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Michigan Wine Collaborative Announces Tickets for the 2023 Michigan Governor’s Cup Events Available
The Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC) announces that tickets are now available for purchase for the 2023 Michigan Governor’s Cup events this June 28th & 29th in Lansing Michigan. The Michigan Wine Collaborative’s 2023 Michigan Governor’s Cup Committee has been hard at work planning this historic event and is excited to welcome the Michigan grape and wine industries, members of the trade, state legislators, the press, and the public to attend these events.
MWC will be hosting the first annual 2023 Michigan Governor’s Cup Award Gala & Dinner on June 28, 2023 at the Lansing Center. This event will offer attendees the first opportunity to taste the most highly rated wines from the 2023 Michigan Governor’s Cup Wine Competition which was administered by the Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago. During this Award Gala & Dinner MWC will feature a VIP Cocktail Hour where VIP ticket holders will have the opportunity to taste the wines before the doors open to the public as well as spend some extra time with Michigan wine industry professionals. MWC will also be offering an elegant dinner with pairings featuring the winning wines from the competition. Following the dinner there will be an award ceremony where the winning wineries will be presented awards for their victorious wines. Additionally, MWC will be awarding the first ever MWC Inclusion & Expansion Educational Fund Scholarship. This scholarship will provide education and training for underrepresented candidates looking to expand their future career opportunities in Michigan’s growing wine industry.
The next day, June 29, 2023, MWC will be hosting the 2023 Michigan Governor’s Cup Showcase Tasting at the Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center. This event will offer members of the trade with buying power for retailers, restaurants, hospitality, and related industries an exclusive and intimate opportunity to taste through some of the state’s most highly rated wines. Following the trade hour MWC will allow VIP ticket holders a private tasting and mingle hour where they can experience the winning wines from the competition and spend some extra time with the growers and winemakers of those wines. Doors open at 6pm for general admission ticket holders where they will be able to taste through the wines and have a chance to meet and chat with wine industry professionals as well as celebrate the first ever Michigan Governor’s Cup Competition wines.
Admission and tickets are very limited and those interested in attending are encouraged to lock in their spots as soon as possible. MWC and Premium Vintage Michigan members are eligible to access exclusive discounts on general admission to the events. Promo codes have been sent out to those members. To purchase tickets visit our EventBrite pages at the following links:
MWC is also seeking sponsors for both the 2023 Michigan Governor’s Cup Award Gala and Dinner and the 2023 Michigan Governor’s Cup Showcase Tasting. Sponsorship levels range in cost from $150-$5000 with varying benefits. MWC is also offering sponsored corporate tables at the Award Gala and Dinner. Organizations and businesses interested in sponsorship opportunities can reach out the MWC directly or find sponsorship opportunities listed on the MWC website at the link below:
The sponsorship and admission proceeds will support the Michigan Wine Collaborative and the Michigan Wine Foundation and funds raised will go towards activities supporting and promoting the Michigan grape and wine industries, developing workforce development programs, evolving educational opportunities, creating groundbreaking sustainability standards, and more. Help support the Michigan Wine Collaborative, our state’s grape and wine industries, and MWC causes and beneficiaries by sponsoring and attending this historic event. Together we can grow the Michigan wine industry.
The Michigan Wine Collaborative is the voice of the Michigan wine industry. Our mission is to enhance the sustainability and profitability of the Michigan wine industry by supporting wineries, growers and other businesses and individuals connected to the industry – today and for future generations. The Collaborative is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization. To learn more, visit michiganwinecollaborative.com or follow us on social media.
For more information, contact us by reaching out to [email protected] or send us a message on social media.
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