April 2018 Newsletter

MWC Gains Inaugural Sponsorship! MWC is thrilled to welcome our first sponsor, Prestige Glassware of Bay City. Prestige Glassware is a family run company now being operated by their second generation. They are a MICHIGAN company providing jobs in the community for 45 people. Prestige Glassware is officially recognized in the USA as a  premium decorator of glassware. Prestige has…

March 2018 Newsletter

MWC Takes Minnesota! MWC traveled to Minnesota March 15-17th for the 2018 Cold Climate Conference. This conference was full of valuable and educational moments as well as lots of networking opportunities which resulted in new support systems in the areas of Enology & Viticulture across the Midwest. Some stand-out sessions from this conference included the…

February 2018 Newsletter

Big Changes, Bigger Opportunities  Big changes are ahead for the Michigan wine industry. The biggest might be the imminent changes to the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council. Legislation has passed which will dissolve the current architecture of the council and will transform it into the Michigan Craft Beverage Council. Some of the effects this…

January 2018 Newsletter

Full Steam Ahead to 2019 It’s a new year and with that comes many new opportunities for the Michigan Wine Collaborative. Our committees have been hard at work outlining their goals for 2018 as well as crafting mission statements in order to aid in the overall mission of the collaborative- To enhance the sustainability and profitability…

December 2017 Newsletter

New Year, New Vintage This past year has been gratifyingly fruitful for the Michigan Wine Collaborative. In 2017 MWC helped to establish the Great Lakes Sustainable Wine Alliance which is aiding the industry in creating standards for Michigan vineyards and producers to become more eco-friendly in sustainable ways. We were also honored to host the…