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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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
Tasting Room Manager

Hello! My name is Andrew Leppek.... More
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Ashley Samuel
Tasting Room Assistant 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

Rosita Chiquita Braymer, aka Rosy. RIP 1/28/2020 Much beloved and living in our hearts forever. ... More
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Milo
Barktender

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SPIKE
Bouncer

Tiny Terrier who appreciates great terroir.... More
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HARRIET
Licker Control

Wired, hairy terrier with little licker control...... 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..."

"See Kathy (....with a "K") for the BEST experience here! We were "Up North" MI on vacation, taking a day for our annual "Leelanua Wine Tasting T..."

"My favorite winery. Love the atmosphere and views. Everyone is so friendly!!"

"Great wines and service! We happened to walk in behind a large and unexpected group that was also there for a wine tasting. The owner was behind..."