Staff Bios - Barb Gluszewski

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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 for an interior plastic company. Iíve always had an interest in wine (especially drinking it) but after a few volunteer opportunities with Laurentide I found myself wondering what it would be like working in the tasting room pouring wine to people who enjoy it like I do. I love the fact that everyone who enters the door are happy and ready to taste our wine. My job is to enhance that experience!

2 Word Description:
People Person.
Favorite Laurentide Wine & Pairing
Laurentide Reserve Chardonnay and Leelanau Aged Raclette

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Customer Testimonials

"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..."

"Excellent wines and a bit of history I loved Laurentide! It is a very comfortable, friendly wine tasting room with a bit of history on the walls..."

"Love the wine. Plan attending First Friday's during the summer for some great music, small plates, and wine tasting. Very very enjoyable."

"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."