Tag Archives: Gewurztraminer

Weingut Pfluger

There are times when you are tasting wines that notes aren’t taken as studiously or the moment is rather hectic as it was while we were at The Fine Wine Source.  As I have said, my Bride becomes the center … Continue reading

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Rove Estate

Rove Estate sits at the highest point of elevation on the Leelanau Peninsula and a family owned farm for five generations.  Creighton and McKenzie Gallagher represent the sixth generation farming the family plot and the estate is named after the … Continue reading

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Mari Vineyards

Marty Lagina founded Mari Vineyards in 1999 with the desire to plant varietals that one does not associate with Michigan like Nebbiolo, Sangiovese and others along with Cabernet Franc and Merlot.  He had friends come and help him the first … Continue reading

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Verterra Winery

Even with all of the driving that we did, we wanted to visit another winery that we had heard good praise about, and that was Verterra Winery.   I found it amusing that the same week that we had returned home, … Continue reading

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Peng Zu

Even out in Las Vegas, where I should be the Patriarch of the family, I sometimes get over-ruled on the selection of a restaurant.  I am partial to independent establishments as opposed to the national chains that have seemed to … Continue reading

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Jackson-Triggs

One of the more awe-inspiring wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake is Jackson-Triggs, as it is very imposing and very impressive as you drive to their tasting room facility. Alan Jackson and Don Triggs started the winery in 1993, and they are billed … Continue reading

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Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery

Ravine Vineyard was not far from where we were staying in Niagara-on-the-Lake. We were staying in the Queenston area and the next to us was the St. Davids and the sub-appellation of the region known as St. Davids Bench, which … Continue reading

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Brengman Brothers

The last of our winery stops on a whirlwind tour of Leelanau Peninsula in Michigan was a bit abbreviated, because we were trying to get back to the resort for dinner. I have to say that Brengman Brothers requires another … Continue reading

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Shady Lane Cellars

The next stop on our whirl-wind tour of wineries in the Leelanau Peninsula was to Shady Lane Cellars. The winery was founded by Dr. Joseph O’Donnell, a neurosurgeon from Grand Rapids in 1987. It recently changed hands to Richard Fortune … Continue reading

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Wyandotte Winery

I was thinking about a posting that I had read from another Blogger in cyber space about how there were wineries in all fifty states, and how many different states we could say that we had tried. As we were … Continue reading

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