October 17, 2017

Michigan Shines at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

The winners of the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition were announced on Friday.  The San Francisco competition bills itself as the largest American Wine Competition in the world. Again,  Michigan Riesling was a standout performer with a number of Michigan wineries taking high honors.Double Gold:Black Star Farms 2011 Old Mission Peninsula Arcturos, Dry $18.00Bowers Harbor … [Read more...]

Traversing Three Generations: Bowers Harbor Vineyards

Spencer Stegnega remembers his childhood filled with animals—cows, chickens, geese, sheep, even a few horses his family boarded on their 20-acre property.“It was a full-fledged gentleman’s farm, but I, as the youngest of three children was the idiot taking care of it,” he says, laughing at the memories of chasing after (and getting chased by) some of the animals.Today Spencer, 39, works … [Read more...]