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All out war is coming! Season 8 of The Walking Dead premieres on AMC on Sunday, Oct. 22, and we're celebrating with our The Walking Dead Pre-Premiere Party the same day, 12-6 p.m., at Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room-Shelby Township! Now we're seeking your help to come up with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2017 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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Summer is here, but winter is coming! Season 7 of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO on Sunday, July 16, and we're celebrating with our Game of Thrones Pre-Premiere Party the same day, 12-6 p.m., at Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room-Shelby Township. Now we're seeking your help to come... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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Hi, MBTB fans! Cort here, checking in with some news about our Tasting & Tunes Live Music events at our Auburn Hills location. Since opening MBTB Auburn Hills in July 2016, we've been running our live music 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. At our other two locations, Royal Oak and Shelby... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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We are sad to report that there was a fire in the store next door to our Shelby Township location on the morning of Wednesday, March 15. While our unit did not sustain much fire damage, we did suffer smoke damage. We're currently assessing the extent of that damage and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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SPOILER ALERT! This article contains details from the first half of "The Walking Dead" Season 7 — if you're not caught up, read at your own risk! Three months ago, bemoaning the lengthy delay before the return of "Game of Thrones" and searching for another show to binge watch, I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
We were recently featured on Michigan Homes, one of the top sites for Redford, MI Real Estate. Check out the article here: Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room Brings Local Wines and Connoisseurs Together. Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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When Shannon first urged me to watch "Game of Thrones" earlier this year, I balked, citing dragons, castles, swords, potential magic, violence and a whole bunch of other things I thought I didn't like. Turns out, I still have to watch with my hands splayed in front of my face... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2016 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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Earlier this year, Ryan and Kris Sterkenburg, the owners of Gill's Pier Vineyard & Winery, sold their property to a farm market and yak/alpaca farm so they could retire from the wine business. It has been a bittersweet time for us. We've known for quite awhile that the Sterkenburgs have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2016 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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We're excited to be holding our first-ever Festival of Trees, Wednesday, Dec. 2, through Sunday, Dec. 13. This event features a silent auction of miniature (2-foot) Christmas trees, each decorated by one of our MBTB team members. The decorators chose nonprofits near and dear to their hearts to benefit from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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Black Friday is one of our favorite days of the year! We love the festive vibe and the excitement of all of the sales. We see a great mix of guests: people who are just starting their shopping, people who already finished their shopping at the crack of dawn, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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Earlier this year, Ryan and Kris Sterkenburg, the owners of Gill's Pier Vineyard & Winery, sold their property to a farm market and yak/alpaca farm so they could retire from the wine business. It has been a bittersweet time for us. We've known for quite awhile that the Sterkenburgs have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 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 MBTB's Cort about MichiganByTheBottle.com and MBTB Tasting Room! Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 16, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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The menu is here for the Vegan Food & Wine Pairing with Cacao Tree Cafe/The Clean Plate on Monday, March 23! The entire event is 100% vegan and almost completely gluten-free. Wine to be determined. As of March 18, this event only had a few spots remaining; call (248) 850-7175... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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The menu is here for the Sunday Lunch with the Winemaker featuring Holly Balansag of Sandhill Crane Vineyards! Wine to be determined, but Holly does plan to bring several items not currently on our tasting menu. This event is currently sold out, but you can get on the wait list... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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The menu is here for the Verterra Winery Proprietor's Dinner on March 9 at our Royal Oak location! The event features cuisine by Chef Chris Franz of The Rattlesnake Club, and Paul Hamelin, Verterra's co-wner, will be here to lead us through the wines and tell us all about the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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The menu is here for the Gill's Pier Proprietor's Dinner on Feb. 16 at our Shelby location! The event features cuisine by Chef Chris Franz of The Rattlesnake Club, and Ryan Sterkenburg, Gill's Pier's owner, will be here to lead us through the wines and tell us all about the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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The menu is here for Wok & Wine 8 on Monday, Feb. 8, at our Shelby Township location, featuring a multi-course Thai tasting meal by Khom Fai: Thai Dining Experience paired with wine samples! This is one of our most popular events — that's why we've partnered up with Isaiah... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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The menu for our 2 Lads Winemaker's Dinner featuring cuisine Chef Chris Franz of The Rattlesnake Club — scheduled for Monday, Jan.26, at our Royal Oak location — is here! This event is sold out, but you can still wait list for this event by calling (248) 850-7175. If you're... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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Reporters, bloggers and other media folks: Looking for a press kit on the opening of our second location in Royal Oak? Click here to download a PDF version. You also can click here to read our "Meet MBTB Tasting Room" blog to learn more about us. For questions or technical... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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It's Partner Winery Wednesday! Each week, we'll be highlighting a different Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room partner winery. Today's is Chateau de Leelanau, located on Leelanau Peninsula, just outside of Traverse City. There are now more than 25 (!!!) wineries on Leelanau Peninsula, so it's a fantastic place to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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With our new location in Royal Oak opening soon, we know we'll have a lot of first-time visitors coming through our doors. And since we don't exactly fit the standard mold — we're sort of a wine shop crossed with a wine bar — we wanted to take the opportunity... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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It's Partner Winery Wednesday! Each week, we'll be highlighting a different Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room partner winery. Today's is Gill's Pier Vineyard & Winery, located on Leelanau Peninsula, just outside of Traverse City. There are now more than 25 (!!!) wineries on Leelanau Peninsula, so it's a fantastic... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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It's Partner Winery Wednesday! Each week, we'll be highlighting a different Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room partner winery. Today's is Peninsula Cellars, located on Old Mission Peninsula, just outside of Traverse City. There are eight wineries on Old Mission Peninsula, and — with Grand Traverse Bay on both sides... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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The Black Friday By The Bottle Sales Flyer is here! Stop by before Thanksgiving to pick up a hard copy that includes a coupon toward a MBTB gift crate! Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room
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The menu is here for the Vegan Food & Wine Pairing with The Clean Plate on Monday, Nov. 10! (Wine pairings TBA.) There are still a few spots left, so give us a ring to register with payment if you'd like in: (586) 843-3690. Course 1: Mixed Green Salad, topped... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Behind the Bar @ MBTB Tasting Room