Tagged: Best Michigan wines

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Surprising Michigan Sauvignon Blanc

What’s surprising about Michigan Sauvignon Blanc? That so few Michigan wineries produce wines from this fascinating versatile and aromatic varietal is really quite surprising. The Wolverine State makes much more white wine than red...

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Michigan WIne Competition Results

Twenty-five wine experts from around the country gathered August 5 in East Lansing for the 37th annual Michigan Wine Competition. Judges included Master Sommelier Ron Edwards; Doug Frost, who is both a Master of...

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San Francisco 2014 Competition Midwest Winners

Ferrante Winery was a “Sweepstake Winner” in the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition for its 2012 Vidal Blanc Ice Wine from the Grand River AVA in Ohio.  The Sweepstake Winner title was awarded...

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Michigan Wine Competition Results 2013

This past week,  I had the pleasure of judging at the Michigan Wine Competition which was held at Michigan State University.   The organizers of the Competition- Linda Jones, Karel Bush, Chris Cook and Sherri...

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Lake Michigan Shore Wine Festival 2013 Photos

The Lake Michigan Shore Wine festival was held at Weko Beach in Bridgman, Michigan on June 15th. This event is held literally on the shores of Lake Michigan and featured 15 wineries pouring 56...

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The Wine World Discovers Northern Michigan

For 200 years, grapegrowers have been experimenting with European wine varietals in the Midwestern United States.  While growing old world grapes in the Midwest will never be easy, some regions are quietly gaining an...

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Midwest Dominates Pacific Rim Wine Competition

Midwest wineries are the best road team in wine. Whenever our regional wineries go to national wine contests recently, a significant portion of the medals wind up coming back to the Midwest.   The...