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
Winery Owner

I was born in Kalamazoo Michigan and grew up loving all things that great lake state has to offer.... More
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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
Assistant Tasting Room Manager

I'm a recent CMU graduate who's passion for beer to events has led me to Laurentide. I'm excited to get to know each of these wines on a higher level.... 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

Rosita Chiquita Braymer, aka Rosy. I am a native of Wisconsin (hail all cheese & wine pairings)... More
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Customer Testimonials

"Such a wonderful experience! Loved every wine I tasted. True quality. Thank you Ben, Bill and Susan for making our visit so special. Looking forw..."

"I enjoyed the ambiance of the tasting room and our servers were so friendly and inviting."

"Laurentide is a "must visit" place for us every time we're in the area. Ben is so welcoming and friendly. The wines are perfectly balanced and ra..."

"One of my favorite Michigan wineries. It's beautiful and has awesome wine."