Governor Rick Snyder has officially announced theCraft Beverage Council. This will expand the previously known Michigan Grape and Wine Council to cover wineries, breweries, cider, and distilling. The change will totally convert the current council composition to a Governor appointed 10 member council consisting of: Two winemakers A winemaker that primarily manufactures cider A restaurant representative A…Details
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For more than two decades, commercial wine grape grower Dan Nitz has dreamed of opening his own winery on his family’s sprawling vineyards in the gentle hills east of the Lake Michigan shoreline. Nitz envisions his Chill Hill winery as just that — a place to chill, sip wine and soak in pastoral views of vineyards, woods…Details
Meet MWC’s Second Sponsor! Petraea Plus is the cool climate barrel company, a woman-owned oak group with a portfolio curated for the specific needs of wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries in cooler and cold climate emerging regions. With a certified sommelier/CSW on staff, over 15 years of craft beverage industry experience in eastern North America, and…Details
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…Details
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…Details