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2014-07-31 23:01:08

The Annual Wine Tasting Weekend Provides Local Wine, Food and Fun Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The vineyards are lush, and the grapes are plumping up in preparation of the upcoming harvest. And, to celebrate, folks are gearing up for the annual Harvest Stompede held Saturday and Sunday, September 6 and 7, 2014 along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Kicking-off the weekend festivities is an optional walk or run through the vineyards start-ing at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at...

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...

2014-05-09 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 23:01:10

Thirty-seven wines from eight wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail earn top medals at renowned competition. Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Since 1985, the Pacific Rim Wine Competition has been setting the standards of judging fine wine. A two-day event, Pacific Rim brings 30 wine professionals together to conduct blind evaluations on 2,000 wines from around the world. This year’s event was held on April 23 and 24 in San Bernadino, California. Eight wineries...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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