Category: Michigan

Paul Brady Talks “Lake Wines” with Dr. Jamie Goode

Now that former contributor Paul Brady isn’t working for the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, I’ve drafted him to

[REVIEW]: Petoskey Farms 2018 “First Crush” Sweet Rose

Producer:  Petoskey Farms Vineyard & WineryRegion: Tip of the Mitt AVABlend: 85% frontenac gris, 15% frontenac noirABV: 12.3%Price: $25* * Review sample provided by the winery

[REVIEW] Petoskey Farms 2018 Marquette

Producer:  Petoskey Farms Vineyard & WineryRegion:Tip of the Mitt AVABlend: 100% marquetteABV: 12.9%Price: $28* * Review sample provided by the winery

[REVIEW] Mari Vineyards 2016 Jamieson Vineyard Dry Riesling

Producer:  Mari VineyardsRegion: Old Mission PeninsulaVineyard: Jamison VineyardBlend: 100% rieslingABV: 12.5%Price: $25* * Review sample provided by the winery

Loose Tasting Notes from Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Virginia — February 20, 2020

Colorado Brookcliff Vineyards 2015 Cabernet Franc Reserve ($25*)Sweet cherries and sweet oak and vanilla on the nose. Ripe fruit is

Loose Tasting Notes from Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia — November 11, 2019

Michigan Mackinaw Trail Winery 2018 Estate Grown Marquette Rose ($18*)Simple nose shows ripe cherry and a hint of high-toned vanilla.

REVIEW: Mari Vineyards 2017 Bestiary Ramato

Producer:  Mari VineyardsRegion: Old Mission PeninsulaBlend: 100% pinot grigioABV: 12% * Review sample provided by the winery

REVIEW: Shady Lane Cellars 2016 Cabernet Franc

Producer: Shady Lane CellarsRegion: Leelanau Peninsula AVAABV: 12.5%Price: $36* * Review sample provided by the winery

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