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2014-08-26 23:00:56

Four Students Are Awarded a $1,000 Scholarship for the 2014/2015 School Year Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association (LPVA) awarded its first-ever recipients of the Bruce Simpson Winemaker Scholarship. The scholarships were presented on Tuesday, August 19. Four recipients will each receive $1,000 for the 2014/2015 school year. The recipients are Kurtis Berry, Dawn Stemo, Alexis Bogdanova-Hanna and Ashley Nitz. The financial...

2014-07-31 23:01:01

Leelanau Peninsula’s Newest Winery Offers Local Wine and Fare Paired with Old World Charm Lake Leelanau, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula’s newest winery, Aurora Cellars, opened its doors on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 7788 East Horn Road in Lake Leelanau. Joining the Northern Loop of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, Aurora Cellars is the 25th winery along the trail. The winery will participate in all trail activities including the popular wine tour events, making its trail...

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...

2014-03-29 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...

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...


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