Mark your calendars and make your travel plans to Traverse City, MI for this exciting and immersive educational opportunity to unite the worlds of grape and wine as well as the Michigan wine industry. We look forward to seeing you at the Resort! CONTACT US with any questions.
7:30 a.m. Coffee service available 8 a.m. Welcome Donnell Brown, NGRA President 8:05 a.m. ARS and the grape industry: Partnering to drive innovation Chavonda Jacobs-Young, USDA-ARS, Acting Chief Scientist SESSION 1 – Introduction to Sensor Technologies 8:15 a.m. Session introduction Donnell Brown, NGRA 8:20 a.m. Proximal and in situ sensors in vineyards Andrew McElrone, USDA-ARS,…Details
Michigan Wine Collaborative is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: MWC September Board Call Time: Sep 10, 2019 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/302246675 One tap mobile +16465588656,,302246675# US (New York) +17207072699,,302246675# US (Denver) Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 720 707…Details
The 2019 Michigan Gold Medal Reception took place on August 8, 2019 at the Kellogg Center at Michigan State University. This was a culmination of half of a year’s work creating a new competition and reception program due to the transition of the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council to the Craft Beverage Council. Michigan…Details
The Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center is planning a 40th Anniversary Celebration for Friday, August 23, 2019 from 3:00PM – 9:30PM at the NWMHRC, located at 6686 S. Center Highway, Traverse City, MI 49684. This celebration will feature a live band, silent auction, grower contests, yard games, a social hour, dinner, and dancing! We will…Details
MWC gathered up some members and their wines and headed to the Finger Lakes last month to invade the inaugural FLXcursion Riesling Summit. This event brought together Riesling authorities, professionals, and aficionados together in Geneva, NY to collaborate on the special grape. The event consisted of 2 days of seminar/sessions focused on Riesling production and…Details
MWC was honored and excited to be involved in this year’s Michigan Wine Competition. We were absolutely stunned at the quality of teamwork we experience with the Kellogg Center, MSU School of Hospitality Business, Chris Cook, MDARD, and the MI Craft Beverage Council. The event was arguably the most successful yet with over 430 wines…Details
MWC produced our first independent Twitter tasting in June 2019. This event featured MWC member wineries and was opened to the public on Twitter. Twitter participants ordered wines from the producers at a discount and tasting the wines as we discussed Riesling production in Michigan. St. Julian Winery, Fenn Valley Vineyards, Chateau Chantal, Bowers Harbor,…Details
2019 Michigan Wine Competition Awards By Medal BEST OF CLASS Dry Red: Youngblood Vineyards Marquette Estate Grown 2018 Semi-dry Red: Chateau Fontaine Winery Big Paw Red NV Dry White: Verterra Winery Pinot Blanc 2018 Semi-dry White: Amoritas Vineyards Mary’s Folly White Wine Field Blend 2017 Sparkling: Mawby Sparking Wines Blanc Brut NV Fruit: Yooper Winery…Details
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