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It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Monday, April 27 Today's Sponsor: Lawton Ridge Winery Today's Prize: Wine and cheese pairing for up to up to people Today’s Question: If you could sip any two Lawton Ridge wines with your cheese, which would they be and why? (Click here to view their wines.) Head on over to our Facebook page to enter! The deadline for today’s giveaway is 11:59 p.m. today. Don’t forget: To qualify to win, you must complete all of the following: 1. “Like” Michigan By... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Michigan By The Bottle
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It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Sunday, April 26 Today's Sponsor: Fenn Valley Vineyards & Wine Cellar Today's Prize: A private vineyard tour conducted by a senior member of our team for up to 22 (!!!) people, valued at $220. During the cooler winter and spring months, our tours take you into the wine cellar and focus on wine making and how various cellar practices influence wine styles and flavors.In the fall, the tours go into the vineyard where the emphasis is on how wine grapes are... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Michigan By The Bottle
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It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Saturday, April 25 Today's Sponsor: Shady Lane Cellars Today's Prize: Complimentary tastings for up to four guests, plus four Shady Lane logo GoVinos (stemless, outdoor wine glasses — click here for pic) Today’s Question: Last summer, Shady Lane got a brand-new outdoor patio that they use as a concert venue. If you could listen to any musician out on their patio (with money and reality being no object), who would it be and why? Head on over to our Facebook page... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Michigan By The Bottle
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It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Friday, April 24 Today's Sponsor: St. Ambrose Cellars Today's Prize: A charcoal gray "All You Mead is Love" hoodie, size XL (Click here to view photo of prize.) Today’s Question: If you could pick any two of St. Ambrose's meads to sip while wearing your brand new hoodie, which would you pick and why? (Click here to check out their mead list.) Head on over to our Facebook page to enter! The deadline for today’s giveaway is 11:59 p.m. today. Don’t... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Michigan By The Bottle
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It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Thursday, April 23 Today's Sponsor: Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery Today's Prize: Deluxe Wine Tasting for Two, featuring five wine tastings and a cheese and charcuterie board, plus two souvenir glasses Today’s Question: If you could be sitting out on Brys Estate's new Upper Deck and strolling out on their new Bridge Above the Vines, which of their wines would you be sipping and why? (Click here for a refresher on their wines.) Head on over to our Facebook page to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Michigan By The Bottle
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It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Wednesday, April 22 Today's Sponsor: bigLITTLE Wines Today's Prize: 1 bigLITTLE short sleeve t-shirt (you pick size, color and design may vary), along with two paid tasting coupons Today’s Question: All of bigLITTLE's wines are named after a childhood memory. (Click here to see what we mean.) If you had to name a wine after your fondest childhood memories, what would the name be and why? Head on over to our Facebook page to enter! The deadline for today’s giveaway is... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Michigan By The Bottle
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It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Tuesday, April 21 Today's Sponsor: Cody Kresta Vineyard & Winery Today's Prize: Private tour and wine tasting with Winemaker David Butkovich for up to four guests Today’s Question: If you could sip on one white and one red from Cody Kresta during your tour, which would it be and why? (Click here to view their wine list.) Head on over to our Facebook page to enter! The deadline for today’s giveaway is 11:59 p.m. today. Don’t forget: To qualify to win,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Michigan By The Bottle
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It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Monday, April 20 Today's Sponsor: Willow Vineyards Today's Prize: A Willow Vineyards T-shirt and hat, plus a certificate redeemable for a bottle of Willow wine Today’s Question: Willow Vineyards is known for being, as co-owner John Crampton says, the littlest vineyard with the biggest view. If you could sit out on Willow's patio with a glass of wine, who would you want sitting with you and why? (If you don't say why, your response will not be counted!) Head on over... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Michigan By The Bottle
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It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Sunday, April 19 Today's Sponsor: Heavenly Vineyards Today's Prize: A Heavenly Vineyards T-shirt, two logo glasses and a wooden caddy that holds two wine glasses and a bottle (Click here to view prize) Today’s Question: If you could try any of Heavenly Vineyards' wines, which would it be and why? (If you don't say why, your answer will not be counted! Click here to view their wine list.) Head on over to our Facebook page to enter! The deadline for today’s... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 18 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 18. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Saturday, April 18 Today's Sponsor: Cherry Republic Today's Prize: $75 Cherry Republic gift card, redeemable in person, via phone or online Today’s Question: What's your favorite way to enjoy cherries and why? (As wine, in pie, freshly picked, etc.) Head on over to our Facebook page to enter! The deadline for today’s giveaway is 11:59 p.m. today. Don’t forget: To qualify to win, you must... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 17 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 17. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Friday, April 17 Today's Sponsor: Forty-Five North Vineyard & Winery Today's Prize: $25 gift certificate to Forty-Five North Today’s Question: If you were spending this $25 gift certificate, which Forty-Five North wines would you apply it to and why? (Click here for a refresher on their wines.) Head on over to our Facebook page to enter! The deadline for today’s giveaway is 11:59 p.m. today.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
In celebration of April as Michigan Wine Month, and the long awaited spring season, we asked the folks at the eight distinct Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula to share some wine tips along with suggested wine and food pairings to celebrate the season. via www.michigan.org What are your favorite springtime wine and food pairings? Come tell us on our Facebook page! Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 16, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
We recently sat down with Cortney Casey of Michigan By The Bottle to talk about how they converted their passion for Michigan Wine into a labor of love. via www.amichiganthing.com Thanks to Carol from AMichiganThing.com for the recent interview with MBTB's Cort about MichiganByTheBottle.com and MBTB Tasting Room! Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 16, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
We recently sat down with Cortney Casey of Michigan By The Bottle to talk about how they converted their passion for Michigan Wine into a labor of love. via www.amichiganthing.com Thanks to Carol from AMichiganThing.com for the recent interview with Cort about MichiganByTheBottle.com and MBTB Tasting Room! Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 16, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 16 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 16. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Thursday, April 16 Today's Sponsor: 2 Lads Winery Today's Prize: Private wine tasting at 2 Lads Join us for a personalized wine experience with a view. Enjoy a private wine tasting of the 2 Lads portfolio led by one of our knowledgeable wine specialists. This is a chance to sit one-on-one and learn more about what makes each wine special. The tasting includes six pre-selected... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 15 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 15. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Wednesday, April 15 Today's Sponsor: Domaine Berrien Cellars Today's Prize: A Domaine Berrien Cellars logo T-shirt Today’s Question: What is your favorite white and favorite red from Domaine Berrien? (And if you haven't tried their wines before, click here to pick the white and red you'd want to try.) Head on over to our Facebook page to enter! The deadline for today’s giveaway is 11:59... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 14 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 14. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Tuesday, April 14 Today's Sponsor: L. Mawby Winery Today's Prize: Larry Mawby, winemaker of L. Mawby sparkling wines, will provide a private taste & tour for four people. Get a VIP behind the scene look at how our sparklers are produced & bottled. In addition, the lucky winner will receive a bottle of L. Mawby to take home. (Tour must be scheduled at least two... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 13 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 13. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Monday, April 13 Today's Sponsor: Mackinaw Trail Winery Today's Prize: Two free wine tasting flights and a private tour with Winemaker Dustin Stabile. Must be scheduled in advance. Today’s Question: If you had to assemble a three pack of your favorite Mackinaw Trail wines (or ones you'd like to try), which would you pick? (Click here to view their wine list.) Head on over to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 12 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 12. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Sunday, April 12 Today's Sponsor: St. Julian Winery Today's Prize: TWO winners today! Each will receive a VIP tour with Winemaker Nancie Corum Oxley. Must be scheduled in advance. Today’s Question: St. Julian recently released new flavors of its Gunga Din Hard Cider. Which flavor sounds most "ap-peel-ing" and why? (Click here to check out the flavors.) Head on over to our Facebook page to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 11 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 11. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Saturday, April 11 Today's Sponsor: Pentamere Winery Today's Prize: FIVE winners today! 2 winners get a wine jelly basket 2 winners get a Pentamere Winery license plate holder 1 winner gets an "Albert Winestein" T-shirt Today’s Question: If you could pick one wine from each category (Dry White, Dry Red, Sweeter and Spiced) from Pentamere's wine list, which would you pick and why? (Click here... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
When was the last time you drank a bottle of Michigan wine? If it’s difficult to remember, you are sadly not alone. Our state’s wineries have been winning hundreds of national and international awards for years, but it seems like only a small segment of Michigan wine drinkers know this. That is more than unfortunate, because a more robust wine industry would do wonders for our state’s economy and prestige. via michiganradio.org We hope all of you reading this can definitively say when the last time was that you drank a bottle of Michigan wine! Check out this op-ed by... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 10, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 10 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 10. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Friday, April 10 Today's Sponsor: Peninsula Cellars Today's Prize: Two complimentary tastings + two glasses of wine of your choice (includes souvenir glasses to take home). Prize valid through 12/31/15. Today’s Question: Peninsula Cellars' tasting room is located in a schoolhouse built in 1896, and its chalkboards boast sayings like "I will only drink good wine." Continuing on this theme, what's the best wine lesson... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 9 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 9. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! t’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Thursday, April 9 Today's Sponsor: Chateau Aeronautique Today's Prize: Private tasting for up to four people. Today’s Question: If you could sip any Chateau Aeronautique wine during your private tasting, which would it be and why? (Need a refresher on their wines? Click here.) Head on over to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 8 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 8. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Wednesday, April 8 Today's Sponsor: Bowers Harbor Vineyards Today's Prize: Two winners today! Each will receive a Reserve Wine Flight Package for Two, which includes two flights of five samples of BHV wines, two gourmet snacks and two souvenir logo wine glasses. Today’s Question: If you were at BHV enjoying today's prize, which five BHV wines would you pick for your samples? (Need a refresher... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle
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Day 7 is closed as of 11.59 p.m. April 7. Stay tuned for the next giveaway! It’s finally here: Michigan Wine Month! And with it, the MBTB SUPER HUGE Michigan Wine Month Giveaway! Today’s Date: Tuesday, April 7 Today's Sponsor: Left Foot Charley Winery Today's Prize: A pair of Cinnamon Girl Hard Cider posters, featuring winter and summer artwork (Click here to see a pic) Today’s Question: If you could choose a Left Foot Charley wine to be featured on a poster, which wine would you pick and why? (If you need a refresher on their wines, click here.) Head... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Michigan By The Bottle