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Michigan Celebrates Wine Month as Wineries Continue Growth

April has been declared Michigan Wine Month to celebrate Michigan’s quality wines and the wine industry’s contribution to the economy.

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Popularity Of Craft Beers Continues To Grow
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Eastern Michigan University Offering Degree in Fermentation Science

Eastern Michigan University has created a four-year program in fermentation science. The program uses chemistry and biology to teach students about the production and fermentation of beer, cider, food, fuel and pharmaceutical products.

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Happy National Drink Wine Day! Michigan Makes ‘Wine Region to Watch’ List

Happy National Drink Wine Day! I know, there's like a made-up holiday for everything now. But any day that gives us an excuse to imbibe, is worth marking on the calendar in my opinion.

Turns out, Michigan is an awesome place to celebrate National Drink Wine Day: According to CNN, Michigan is one of the top up-and-coming wine regions in the entire world!

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St. Cecilia Music Center Hosting Fabulous Wine Tasting Benefit May 1st

All of West Michigan is invited to one of the best wine tastings of the year at St. Cecilia Music Center on Friday, May 1st starting at 5:30 p.m.

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Governor Snyder Declares April Michigan Wine Month

Governor Rick Snyder has declared April "Michigan Wine Month" to celebrate Michigan's selection of wines and the wine industry’s economic contribution.

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And the Survey Says: Wine Beats Beer for Christmas

Much has been written about pairing wines with whatever you are serving up for dinner, or whether a stout or an IPA would best accompany that stew on your stove.

But when it comes to alcoholic beverage choices for American adults, how much does when factor into the type of drink one chooses?

Apparently, quite a bit, according to a recent Harris Poll.

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Open a Bottle of Wine Without a Corkscrew [VIDEO]

It's happened to me several times and I'm sure to you, too.  You have a lovely bottle of wine that you're just dying to open, but, alas, no corkscrew. You can't find it anywhere. Horrors, what do you do?

This fellow has a very tricky answer.

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Now For Something REALLY Scary…The World Is Running Out Of Wine

Take a moment to relax with a nice glass of wine...while you still can.

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Since Grand Rapids is now Beer City, What About Wine?

Grand Rapids has been honored by people literally around the world as a true "Beer Destination."  With Founders Brewery attracting folks from far and wide, Grand Rapids Brewing Co. opening, and other craft beer makers brewing some fabulous beers locally, Grand Rapids seemingly is the spot to be for beer lovers.

But, what about wine?  I love a good glass of wine.  Wine has been left behind, at least in the publicity department. There are a lot of wine drinkers out there.  Most everyone drinks wine, at some time or other.  Wine shops abound, most restaurants have good wine lists, but it's kind of quite.  We love it...we just don't advertise it.

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Thanksgiving Dinner and Wine…it can be a Problem of What to Choose

I don't know about your house, but at mine, we're slowly working out the menu for Thanksgiving.

I know, it's late, but we hate to rush anything.  (Har, har, har!)

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Wine, Beer & Food Festival Is Next Weekend

The greatly anticipated International Wine, Beer & Food Festival is almost here.  Next week, November 17 - 19 the Steelcase Ballroom inside DeVos Place will host thousand of people anxious to sample wine, beer and food from around the world.

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What Drink Goes Best With Sunburn

It's another hot, great beach day. Although Esquire Magazine did not include any West Michigan beaches on it's list of most popular, we have plenty of great beaches around here...

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