2019 Taste the Passion Pairings


Rove Estate of Traverse City:

Bel Lago Vineyards & Winery of Cedar: Cherry Dessert Wine paired with Mama’s Italian Cherry Cannoli

Good Harbor Vineyards of Lake Leelanau:

Laurentide Winery of Lake Leelanau: 2017 Pinot Gris paired with South of the Border Mexican Polenta Pork

Cherry Republic of Glen Arbor: Great Hall Noir paired with Cherry Black Forest Cake with Fresh Cream

Chateau Fontaine of Lake Leelanau:


Blustone Vineyards of Lake Leelanau: Signature Winemakers Red – a beautiful blend of Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah – paired with decadent bacon, bleu cheese and pecan “cocktail cookies.”

Green Bird Organic Cellars & Farms of Northport:

Leelanau Wine Cellars of Omena:

Tandem Ciders of Suttons Bay:

45 North Vineyard & Winery:

Aurora Cellars of Lake Leelanau: 2016 Pinot Noir with a Mini Fancy Raspberry Pants Ice Cream Bar (vanilla ice cream, raspberries, graham cracker crust, coated in dark chocolate sprinkled with sea salt)

Amoritas Vineyards of Lake Leelanau: 2016 Pinot Gris paired with Lemon Ginger Donut from Peace, Love and Little Donuts

Verterra Winery of Leland:

Boathouse Vineyards of Lake Leelanau:

Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery of Suttons Bay: Passion Wine paired with Silver Leaf Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chestnuts

French Valley Vineyard and Bistro of Suttons Bay:

Nathaniel Rose Wine at Raftshol Vineyards of Suttons Bay:


Shady Lane Cellars of Suttons Bay:

Black Star Farms of Suttons Bay: BeDazzled paired with Taste The Passion (ghost pepper flourless chocolate quenelle, wild lingonberry sauce powdered sugar)

Two K Farms: Sparkling Riesling paired with a sponge cake bite drizzled in a strawberry sauce with an optional topping of whipped cream

Ciccone Vineyard & Winery of Suttons Bay: 2016 Starboard paired with a “Taste of S’mores”

Chateau de Leelanau of Suttons Bay:

L. Mawby of Suttons Bay: Sex – our beautiful, soft, delicious, dry Rose – paired with Kate’s Ginger/Rye Spiced Cookies finished with a Drizzle of Pink Frosting flavored with the wine.