2009 Ohio vs. Michigan Wine Clash

(Columbus, Ohio – November 5, 2009) Ahead of the legendary gridiron clash, wine lovers in Michigan and Ohio assembled to determine whose wines would triumph in a head-to-head clash. Eleven of the top wines were chosen from each state and judged in both Columbus and Ann Arbor by panels of wine lovers, writers and professionals.Read more

A Napa Valley Alternative

Michigan wines are in the news again! CNN recently recommended Michigan’s Leelanau and Old Mission peninsulas as a nice alternative to Napa Valley in the online Travel Companion. Here you’ll discover more than 850 acres of land and more than 20 wineries for your choosing. The area offers tastings and gourmet meals, and Kantrowitz says,Read more

Michigan’s Best In Class

Congratulations to the following list of Michigan wineries for their award winning wines at the recent 32nd annual Michigan Wine and Spirits Competition. The competition only accepts wines produced from Michigan grapes (bravo), and attracted a record 395 wines from 42 of the state’s 64 wineries. The top award winners were: Best of Class DryRead more

The Big 5

Although I still have a long path to travel to taste and experience the other 46 states, I often wonder what state will move into the highly sought after 5th spot behind the big 4? I continue to read more and more about the growing wine industries in Virginia, Arizona, and Ohio. Perhaps Michigan, Texas,Read more