Michiganders dish about their love affairs with local wine
How the badge indicates that an American wine blend reaches Bordeaux-level quality
To say that 2017 was a pivotal year for Josh Morgan would be putting it mildly.
There are more than 130 wineries statewide
Pilot opens second winery location in Irish Hills
Traditionally derided or ignored, this varietal is attracting a swell in interest at Michigan wineries
Better education and new technologies are improving nearly everyone’s output
Michigan winemakers believe the beleaguered grape deserves your attention
Heritage guides young owners of Rove Estate
Become a home vintner with just a fraction of an acre
Exploring a little local flavor in the heart of Provence
Boskydel Vineyard plans to close tasting room by 2018
Every winery has a distinct personality in the Petoskey area
A northern Michigan winemaker has begun unraveling the mysteries of his vineyard's 'terroir.'
The famed region in France emphasizes differences, parallels to local industry
Brys Estate’s winemaker crossed an ocean to work in Michigan
Lawsuit could eventually result in the same basic decision that happened in Granholm v. Heald and pry the regulations open even further
Short-lived adventures in not drinking Michigan wine
Wilfred Wong explains the range in understandable words.
This spring, Michigan Wine Month is on the move
An ode to some of 2016’s most memorable wines
The weather cooperated this year, but the remaining unknown factor is what the vino will do in the bottle as it matures
Social media gives fans an inside look at Michigan wineries
Developed in a Minnesota lab, a hearty wine grape called marquette is gaining ground in Michigan
After the growing season, it’s time for winemakers to get busy — and for tourists to sample their work
Wine-related must-dos throughout the Mitten State
St. Julian’s David Braganini helped cement Michigan’s reputation for excellence
State gains first new AVA in nearly three decades
New industry advocacy group seeks members
They continue to dazzle at latest Michigan Wine Competition
Founding Father Thomas Jefferson’s name was involved in a wine scandal of atomic proportions
New winery aims high, digs deep on Old Mission Peninsula
Committee-made wines maximize volume and profit — not flavor
Michigan wineries gather in the ‘D’ for annual event
A visit to France brings concepts learned here to life
South Africa’s competitively priced, high-quality wines find way back into U.S. market thanks to mega-retailer as well as Whole Foods
Think pink when it comes to springtime sipping
The wine world is no stranger to scandal, but this time, it’s a sparkling example of Champagne fraud.
The popularity of full-bodied, yeasty, and oaky styles has waned, making them terrific food accompaniments once more
A handful of Michigan wineries are adding this wine list staple to their repertoire
After a lot of experiments, some North American pinot noirs are finally up to par
Linda Jones bids Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council farewell after 17 years
Ice wine from Fenn Valley Vineyards & Wine Cellar is one of many delicious ice wines made in Michigan.
The language of wine might be messy, but it can also lead to terrific bargains
Grand Rapids festival is a wine lover’s utopia
How a bottle can take you back to the best days of your life
Can experts really identify a wine’s pedigree? Sometimes it involves a bit of luck.
When visiting Southwest Michigan, a little planning goes a long way
Always strong in white wines, Michigan Wine Competition results show progress in pinot noirs, cabernet franc, and more
The quest to market over-ripened, high-alcohol reds can cause a grape’s regional characteristics to get left behind
Consumers can sample award-winning wines at Aug. 20 Gold Medal Reception
With the ubiquity of “value” brands like Kim Crawford, it’s become a no brainer for the average consumer to breeze into a restaurant and order sauvignon blanc.
A How-to — and Why-to — Guide to Spitting Wine
You can’t judge the quality of a wine by its cost. The winery’s location, mortgage, and even good reviews factor in to the equation
Southeast Michigan winery boom puts weekend or day trips within reach of metro Detroit
Michigan wineries talk news and new vintages at local showcase
How a name he never thought would be approved turned Larry Mawby's sparkling wine into a national brand
More than 100 Michigan wines available for sampling during event
Newer winemaking styles may be the culprit for a form of oxidation called premox that’s appearing in a number of new red wines
Large-format bottles provoke awe, provide ageability
OMP winemakers, winery owners weigh in on ‘must-try’ wines
Raise a glass to Len Olson, who launched Michigan on a path to grow European vinifera grape varieties
Wineries recommend sweet sippers for the holidays
A brutal winter and unfavorable summer temperatures put a chill on the 2014 wine grape crop
Winery visits can be just as good — if not better — in the off season
Three of Michigan’s largest ‘up north’ wineries open a joint-venture tasting room and retail store in Ann Arbor
‘Forget the name and try it’
Star-crossed wines such as Marilyn Merlot may boost sales, but most are ordinary, at best
Southwestern Michigan winemakers, winery owners weigh in on ‘must-try’ wines
Why most writers don’t write about bad wines
Pay Leelanau a virtual visit via Ann Arbor’s new VinBar
An initial — but temporary — odor of sulfur isn’t cause for alarm in wine
Top contenders reflect industry’s diversity
Inaugural event to highlight one of Michigan's great grapes
Metro Detroiter's passion for wine leads to second career up north
It’s official: The American market now consumes more wine than the French
Wineries court fans with seasonal celebrations
A Parisian ‘bad boy’ of wine uncorks a few barbs at the French
A friendly face at Leelanau’s Forty-Five North
With every notable nuance in the newly opened J. Trees Cellars tasting room in Tecumseh, there’s a common theme: Owner and winemaker Jon Treloar did it himself.
Loire Valley winemakers begin to export their red wines
You don't need a museum-level installation to store wine
New Michigan law allows restaurant-goers to take their own bottles to dinner
The 'best wine ever' doesn't necessarily hinge on vintage or price — or even taste
Michigan’s Larry Mawby named one of the most admired people in the North American wine world
When it comes to holiday feasts, keep it young, inexpensive, and red.
Screw caps gain acceptance, and even keep some wines fresher — but service can suffer
Mother Nature. She’s gorgeous, fickle, tumultuous and, when all the stars align, nurturing. As we Michiganders know, her climate swings dramatically impact our agriculture.
Michigan wine is getting noticed in New York City — and beyond
Sublime summer days and evenings call for adventure in the vineyards.
A rosé by any other name can be tremendously refreshing
Twenty years ago, Chateau Chantal welcomed their first guests.
After performing self-written music for almost five decades in local pubs in Detroit, the practically unknown Sixto Diaz Rodriguez has become an overnight superstar and global phenomenon.
Pinot Blanc has been rooting itself in Michigan soils since at least the mid-1990s.
Michigan’s lighter and fresher-tasting wines are just right for summer
As warmer weather makes its way along the west coast of Michigan, wineries are gearing up for a bustling wine-touring season.
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