Staff Bios - Kathy Allen

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Kathy Allen
Senior Staff

I have been in the tasting room since 2013 and I love it. I get to meet people from all over and talk to them about Laurentide wine. Every day is a new adventure in exploring people's love of wine.

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Bill Braymer
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Susan Braymer
Winery Owner

I was born in New Jersey and found my way to Michigan via Ann Arbor. I graduated with a degree from U of M... More
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Andrew Leppek
Tasting Room Manager

I'm a recent CMU graduate who's passion for beer to events has led me to Laurentide.... More
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Barb Gluszewski
Staff

I have retired up north with my husband Dave after a career with General Motors in Purchasing and later in sales... More
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Mary Nixon
Staff

I love and enjoy serving people. I love and enjoy serving delicious, excellent Laurentide wine. I love... More
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Camilla Medel-Mayer
Staff

Four years ago I retired after 18 years in the Public School system in Mid-Michigan. I've been vacationing in the... More
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Calla Braymer
Volunteer

I graduated from Grand Valley this spring and have retained a continuing interest in hospitality... More
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Rosy Braymer
Barktender

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Milo
Assistant barktender

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Customer Testimonials

"One of my favorites now. Susan, Ben and Bill are awesome will make sure I visit every time we go to Traverse City."

"Hi Susan, We just wanted to thank you once again for making our 50th Anniversary celebration dinner with our close family members such a memor..."

"Summer and Fall wine tours Be sure to make this a stop on your tour. It is a delightful place featuring a pleasant environment, courteous and fu..."

"I love every wine they make at Laurentide, especially the Sauvignon Blanc. I joined the wine club today and can't wait to get my first shipment!"