Staff Bios - Kathy Allen

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Kathy Allen
Tasting Room Greeter

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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Calla Braymer
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Customer Testimonials

"On our long day of touring Leelanau Peninsula wineries, we saved the best for last -- Laurentide! This place is one of the most discreet in terms..."

"Wonderful Place - Must see A nice tasting room run by very friendly and knowledgeable people. Not a bad wine in the place. There is something fo..."

"Love this winery! So glad I joined the wine club, just received my first shipment. Can't wait to try my wines. Thank you Laurentide Winery."

"Everyone was delightful and knowledgeable. The wine was excellent."