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Taylor Simpson
 
September 29, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

Behind The Vines: The Workers of Harbor Hill Fruit Farms

To recognize the hard work and sacrifice the farm workers of Harbor Hill Fruit Farms, the custom services operation under Simpson Family Estates, we took some time to sit down with a few of the farm workers to put a spotlight on their lives.  Continue »

Devon Kessler
 
September 29, 2022 | Devon Kessler

Fall Cocktail Recipe: Cinn Cider Bourbon Smash

The seasons are changing! Why not embrace the cooler weather with a glass of Cinn Cider Bourbon Smash made with our delicious Cinnamon Cider?  Continue »

Devon Kessler
 
September 22, 2022 | Devon Kessler

The Important Role of Migrant Workers at Good Harbor Vineyards

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Good Harbor Vineyards is taking a look at the statistics of Latin migrant workers in Michigan and the role they've played with Simpson Family Estates for the past 42 years.  Continue »

Taylor Simpson
 
September 15, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

Hispanic Heritage Month: Gorditas Recipe

Good Harbor Vineyards Co-Owner, Taylor Simpson, shares her Mexican mother-in-law's delicious Gorditas recipe.  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 9, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

The Legacy of John and Millie Simpson

In honor of National Grandparents' Day, we take a look at the legacy of Good Harbor Vineyard founders, John and Millie Simpson.  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 »

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