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Devon Kessler
 
December 2, 2022 | Devon Kessler

Holiday Sparkling Wine Cocktail: Partridge in a Pear Tree

Looking for an easy and festive cocktail to make for your next holiday gathering? Try this Partridge in a Pear Tree Sparkling Cocktail.  Continue »

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 »

Devon Kessler
 
November 16, 2022 | Devon Kessler

Thanksgiving Appetizer: Arugula Pesto Crostini Paired with Pinot Blanc

Add some color and flavor to your Thanksgiving table with this Arugula Pesto Crostini paired with our Pinot Blanc.  Continue »

Devon Kessler
 
November 10, 2022 | Devon Kessler

The Art Behind Barrels in Winemaking

Wine barrels have been a staple in the winemaking process since the beginning of the time. Throughout time, they have gone from being a vessel to store wine in to a vessel in which it ferments in.  Continue »

Devon Kessler
 
October 26, 2022 | Devon Kessler

Creamy Kale and Gnocchi Bake Paired with Tribute Chardonnay

Fall is the best time to turn on your oven and make a pasta bake! We paired Delish's Creamy Kale & Gnocchi Bake with our Tribute Chardonnay for the perfect fall dinner.  Continue »

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 »

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