Shaping the Future of the Michigan Wine Industry

Press Release - Lansing, MI – August 1st, 2016 The Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC), a newly created not-for-profit organization, announces its official formation after substantial work, gathering input from the wine and wine grape industry. The mission of the MWC is to enhance the sustainability and profitability of the Michigan wine industry by supporting wineries, … Continue reading Shaping the Future of the Michigan Wine Industry

Valentine’s Day in West Michigan 2016

Photo courtesy of Fenn Valley Vineyards by Jeremy Witt Prepare the roses and chocolate covered strawberries because Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! It’s possible that you may have forgotten and are scrambling to arrange plans or maybe you’ve been waiting 365 days in anticipation to surprise the one you love. To help both … Continue reading Valentine’s Day in West Michigan 2016

Harvest Stompede Offers One-of-a-Kind Trek through Leelanau Peninsula Vineyards

    The Annual Wine Weekend is Loaded with Local Wines, Fresh Fare and Lots of Touring Fun Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s Harvest Stompede event is an exciting time to explore the region’s wineries. Rolling hills of lush grapevines cover the countryside providing a stunning backdrop to wine tasting fun during the weekend wine tasting event that takes … Continue reading Harvest Stompede Offers One-of-a-Kind Trek through Leelanau Peninsula Vineyards

Michigan Wine & Beer: Head to Head Cheese Pairing

Ever wonder what goes better with Michigan cheese--Michigan wine or Michigan beer? Thanks to the United Dairy Industry of Michigan, some of my fellow food bloggers and I got to find out. Reserve was the backdrop for our little experiment. Fred Bueltmann, AKA The Beervangelist, chose the pairings (or would that be triplings?) and explained … Continue reading Michigan Wine & Beer: Head to Head Cheese Pairing