When you think of Frankenmuth, what comes to mind? Surely it must be delicious chicken dinners, quaint German architecture, and perhaps the Christmas season! But what you may not know is that Frankenmuth has a fantastic selection of wine tastings for any date night, girls’ getaway, or any other social engagement. You don’t have to travel to Detroit or Traverse City to sip great wine – we have everything you could want in Frankenmuth!


St. Julian Tasting Room


Frankenmuth is home to one of St. Julian’s six tasting rooms throughout the state. As Michigan’s oldest winery, St. Julian has a large variety to offer – check out their current tasting menu. Don’t forget to sign up for their wine club. There is no fee to join and you’ll receive a complimentary tasting for up to 4 guests. This is perfect if you want to treat a loved one or friends to wine tasting on a night out!

Address: 127 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Hours: Mon – Thu: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri – Sat: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Phone: (989) 652-3281



Modern Craft Tasting Room


If you’re looking for a new twist on an old classic, look no further than Modern Craft! While they bottle and serve more traditional white and red wines, they also take it up a notch with fruit infusion wines that can be served many ways. Natural fruit infused wines can be served on their own, over ice, mixed with another Modern Craft wine, or with any of your favorite drinks! The perfect option that will make everyone in your group happy!

Address: Frankenmuth River Place Shops – 925 S Main St suite e-1, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Hours: River Place Shop Hours

Phone: (989) 652-3566




Frankenmuth FunShips Tastings & Tours


FunShips offers a one of a kind experience that is a lovely addition to any date night, girls trips, or getaway. Their wine & chocolate tasting can be enjoyed in their store or during a boat tour of the Cass River. What’s more unique than pairing some decadent chocolates and wines and relaxing during a leisurely boat ride?

Address: 445 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Hours: Vary By Season

Phone: (989) 652-3400



The Wine & Beer Shop in the Castle Shops at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant


Browse Michigan’s largest selection of German beers! The Wine & Beer Shop has an incredible variety of unique, unusual, and privately-produced beers and wines from around the world–as well as plenty from right here in Michigan. While this shop does not have a guided tour, almost all of their selection is available to sample. Discover new favorites, or just expand your palate.

Address: 713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734


Sun – Thu: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Fri – Sat: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Phone: (989) 652-9941



Prost! Wine Bar & Charcuterie

Prost! Offers an impressive wine menu in a beautiful setting in downtown Frankenmuth. Wine enthusiasts can discover a whole international array of the best wine brands and flavors. With events and live music on the weekend, this is a great place for adults to meet or relax.

Address: 576 1/2 S. Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734


Mon – Thu: 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Fri – Sat: 12 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Sun: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Phone: (989) 262-8690



Lorelei Lounge & Schnitzelbank Bier Garten

With good food and live entertainment every evening, Lorelei Lounge inside Bavarian Inn Lodge is always bustling. The summer months allow guests to enjoy outdoor seating in the Schnitzelbank Bier Garten, but daily happy hour specials are served all year long. Beyond wine flights, Lorelei Lounge also has an impressive selection of bourbons to sample and discover.

Address: 1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Hours: Sun – Thurs: 4:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Fri – Sat: 4:30 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Phone: (989) 652-7200