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

"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."

"The owners/staff were so kind and welcoming! The live Christmas music and appetizers were wonderful, and the wine is delicious!"

"Try the Sauvignon Blanc! Who would have thought I could leave the Kim Crawford behind and fall for a Michigan Sauvignon Blanc? Less acidic than ..."

"Local Guide ∑ 18 reviews ∑ 26 photos a year ago- Several amazing, award-winning wines. I will return."