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Mawby Sparkling

It is almost a sin, if we don’t stop at MAWBY Sparkling while we are up in the Traverse City area of Michigan.   You can find Mawby out near Suttons Bay and whether you know it as L. Mawby Vineyards … Continue reading

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Bel Lago Vineyards

Bel Lago Vineyards is another Michigan winery in the Leelanau Peninsula and in Italian it means “beautiful lake” and that is what Lake Leelanau is. The winery was founded in 1987, but there had been vines planted back in the … Continue reading

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Boathouse Vineyards

This was a first for me, a winery that can be visited by car or boat, as the tasting room is located on the waterway connecting North Lake Leelanau with South Lake Leelanau. Michigan is the pleasure boat capital of … Continue reading

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More of the Cultural Exchange

The Caller and his wife were handling the “Cultural Exchange” with all the grace and wit that they are known for. There was even an excursion out on the lake as they showed us all of the little coves, inlets … 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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L. Mawby Vineyards

While up north at Crystal Mountain for a board meeting, the afternoon session is abbreviated so that many of the members can go golfing. I could hear the Siren call of the vineyards calling, so along with my Bride, came … Continue reading

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