Michigan Wine Month Wrap-Up


As we wrap up our virtual Michigan wine tour, I realize that we have just barely scratched the surface. When I started this series on a whim, I had no idea if I’d run out of posts-I just knew that I really wanted to celebrate and share my love for Michigan wine.

Old Shore Vineyards Provides Wine Cork Recycling Service


Recently, Old Shore Vineyards, located in Buchanan, MI, announced that they have become a Cork ReHarvest collection partner, an initiative of the Cork Forest Conservation Alliance.

An Interview with West Michigan’s Kitchen Kop


You may have seen her at one of the local Nourishing Ways meetings, or read her blog at http://kellythekitchenkop.com. She’s Kelly the Kitchen Kop, and she’s busting “politically correct” health and nutrition information.

Falling in Love At Black Star Farms


Five years ago tomorrow, my husband and I got married. We honeymooned at Black Star Farms, and ever since I’ve been hooked.

Lots of Events at Fenn Valley!


If I had to pick a favorite Michigan winery, it would be a toss-up between Fenn Valley and the one I’ll tell you about tomorrow. (How’s that for suspense?)

Top 10 Reasons to Participate in Virtual Wine Tastings

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Since my last post about Michigan by the Bottle, they have announced their next Tweet & Taste! Here is my list of top 10 reasons that you should participate in virtual wine tastings.

Lunch at Jolly Pumpkin

As you might have figured out by now, as much as my husband and I like wine, we are also into beer. (As one might suspect from a couple who is working to open a microbrewery!). And so we couldn’t leave Traverse City without stopping at Jolly Pumpkin.

A Chat with Tony from Leelanau Cellars

One of the most fun things about the media event was meeting the winemakers and other people who live, work, and breathe Michigan wine. One of those was Tony Lentych, General Manager at Leelanau Cellars.

An Afternoon at Tandem Cider

  My husband, Troy   My husband and I went up to Traverse City for the weekend April 17-18 to attend the media event sponsored by Leelanau Peninsula Vintner’s Association. It was drizzly and cold, but we still had a great time. The first thing we did was visit Tandem Ciders.

Dine Out for Life, West Michigan!


We take a break from our Michigan Wine Month series to let you know that you can fight AIDS by going out to eat on Thursday, April 28, at participating local restaurants.

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