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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...

2013-10-20 23:00:14

The Hunt for the Reds of October event raises funds and awareness for the American Red Cross and showcases quality red wines being grown on the peninsula. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 It’s harvest time along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. As vintners work hard plucking plump grapes from the vines and pouring samples of wines in the jam-packed tasting rooms, they are also gearing up to showcase the quality red wines being produced on the peninsula. The Hunt...

2013-10-20 23:00:11

Annual holiday wine tour event offers local food and wine pairings, a commemorative wine glass, holiday ornament, gift bag and more. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 Leelanau Peninsula’s largest wine tour event, Toast the Season, offers a local food and wine pairing at 22 participating wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. The self-guided tour, held the first two weekends of November, is an annual tradition that has sold out for the past three years....

2013-04-23 23:20:32

Tourism promoters in Traverse City, Mich. have created a new Internet tool to help them attract birding enthusiasts: a web-based “road map” to over 120 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline that includes 27 birding sites. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Tourism promoters in Traverse City, Mich. have created a new Internet tool to help them attract birding enthusiasts: the Sleeping Bear Birding Trail, a web-based “road map” to over 120 miles of Lake Michigan...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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