Tag Archives: Chateau Chantal

Chateau Chantal Proprietor’s Reserve 2007 Pinot Noir

November 19, 2010

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For whatever reasons, I’ve enjoyed more Pinot Noirs this year from the other 46 states than ever before.  From the Finger Lakes in New York to the Snake River Valley in Idaho, quality has improved to the point where these emerging Pinot Noir regions can no longer be ignored.  So it should come as no […]

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Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula

November 7, 2010

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Michigan is home to more than 70 wineries and 4 federally approved viticultural areas (AVAs).  In the northwest part of the state lie the Leelanau Peninsula and the Old Mission Peninsula.  In the southwest lie the Lake Michigan Shore and Fennville AVAs.  Experiencing explosive growth over the past 10 years, wine production has increased from […]

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