Tag Archives: Leelanau Peninsula Vintners

Leelanau Wineries Introduce a Loopy New Wine-Touring System

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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I’m Just a Walker in a Runner’s Town

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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A Walk in the High Country: The Red (Wines) of October

By MIKE NORTON I’m a sucker for a good fall weekend. The weather can be cold, wet and miserable for weeks on end, but give me two straight days of sunshine, and all is forgiven. Especially when all that beautiful … Continue reading

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The TC Wine & Art Festival Moves to a New Date

Having fun at the 2011 TC Wine & Art Festival By MIKE NORTON After three years as a late August event, the Traverse City Wine & Art Festival will now kick off Traverse City’s summer season on Saturday, June 30. … Continue reading

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What a Warm March! (Will the Cherries Blossom Early?)

Vineyards, Cherry Trees and East Bay seen from Chateau Chantal By MIKE NORTON Traverse City has been having absolutely amazing weather for March – highs in the 70s and 80s, people sunbathing on the beaches before there are even leaves … Continue reading

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Fall Thoughts, an Awesome Holiday Art Fair, and Toasting the Season in Leelanau

A Twilight Paddle past Neahtawanta Point at Bowers Harbor By MIKE NORTON Autumn is the briefest season, and the season I’m most loathe to let go of. Now, as it gives up these last few days of beauty before inevitably … Continue reading

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Some great new Leelanau wines, and three new Leelanau wineries!

Tossing back some whites with my daughter Liz last summer at Willow Vineyards. (By the way, their Pinot Noir was excellent!) By MIKE NORTON  Here in northern Michigan, we talk about the weather a lot. Partly because it’s a subject … Continue reading

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