Chateau Grand Traverse created a series of wines to incorporate two of Michigan’s biggest industries: agriculture and recreation. The wines were named woods, water, and picnic.
Northern Michigan has rapidly changed over the last several years, seeing growth not only in visitors, but also in new businesses like wineries, breweries, and foodie restaurants.
Many of those visitors are now heading north during the fall. Business as usual is clearly changing in not only Traverse City, but all of northern Michigan.
Nearly a decade ago, Labor Day was essentially the end of the tourism season in northern Michigan. Students would head back to school, seasonal workers would depart, and many businesses would shut down for the long winter ahead. Continue reading
A new collection of wines from Chateau Grand Traverse is helping out Michigan’s state parks. It’s a collaboration with the Department of Natural Resources, and half of the proceeds will go towards the state park system. Continue reading