Staff Bios - SPIKE

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Bouncer

Loves to bounce.

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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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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... 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

Interview with Mr. M... More
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HARRIET
Licker Control

Wired, hairy terrier with little licker control...... More
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Customer Testimonials

"Lovely tasting room. Barb was vary knowledgeable and understood what we would like. Delicious wines!"

"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..."

"A new favorite! Great staff and wine. Ben was very knowledgeable of what he was serving. Our group will definitely be back!"

"This was a great place, Ben spent a lot of time educating us on their wines and the folks in the area. We thought we were just red wine enthusias..."