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

"Product knowledge is always outstanding"

"Awesome experience at Laurentide! Intelligent staff who didn't rush our experience. We will definitely be back in the summer!"

"2 reviews 10 months ago- Just happened to stop by the tasting room a couple weeks ago while driving thru the area. What a great discovery! The..."

"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..."