Staff Bios - Barb Gluszewski

Barb GluszewskiAll Staff
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

Other Staff

Bill Braymer
Winery Owner

I was born in Kalamazoo Michigan and grew up loving all things that great lake state has to offer.... More
Read Bio

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
Read Bio

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
Read Bio

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... More
Read Bio

Calla Braymer
Volunteer

I graduated from Grand Valley this spring and have retained a continuing interest in hospitality... More
Read Bio

Mary Nixon
Staff

I love and enjoy serving people. I love and enjoy serving delicious, excellent Laurentide wine. I love... More
Read Bio

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
Read Bio

Rosy Braymer
Barktender

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

Customer Testimonials

"Always great to see the wonderful staff at Laurentide and taste all the award winning wines!"

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

"Quality Their priority has been white wines with a focus on sauvignon blanc, a perpetual winner in competitions and customers' palates. Unoaked ..."

"We just love this wine! And love having it shipped to the house!"