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Rove Winery’s 2023 Wine Grape Harvest: Thriving from Tradition & Stewardship

Rove Winery’s 2023 Wine Grape Harvest: Thriving from Tradition & Stewardship

The October wine grape harvest is a special time at Rove Winery. This time of the year isn’t just a season for us. It’s a celebration of family, farming, and the rich Gallagher traditions that make our wines exceptional. There’s something magical about all the activity on the farm as our family and team come together to harvest the many fruits from the year’s careful cultivation. To see the clusters of sun-ripened grapes on the vines waiting to be gathered and made ready to turn into wine. It’s the culmination of all our farming efforts and traditions – all wrapped...

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All About Pinot Gris: Your Essential Guide

All About Pinot Gris: Your Essential Guide

Imagine sitting on the back porch enjoying the summer sunset as you sip on a glass of chilled white wine. And what’s in that glass? Pinot Gris, a beautiful white wine that has a versatile profile. Many wine enthusiasts love Pinot Gris because of its wide range of flavors. So let’s dive into the beauty of Pinot Gris and why you need a bottle in your home. Pinot Gris Wine’s Origin & History Pinot Gris in French means “grey pinecone” for the grape’s greyish-pink color. Thought to be a mutation of the Pinot Noir grape, Pinot Gris traces its origins...

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A Taste of Traverse City, the Cherry Capital of the World

A Taste of Traverse City, the Cherry Capital of the World

Located in Michigan’s Fruit Belt, Traverse City holds the title of the Cherry Capital of the World! It sits in an area known for its diverse fruit production and earned a reputation for producing high-quality cherries. Traverse City has the natural advantages of an ideal climate and soil for growing cherries in the northern part of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Farmers began planting cherry trees in the mid-19th century. And it quickly became one of the primary crops grown. The cherry orchards in Traverse City produce millions of pounds of cherries annually. And are shipped across the U.S. and exported to...

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4 Amazing Trips to Take in Leelanau Peninsula During Summer

4 Amazing Trips to Take in Leelanau Peninsula During Summer

Summer in Leelanau Peninsula is glorious – clear waters to swim in, green woods to explore, and sunshiny days. And there are so many wonderful places to see and adventures to go on when you visit the area.  To help you put together the ultimate Leelanau Peninsula adventure itinerary, we’ve put together a list of things to do here during the summer. So get ready for your next summer trip! Explore nature Leelanau Peninsula is home to the beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park.  35 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline coupled with forests, inland lakes, sandy beaches, and dunes –...

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