Join us on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm as participating wineries offer everyday snacks paired with a complimentary taste of Leelanau wine. This is a fantastic way to try lots of your favorite munchies and see how great they taste when complemented by wine. This is a free event. Just show up and enjoy the yummy fun!
Here are the simple, yet delicious, pairings that await you:
Sip Pinot Grigio/Chardonnay 2012 with Pita Chips and Hummus Dip at Bel Lago Vineyards & Winery in Cedar. The yummy snack pairs well with the racy acidity of Pinot Grigio that is elegantly mingled with creamy surlie aged Chardonnay.
Head to Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay to try their Arcturos Sur Lie Chardonnay paired with tomato, basil and feta dip and pita chips.
Blustone Vineyards in Lake Leelanau will offer buttery, movie theater popcorn with their 2012 Naked Chardonnay.
Stop by Chateau de Leelanau in Suttons Bay for your choice on Riesling Select or Pinot Grigio paired with buffalo chicken dip.
Lucie at Chateau Fontaine in Lake Leelanau says, “I’ll be doing cheeseball varieties and wines to match to each… Chardonnay, Big Paw Red, and Pinot Noir.”
In Glen Arbor, Cherry Republic will offer their wide selection of cherry wines, complemented by their original cherry salsa.
Don’t forget Ciccone Vineyards, where you’ll find their 2011 Cabernet Franc and 2011 Michigan Riesling paired with spinach artichoke dip!
At Forty-Five North in Lake Leelanau, you can try Semi-Dry Riesling paired with creamy jalapeño ranch dip & tortilla chips.
Get to Gill’s Pier Vineyard to try artichoke dip and pita paired with their 2011 Royce, an oaked blend of Pinot Grigio, Seyval, and Sauvignon Blanc.
At Good Harbor Vineyard, Debbie will serve their Pinot Grigio paired with a cheese crisp.
L. Mawby/M. Lawrence of Suttons Bay is pairing a special “All Hands In Against Cancer” sparkler (to benefit the Cowell Family Cancer Center / Munson Medical Center) with Great Lakes Potato Chip Co. “salt, cracked pepper, & onion” potato chips. For each bottle of the “All Hands In Against Cancer” that sells, they are donating $1 to help the development and construction of the Cowell Family Cancer Center, part of Munson Medical Center.
Lauentide Winery of Lake Leelanau is serving three varieties of Mike’s Famous Mexican Bean Dip with 2012 Pinot Gris.
Head out to Leelanau Cellars in Omena for Knot Just a Bar’s rosemary hummus and grilled pita paired with the winery’s 2012 Baco Noir or 2012 Pinot Grigio.
There won’t be a specific wine pairing at Silver Leaf in Suttons Bay, but you’ll be able to enjoy hummus with pita or cucumber with any one of their wines!
At Tandem Ciders in Suttons Bay, grab roasted and salted peanuts in the shell to pair with yummy cider.
In Leland, Verterra Winery will serve chips with the Bluebird’s ranch dressing paired with a choice of Chaos White Cuvee or Chaos Red Cuvee.