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
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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