Staff Bios - Ashley Samuel

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Ashley Samuel
Tasting Room Assistant Manager

Hello! My name is Ashley, and I was born and raised in Traverse City. I have many years of customer service experience and am looking forward to expanding that here at Laurentide! I take much joy in providing great service for people and am excited to expand my knowledge on wine while doing so. Wine has always been a great way to bring friends and family together. So come on in and enjoy some great wine!

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Customer Testimonials

"I love every wine they make at Laurentide, especially the Sauvignon Blanc. I joined the wine club today and can't wait to get my first shipment!"

"Loved the personal touch we received from Mary and the interest in our experience from Susan. Great place!"

"Enjoying a glass of Emergence White 2013 with a plate of polenta topped with sweet Italian sausage and roasted tomatoes. Looking forward to our n..."

"Best kept secret in Leelanau My wife and I have been going here for 3 years. It is the only place we buy wine from when we are in the area for t..."