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Leelanau Wineries Sweep Awards at Distinguished 2018 Competitions

  • June 19, 2018

Each year, many of our wineries enter numerous wine competitions to gauge how their wines compete on a national or even global level. The submitted wines are then sampled by a panel of judges during a "blind tasting", in which the wines' labels/bottles and the regions they were produced in are concealed from the judges.ts who work within the wine industry. The judges are experienced and trained professionals within the wine industry who are knowledgeable about wines and styles and highly qualified to evaluate wines for their quality. During the competition, these judges consider various...

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What’s Your Vinotype? Discover the styles of wine you’re most likely to enjoy along the trail.

  • May 23, 2018

Do You Have a Natural Preference for Certain Styles of Wine? One Wine Expert Thinks So… By Erin Rose Assistant Executive Director Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail   We recently asked our Facebook followers to confess their dirty wine and snack pairing favs. “Cherry wine and brownies!” “Dry sparkling wine with mac and cheese.” “A bold Cab with smoked whitefish dip.” “A Semi-Sweet Riesling with Jarlsberg!” “Cabernet Sauvignon and baked brie.” “Chardonnay with popcorn...” So who among these brave souls has the “best taste”?   If...

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Ready, Set…Sip!

  • September 29, 2017

Psst...Tickets for next year's Harvest Stompede are already up for sale @! #leelanauwine

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