Recent and Featured Wine Articles

  • edited french toast 3 French Toast Ideas for New Year’s Brunch

    After a late night on New Year’s Eve, start your New Year’s Day off right by sleeping in and enjoying a leisurely brunch. This year we are […]

  • Larry Mawby Q&A with Larry Mawby

    A Q&A with Larry Mawby was originally featured in the January 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. The North’s undisputed Bubble King, Larry Mawby has been […]

  • bubbles Northern Michigan Bubbly Drinks

    Ring in the new year in Northern Michigan at a party near you. If you’re throwing your own bash take note of some of the following celebratory […]

  • esperance wine bottles Where to Buy Holiday Wine in Northern Michigan

    This article was originally featured in the December 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Whether a rich Rioja red to pair with your roast beast or […]

  • edited bonobo Bonobo Winery Opens in Traverse City

    After months of anticipation, the newest Old Mission Peninsula winery, Bonobo Winery is now open for business. Founded by brothers Carter and Todd Oosterhouse, Bonobo “hopes to […]

  • A Very Rare-y Christmas Party

    Add a new holiday party to the list of “must attends” this season. Rare Bird Brewpub and Create TC have teamed up to throw “A Very Rare-y […]

  • editedbistro Bistro Foufou Holiday Pairings Dinner

    On December 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm join Chef Guillaume and the FouFou team in Traverse City for another night of excellent cuisine paired with exquisite wine […]

  • edited PetoskeyHHHotspots Happy Hour Hot Spots in Petoskey

    Looking for a place to relax and enjoy some drinks after a long day at work? We’ve compiled a list of some of the best places in […]

  • edited small town Small Town Festivals Around Northern Michigan

    Celebrate winter in Northern Michigan and enjoy a variety of winter festivals from Petoskey to Houghton Lake! The list below gives a round up of some of […]

  • edited wine shop Top 10 Northern Michigan Wine Shops

    As the holiday season approaches, don’t get caught off guard… stock up on some Northern Michigan wine for holiday presents, housewarming gifts and parties galore! Check out […]

  • Wine-Pairings Wine Pairings for a Northern Michigan Thanksgiving

    Note: Listen to Rachel North share Tim Tebeau’s wine pairings for a Northern Michigan Thanksgiving on Tuesday’s Table with Traverse Magazine podcast on WTCM’s 580 AM afternoon […]

  • Sicilian wine Sicilian Wine Dinner at Traverse City Restaurant Pepenero

    Last week I enjoyed an amazing Sicilian meal at Pepenero in Traverse City. Before I divulge any decadent details… full disclosure, I am not a food critic […]

  • band interlochen Tone to Table Dinner in Traverse City

    Music and food are the newest pairing in the Northern Michigan food scene. Taking place on Thursday, November 20, 2014, Tone to Table is the result of […]

  • Summer 2014 David Weidner A New Northern Michigan Wine Trail

    The Northern Michigan wine scene has expanded greatly outside of the Grand Traverse region. For decades now, Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas have been the beating heart […]

  • chestnuts Food and Drink Events in Northern Michigan

    Northern Michigan food and drink events are still in abundance even after the leaves have fallen, so don’t miss out on a specialty dinner and especially don’t […]

  • Northport Northport On the Rebound

    This feature was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine… A tiny burg at the end of a peninsula makes a miraculous […]

  • 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 […]