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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Collaborative Hires New Project Director via Specialty Crop Block Grant As the Michigan Wine Collaborative continues to grow, the need for one individual to coordinate its multi-faceted goals has been observed: enter Emily Dockery, a fresh face with an associates degree in Enology & Viticulture from Lake Michigan College and International Studies from Kalamazoo Valley.…Details
Post-harvest drive underway for the Collaborative Thrice for good measure: Cheers, cheers, and cheers to another fruitful Michigan harvest season! Growth, quality, and consistency are clear distinctions in our region, and we’d like to congratulate and thank all parties involved in keeping Michigan special. As Thanksgiving season draws near, we’re taking a few new…Details
The March 2017 newsletter is out! Download it here.
February 2017 Newsletter Thank you for your support of the Michigan Wine Collaborative! With your help, we have been able to continue our work in the following committees: Communication, Finance, Grants and Legislation, Research and Education, Membership, and Sustainability. We look forward to your participation, as all talents are welcomed and needed in order to…Details
2017 Annual Meeting The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Wine Collaborative will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM, at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Michigan. The purpose of the meeting is for the election of directors and the transaction of such other business as may be properly brought before the…Details