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Devon Kessler
 
November 18, 2022 | Devon Kessler

Good Harbor’s Pinot Grigio Recognized As One of the Best Wines of 2022 By VinePair

Good Harbor's 2021 Pinot Grigio was recently recognized as one of the "50 Best Wines of 2022" by VinePair.  Continue »

Taylor Simpson
 
September 14, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

The Difference Between Unoaked vs Oaked Chardonnay

Chardonnay is always made with chardonnay grapes, which can have a flavor like apples, lemons, peach, pear, or melon, depending on where they’re grown. Climate has a big impact on the flavor of the wine, but whether it’s oaked makes an even larger contribution. Oaked chardonnay is aged in new oak barrels. Unoaked chardonnay is aged in steel or plastic tanks.  Continue »

Taylor Simpson
 
September 7, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

5 Fun Facts About Pinot Grigio

How well do you know Pinot Grigio? As refreshing as lemonade on a hot summer day, this beloved wine is light, bright, and extremely popular.  Continue »

Taylor Simpson
 
August 24, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

Guide to Choosing the Best Cherry Wine

Cherry wine began as homebrew during prohibition, but when it comes to official winemaking, Michigan is where it all really started.  Continue »

Devon Kessler
 
August 18, 2022 | Devon Kessler

How the Leelanau Peninsula Became an American Viticultural Area

The Leelanau Peninsula became an American Viticultural Area in 1982. We take a look at how it earned the AVA status, the land, and what it takes to become one.  Continue »

Devon Kessler
 
August 8, 2022 | Devon Kessler

The Heritage of Fruit Farming on the Leelanau Peninsula and Why It Is Important to Good Harbor Vineyards

The Simpson Family has been fruit farming on the Leelanau Peninsula for over 40 years. We look at how their long history of farming got started and how it benefits the product that the winery produces.  Continue »

Devon Kessler
 
August 1, 2022 | Devon Kessler

Good Harbor’s Sparkling Wines Continue to Gain National Attention

Good Harbor Vineyards' Blanc de Noirs from our John W. Simpson Sparkling Series was recently named as one of "The Best American Sparkling Wines to Try Right Now" by Pix Wine.  Continue »

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Devon Kessler
 
July 27, 2022 | Devon Kessler

Good Harbor Receives Recognition From VinePair For Its 2021 Pinot Grigio

Good Harbor's 2021 Pinot Grigio recently received national recognition from VinePair and was named among "The 11 Best Pinot Grigios of 2022".  Continue »

Time Posted: Jul 27, 2022 at 12:30 PM Permalink to Good Harbor Receives Recognition From VinePair For Its 2021 Pinot Grigio Permalink
Devon Kessler
 
July 22, 2022 | Devon Kessler

Good Harbor Bay and How The Vineyards of Good Harbor Benefit From It

All of the vineyards for Good Harbor Vineyards are within a two mile radius of the Good Harbor Basin. We take a look at how their location benefits the grape growth.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jul 22, 2022 at 9:07 AM Permalink to Good Harbor Bay and How The Vineyards of Good Harbor Benefit From It Permalink
Devon Kessler
 
July 19, 2022 | Devon Kessler

Good Harbor Vineyards Brings Home Big Awards From 2022 TEXSOM International Wine Competition

Good Harbor's Blanc de Blanc from the John W. Simpson sparkling wine series was awarded Judge's Selection during the 2022 TEXSOM International Wine Compeition.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jul 19, 2022 at 5:24 PM Permalink to Good Harbor Vineyards Brings Home Big Awards From 2022 TEXSOM International Wine Competition Permalink

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