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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Susan Braymer
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Andrew Leppek
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Ashley Samuel
Tasting Room Acting Manager

Hello! My name is Ashley, and I was born and raised in Traverse City. ... More
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Calla Braymer
Volunteer

I graduated with a BS from Grand Valley in 2018. Inbetween volunteering at Laurentide, I am pursuing online Early Childhood Education work.... More
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Rosy Braymer
Barktender

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Milo
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SPIKE
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HARRIET
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Customer Testimonials

"Excellent description of wines, and great attention and knowledge of your customer's taste! Thank you! - Saginaw, MI"

"This is an amazing winery! The wines are fantastic and the staff is very knowledgeable and interactive. We do a lot of wine tasting wherever we g..."

"My girlfriends and I wine tasted for the day and we weren't enjoying too much until we got here. Mary was the most amazing host! My friends and I..."

"I came in for the first time over the weekend, and enjoyed it very much! Mary was serving the tastings, and she was absolutely WONDERFUL! She was..."