHITE WINE

2021 CrÉmant

–28 BTL 10 GL –
Club 63 – 22.4 BTL

Crémant is a designation used for sparkling wines not made in Champagne. They can be made anywhere and often reflect blends of local significance. This style produces a fruit forward sparkling wine similar to Prosecco.

2021 KERNER

– 25 BTL  8 GL –
Club 63 – 20 BTL

Kerner is a grape that is a cross of Riesling and Trollinger (a red varietal), but Kerner itself is a white grape. This varietal is not widely planted, but we have a few acres grown on Old Mission Peninsula. The finished wine is dry and balanced with an intriguing floral aroma.

2021 PINOT GRIGIO

Tale Feathers Vineyard
– 20 BTL 8 GL –
Club 63 – 16 BTL 

By fermenting the wine in stainless steel and avoiding long yeast contact we could keep the delicate aromas to reveal an apple-like freshness for a classic warm-weather sipper that really shows off in the glass.

2021 PINOT BLANC

Island View Vineyard

Best in Class and Gold Medal: 2022 Dan Berger International Wine Competition

–28 BTL 10 GL –
Club 63 – 22.4 BTL

The Island View Vineyard is Michigan’s oldest Pinot Blanc planting dating back to 1995. There are 1100 plants farmed under the watchful eye and expert hands of Werner Kuehnis. 

2021 Murmur

18 BTL 8 GL
Club 63 – 14.4 BTL

Named for some of our voracious vineyard foes, the starlings; Murmur is a blend of some of our favorite white grape varieties. In this case, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Traminette, and Riesling.

2020 AUXERROIS

Island View Orchard
– 28 BTL 10 GL –
Club 63 – 22.4 BTL

Auxerrois is a soft and very blendable grape variety, but we chose to keep it as a single vineyard wine. It stopped fermenting with a touch of residual sugar which added a lush fruitiness to the wine and low acidity.

2021 Gewürztraminer

– 20 BTL 8 GL –
Club 63 – 16 BTL

This is a dry Gewurztraminer fermented entirely in stainless steel. Gewurz has an excellent aging potential for at least ten years, although this wine is showing a lot of spice and aroma right now.

2020 tERMINAL mORAINE rIESLING

Gold Medal: 2022 Dan Berger International Wine Competition

–28 BTL 10 GL –
Club 63 – 22.4 BTL

This Riesling is grown on a 1.5 acre vineyard site with two distinct soil types that blend to make a structured wine with fat peach/apricot qualities and a stony acid finish.

red, rosé, and skin ferment

2020 Skin Ferment Pinot Gris

-28 BTL 10 GL-

CLUB 63 – 22.4 BTL 

We fermented this Pinot Gris with the skins as we would with a red fermentation. Then we let the wine age with the skins for  4 months creating a wine with a beautiful orange hue, floral aromas, and structured tannins. 

2021 OMP Blaufränkisch

–28 BTL 9 GL –
CLUB 63 – 22.4 BTL 

This is a blend of two of our great Blaufränkisch vineyards – The Keenan Vineyard and the Swanson Vineyard. Select barrels are chosen for this blend to help execute our goal of a fruit-focused, dry red. We age these barrels for eight months and then bottle young to capture the berry and black pepper tones.

See our by-the-bottle selections for other red wines available for purchase

the sWEETER side

Stumble

– 20 BTL  8 GL
Club 63- 16 BTL

After a multi-vintage hiatus, this LFC favorite is back! This wine is an off-dry blend of Pinot Blanc, Riesling, and Gewürztraminer that tastes great now, but also has serious aging potential.

2021 LE CABAN RIESLING

Gold Medal: 2022 Dan Berger International Wine Competition

– 20 BTL  8 GL
Club 63- 16 BTL

We find this well-balanced Riesling to be a melodic poem of delicate sweetness wrapped around an electric core of acid. 

2021 Missing Spire Riesling

– 22 BTL 8 GL –
Club 63 – 17.6 BTl

Juicy, peachy, lightly sweet and effervescent, and bottled in traditional and distinctive blue glass. We’ve brought back this fan favorite for the first time since 2018!

2020 LATE HARVEST RIESLING

Seventh Hill Farm
International Eastern Wine Competition silver
– 28 BTL  10 GL 
CLUB 63- 22.4 BTL 

Our sweetest wine, this Late Harvest Riesling is made from exceptional fruit from one of our most renowned vineyards.

Tien

– 30 375ml BTL  10 3oz GL 
Club 63- 24 BTL

A sweet but structured dessert apple wine made by partially freezing the juice of heirloom apples such as Rhode Island Greening, Porter’s Perfection, Jonathan, and Tremletts Bitter. Due to the limited nature of this product, glass pours are 3 oz and flight pours are 1 oz.

Hard Cider

Spitzenburg

2021 GLINTCAP GOLD MEDAL

–30 GROWLER TO-GO / 22 btl / 9 GL –

Spitzenburg is an heirloom apple that used to be more widespread in the US and Michigan. It was pushed out of the mainstream by “new” varieties like northern spy which cooked more consistently. Spitzenburg (formally known as Esopus Spitzenburg) is a fickle tree in our northern climate. In 2020 we got our first real crop and had the opportunity to make this single-variety cider.

ENGLE’S RANSOM

–23 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 btl / 7 GL –

Our first venture in cider made from Michigan grown European heritage apples, Engle’s Ransom is a dry, full-bodied cider that has powerful aromatics and a longer mid-palate and finish.

THE CUNNING HAM

– 23 GROWLER TO-GO / 7 GL –

Cunning Ham is named after a former cellar hand who had a bit of mad scientist in him. Each batch has been a bit unique. This batch was fermented and aged this hard cider in French Oak and Bourbon barrels. It’s dry and tannic, yet still retains a bright reminder of the orchards from whence it came.

HENRY’S PIPPIN

–23 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 btl / 7 GL –

Pippin is an old word for apple. This dry, classic-style cider is a representation of several different fermentations of many of our heirloom apple varietals blended together.

OTTERSON APPLE

–12 500ML BTL / 8 gl

Otterson is the name of a red-fleshed apple variety grown for us by the Michigan State Extension program. Red-fleshed varieties were propagated throughout the 20th Century in New Zealand and elsewhere. This rosé cider is dry and tart.

CINNAMON GIRL

–23 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 btl / 7 GL –

This is a classic combination – apples and cinnamon. Whole cinnamon sticks are added to the juice from OMP apples and steeped in the cider for 4-6 weeks.

HOT CINNAMON GIRL

–8 GL –

Your favorite cider served up warm in a Cinnamon Girl Tumbler available Friday – Sunday. 

Love the tumbler? Take it home for $20 (price includes portion of hot cider, must be consumed on premise)

By the Bottle

Available by the bottle in-house or to-go. These wines are not typically available for flights or glass pours, but it never hurts to ask!

2018 Gitali

dAN bERGER’S INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION Bronze Medal
3BTL   
Club 63 – 30.4 btl

This Blanc de Blanc traditional method sparkling wine was slowly fermented in the bottle for two years, creating consistent, fine bubbles throughout the palate.

2018 PINOT GRIS

TALE FEATHERS VINEYARD
– 28 BTL
CLUB 63- 22.4 BTL

This small bottling came from a selection of the 2.5 acre Tale Feathers Vineyard on Old Mission Peninsula. We chose to ferment and age the wine in two very old French oak puncheons.

2020 Chardonnay

32 BTL  
CLUB 63 – 25.6 BTL 

In 2020 we selected a specific section of the Eden Hill Vineyard consisting of a single clone known for its opulent fruit and balanced ripening and fermented in 2-225L barrels and one 500L puncheon.

2020 PINOT BLANC

Prairie School Vineyard
– 24 BTL –

For this vintage and vineyard, we extended our yeast time in hopes of drawing out a little more earthy quality and broadening the structure of the wine. To keep the fruit alive there is a touch of natural residual sugar.

2017 SEVENTH HILL FARM RIESLING

2019 JEFFERSON CUP WINNER
– 28 BTL 
CLUB 63 – 22.4 BTL 

This vineyard has an esteemed reputation and back-to-back Jefferson Cups. This prestigious award is earned by the top wines at the invitation-only competition.

2020 Single Vineyard Blaufränkisch

– 55 BTL 
– set of 3 in wooden gift box  -175 – 

In place of a 2020 Reserve Blaufränkisch, Bryan chose to bottle each of our vineyards separately. The flavors and textures of each of the three wines are indeed distinct.

The MacDonald Vineyard Blau has flavors and textures that rise with a burst of acidity and then resolve slowly into a focused finish.

The Keenan Vineyard Blaufränkisch has deep fruit and softness that builds slowly and consistently and then finishes with a swirl of texture.

The Swanson Vineyard Blau picks up momentum and intensity while being punctuated with even texture throughout.

Perry

 – 8 500ml btl

This Perry is 100% pear and has been aged, unfiltered, for four years. It has been bottle conditioned to develop a mousse and palate similar to Champagne.

bAYEUX tAPESTRY

2021 GLINTCAP bRONZE mEDAL
– 22 750ml btl –

The original Bayeux Tapestry was made to commemorate the Battle of Hastings in 1066. In this battle, a small Norman Army invaded Anglo-Saxon England to begin the Norman conquest of England and establish a new monarchy. This cider represents this notion by combining one French bittersweet apple – Binet Rouge – with two bittersweet English varieties – Yarlington Mill and Ashmead’s Kernel. The cider is dry and structured, with a broad display of flavor bound to the palate by an array of cohesive tannins. 

Porter’s PerfeCtion

2021 GLINTCAP bRONZE mEDAL
–22 750ml btl –

Dating back to before 1900, Porter’s Perfection was first grown in the orchard of Charles Porter in East Lambrook, England. When an amazing crop was picked during harvest, we knew we had to create a new single variety cider to show off this apple’s bright, dense minerality. 

gOLDEN rUSSET

2021 GLINTCAP bRONZE mEDAL
– 22 750ml btl–

Golden Russet is another American Heirloom apple discovered by chance in the 1800s. The skin of this apple is russetted like a potato which lends some texture to the juice. The tannins combined with high sugar make a natural  apple wine with elevated alcohol and age worthy potential. We left a touch of residual sugar in this cider to keep the alcohol moderate and to balance the heat and acidity. 

Building 53 Specials

Available by the glass only

THE BEEKEEPER

– 8

Henry’s Pippin cider ۞ honey ۞ lemon

Make it Wild by adding Northwoods Wild Ginger Soda – 9 –

CIDERMOSA

– 8

Your choice of cider ۞ Orange juice 

CINGRIA

Red wine ۞ Cinnamon Girl ۞ Orange

Peachy Keen

– 12 

Peach ۞ Crémant ۞ Bubbles

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Tuesday-Saturday 12pm - 7pm

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Monday 4pm - 9pm
Friday-Saturday 1pm - 7pm

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Traverse City, MI 49684

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