Wineries Do Michigan Proud in Finger Lakes Wine Competition

More than 50 Michigan wineries took medals in the 2020 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition (FLIWC), held July 18 and 19.One of America’s largest charitable wine competitions in the U.S., the competition attracts thousands...

Masks and More: The New Winery Etiquette

Since Michigan wineries began reopening their physical locations this spring, the tasting experience has looked dramatically different from what guests knew in the past. In many cases, wine flights have replaced individual tastings, staff...

Brengman Brothers Rosé Takes Best of Show in American Fine Wine’s Rosé Competition

Brengman Brothers of Leelanau County took Best of Show in the Dry Rosé category for its 2019 Block 7 Pinot Noir Rosé at the American Fine Wine Competition’s Rosé Competition 2020 held recently in...

The Art of the Cork

Many Michigan wineries opt for original art pieces that reflect the tone of their establishment. For some, the medium of choice is cork — as in a wine cork.That’s the case at Mari Vineyards....

Q&A with Alexandria and Chris Franz

Alexandria and Chris Franz of St. Clair Shores-based Wooden Whisk Creations enjoy pairing the foods they make with wines. Besides doing special events for Michigan By The Bottle tasting rooms, the pair travels north...

New 4-H Viticulture Pilot to Stoke Talent Pipeline

Youngblood Vineyard in rural Macomb County has been selected to be a pilot site for a new 4-H viticulture program.The viticulture program is also being developed at Pingree Farms in Detroit, which already had...

Michigan Inn, Wine Regions in Running for USA Today Readers’ Best

The Inn at Black Star Farms is a nominee for USA Today's 2020 Readers' Choice award for Best Wine Country Hotel. The family-owned 160-acre winery estate is located in Suttons Bay near Traverse City.

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