April is Michigan Wine Month


In honor of Michigan wine month, I’d like to draw your attention to Michigan Wines, which is the official website of The Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council, and should be your first stop when exploring Michigan wine!

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?)

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.

Try Sex for free at Art of the Table in Grand Rapids this Thursday!


If a restaurant offers Michigan wine AT ALL, chances are good that there will be an L Mawby selection. Which is why if you have not had the opportunity to try some, you must head over to Art of the Table this Thursday!

Wineries In and Around Grand Rapids


While most of our virtual Michigan wine tour has taken place “up north,” you don’t have to go far to visit wineries.

Welcome Spring in Michigan at the Brys Estate Wine Dinner at The Boathouse in Traverse City

I recently received a press release for a Brys Estate Wine Dinner at The Boathouse in Traverse City. A quick glance at their website reveals that The Boathouse is committed to farm to table. Given the time of year, I was quite curious to see how the farm to table concept would play out in the menu. Take a look for yourself:

Robinette’s Turns 100! Come celebrate this weekend

Over the past few years since living in Grand Rapids, I have come to love heading out to Robinette’s. There is always something to do and taste. This weekend, they’re celebrating their 100th anniversary!

West Michigan Restaurants Serving Up Michigan Wine

One thing I’ve noticed lately is that many restaurants that source locally have an excellent selection of Michigan beer, but wine-not so much.

Locally-Owned Places to Buy Michigan Wine in Grand Rapids

Whew! What a trip that was, exploring the wine country “Up North.” Let’s take a few days to explore the wine scene at home. If you’re from Grand Rapids, that is. If you’re from elsewhere, these will be great ideas for your next visit!

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