Recent and Featured Wine Articles

  • stella ed Trattoria Stella Hosts 5th Annual Young Guns Chefs’ Dinner

    The fifth annual Young Guns Chefs’ Dinner Series will take place in Traverse City this year. On Sunday, October 19, 2014 Traverse City’s Trattoria Stella (located at […]

  • Shorts edited Northern Michigan Halloween Festivities

    Dust off your pirate hats, pull out those hideous dresses and throw on a wig, because it’s almost time for some great Northern Michigan Halloween parties! Staying […]

  • staff photographer Northern Michigan Fall Red Wines

    This article was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. With farmers markets flush with fresh produce, and fall mushrooms popping up […]

  • edited microbrew Video: Traverse City Microbrew & Music Festival 2014

    Looking back on summer with nostalgia now that it’s officially fall in Northern Michigan? Check out this video that captures some of the fun that occurred at […]

  • Old Mission Color Tour

    This fall color tour article was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. It’s the perfect companion for your Old Mission color […]

  • Hunt for reds The Hunt for the Reds of October on the Leelanau Peninsula

    The Leelanau Peninsula is well known for its Riesling and other cool-climate white varietals and blends. What are often overlooked, however, are the high-quality Northern Michigan red […]

  • Leelanau UnCaged Leelanau UnCaged in Northport

    The second annual “Leelanau Uncaged” is being held in Northport on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10 am to 10 pm. The event was inspired by a […]

  • chairlift Skitoberfest at Boyne Mountain Resort

    On October 4, 2014 Boyne Mountain Resort is hosting their sixth annual Skitoberfest! Enjoy a day of activities that will keep the whole family entertained from face […]

  • Tandem Cider Northern Michigan Cider With Dan Young

    Located in Leelanau County in Suttons Bay, Tandem Ciders has been a big player in putting Northern Michigan Cider on the map. MyNorth’s Eliza Foster chatted with […]

  • harbor springs edit Taste of Harbor Springs 2014

    The 21st annual Taste of Harbor Springs is scheduled to take place on Saturday September 20, 2014 from 12-3 pm in Harbor Springs. The event will be […]

  • stompede Leelanau Peninsula’s 2014 Annual Harvest Stompede

    Leelanau Peninsula‘s annual Harvest Stompede is set to take place on the weekend of September 6th and 7th. Just a short drive from Traverse City, this event is […]

  • Bunkered barrels at Chateau Grand Traverse. Photo by Todd Zawistowski. Northern Michigan Wine 101

    The Northern Michigan wine industry has aged well: since the first experimental vine plantings in the 60s and 70s, more than three dozen Northern Michigan wineries have […]

  • Shady Lane Cellars' new patio and bar. Photo courtesy of Shady Lane Cellars. Q&A with Adam Satchwell from Northern Michigan Winery, Shady Lane Cellars

    Located in Suttons Bay on the Leelanau Peninsula, Shady Lane Cellars was one of the early producers of Northern Michigan wine. With award-winning wines and a new outdoor […]

  • Tasters at 2Lads on the Old Mission Peninsula. Photo by Shea Haddad. Northern Michigan Wine Tours

    Visiting Northern Michigan wine country is equal parts eco-tourism and immersion into Northern Michigan’s food and drink scene. While it’s certainly enjoyable to simply sip on a […]

  • Northern Michigan wine Northern Michigan Wine Tips and Pairings

    All over Northern Michigan ranging from Traverse City to Leelanau County to Harbor Springs, Northern Michigan wine has become a staple in many households. Whether you enjoy […]

  • Tasting at 2Lads on Old Mission Peninsula 7 Northern Michigan Rosés for Summer Sipping

    Straddling the line between whites and reds, Northern Michigan rosés provide a splash of contrast during a summertime grill out. Learn about 7 such Northern Michigan wines […]

  • Northern Michigan Red Wine Northern Michigan Red Wine

    From a production standpoint, red wines play second fiddle to the near-unanimously popular whites in the world of Northern Michigan wine. According to a crop inventory conducted […]

  • Charlie Edson (far right) and company at Bel Lago Vineyards near Cedar. Bel Lago and Beyond: Vintner Charlie Edson on Sparkling Wine

    With a Ph.D. in viticulture and oenology, grape guru Charlie Edson worked as an academic winemaker and research oenologist visiting wine regions around the world before launching […]

  • forty-five north Interview with Northern Michigan Winery Forty-Five North’s Jay Briggs

    Northern Michigan wine runs through Jay Briggs’ veins. Descended from grandparents who met when picking grapes in the Lake Michigan Shore district, Jay Briggs studied viticulture and […]

  • Northern Michigan white wine Northern Michigan White Wine

    Whites form the backbone of the Northern Michigan wine industry—the climate in Northern Michigan is generally considered to favor the production of whites, and the quality bottled […]