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The surprisingly healthy side to Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is often seen as a time to be super indulgent and forget about anything healthy. Just think about it: The day is typically full of a rich dinner, bottles of wine and huge boxes of chocolates. But we…

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A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries: 2013 Upper Peninsula edition

  So far we’ve served up a flight of wines from the East, the West, and the Central regions of Michigan. In this, our final installment of A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries, our virtual tour stops off…

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A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries: 2013 Central & Northern Lower Peninsula edition

Welcome to another installment of A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries. Previous installments took us east and west, but this week we’re heading to where all the action is: the central & northern lower peninsula. There’s clearly “something…

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A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries: 2013 West Michigan edition

We began our tour of Michigan’s wineries on the eastern side of the state. For this installment of the A Healthier Michigan A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries, we head west. # 12 Corners Vineyards – South Haven Tasting Room - South Haven:…

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A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries: 2013 East Michigan edition

We recently concluded the A Healthier Michigan A-Z Guide to Michigan Breweries series: East, West, Central & Northern Lower Peninsula, and Upper Peninsula editions took us across our great state in search of great brews. Now it’s time for Michigan’s…

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April declared Michigan Wine Month

In a recent announcement, Governor Snyder declared April as ‘Michigan Wine Month’ in support of Michigan’s growing wine and grape industry and its impact on the state’s economy. The Michigan wine and grape industry has successfully become value-added agriculture in…

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Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival

In five short years, the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival has grown to become the largest culinary event in the state.  The festival boasts the very best in wines, beers, restaurants, culinary professionals and more.  From personal experience,…

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A Taste of Michigan: Your Comprehensive Guide to Wineries in the Mitten

Michigan is known for its Great Lakes, but something not many people know is that those Great Lakes produce the perfect environment for grape-growing. With this fact in mind, it should come as no surprise that Michigan is full of…

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Celebrate National Wine Day and Learn About its Health Benefits

National Wine Day is today, May 25. (National Drink Wine Day was Feb. 18.) Considering its health benefits, food-friendliness and overall deliciousness, maybe wine day should be every day — in moderation, of course. Moderation is considered one drink for women…

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