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2014-05-12 23:03:35

This Year’s Festival to Include VIP Party, Wine Education Tent, Second Music Stage and a Juried Art Show with Best of Show and People's Choice Awards Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The 2014 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival presents a new and improved event for its 6th year. This year’s festival, to be held at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons on Saturday, June 21, celebrates regional wine, food and culture of northern Michigan. More than 5,000 people...

2014-05-09 23:04:44

Small Plates event offers ultimate culinary experience of regional wines and fare in the tasting rooms and vineyards of Leelanau Peninsula. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail reintroduces Small Plates, a once-wildly popular series of upscale wine and food pairings along the trail. This event was hosted once already to critical acclaim and, therefore, will take place again on Friday, May 30. Participants enjoy a full glass of wine paired...

2014-04-30 23:01:07

Annual wine trail event features wine and food pairings and hat contests while raising funds for the Bruce Simpson Winemakers Scholarship. Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’ s annual Spring Sip and Savor event takes place this weekend, May 3 and 4, 2014. As vineyards wake to the long-awaited sun and warmth of May, first-time visitors and seasoned guests, alike, enjoy a truly memorable experience along the trail. Attendees indulge in flavors...

2014-03-30 23:00:10

New Small Plates Event Hosted by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association Offers Culinary Experience of Regional Wine and Gourmet Fare Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail reintroduces Small Plates, a once-wildly popular series of upscale wine and food pairings along the trail. This event is being hosted twice this spring on Friday, April 25 and Friday, May 30. Participants enjoy a full glass of wine paired with a well-presented and...

2014-03-29 23:00:48

Attendees enjoy delicious food and wine pairings and fun hat contests at 22 wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail hosted by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail's annual Spring Sip & Savor event is being held May 3-4, 2014. As vineyards wake to the sun and warmth of May, attendees enjoy delicious wine and food pairings at each of the 22 participating wineries on the wine trail and...

2014-02-28 23:02:53

The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Introduces Sips, Chips & Dips and Small Plates Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail welcomes wine enthusiasts to participate in two new events along the trail this spring; Sips, Chips & Dips is a free event taking place on March 29, and Small Plates takes place on April 25 and again on May 30. On March 29 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm, during Sips, Chips & Dips, visit the wineries along the Leelanau...

2014-02-28 23:02:42

New Three-day Wine Tour Encourages Slower-paced Exploration of Wine Region Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Just in time for Michigan Wine Month in April, the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail is rolling out a new program entitled the “Leelanau Loop Adventure.” The new tour gives wine enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the renowned wine region at a more leisurely pace during the months from September to June. “The loop adventure encourages participants to slow...

2014-01-20 23:01:13

Regional Foods Complement Local Wines Offering a Delicious Tour along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s annual celebration of wine, love and chocolate is set for February 8 and 9, 2014. Taste the Passion gives attendees an opportunity to sample the region’s wines paired with local food while enjoying a festive wine tour. Tickets are $35 for the weekend event, and lodging packages are available from...

2013-12-31 23:01:02

Enjoy both sweet and savory small plates of local fare paired with quality wines grown within the Leelanau Peninsula AVA. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The annual Taste the Passion wine tour event hosted by the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail (LPVA) is being held February 8 and 9, 2014. The event takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Participants take a self-guided tour through the tasting rooms of 21 wineries along...

2013-12-31 23:01:00

Four $1,000 scholarships available to students interested in pursuing careers in Michigan as winemakers and vineyardists. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The 25 wineries of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail are offering four $1,000 scholarships for the 2014/2015 school year. The scholarship was initiated by the vintners of Leelanau Peninsula and will provide financial assistance to regional students interested in pursuing careers as winemakers and vineyardists. The...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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