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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 »

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 »

Taylor Simpson
 
August 31, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

Ultimate Wedding Wine and Champagne Guide

There are plenty of other wedding wine options to consider, though, and even champagne comes in such a variety of options you almost need a champagne guide to help you decide.  Continue »

Taylor Simpson
 
August 28, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

How to make changes to your wine club allocation

Want to customize your club allocation? Follow these steps to ensure your favorites make it into your April order.  Continue »

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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 »

Taylor Simpson
 
July 2, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

Beginners Guide to Red Wines

Different types of red wines can be distinguished by their color, which is determined by the grape variety used, the way the wine is made, and the aging process.  Continue »

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Taylor Simpson
 
June 30, 2022 | Taylor Simpson

Tips for Wine Tasting Like a Pro

Prepare for success before entering your first wine tasting room.  Continue »

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