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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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Will McCrory
Assistant Tasting Room Manager

I graduated from MSU where I studied supply chain management. ... More
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Ashley Samuel
Tasting Room Acting 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

"On our long day of touring Leelanau Peninsula wineries, we saved the best for last -- Laurentide! This place is one of the most discreet in terms..."

"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..."

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

"5 months ago- This is a very nice place, with very nice staff. They have excellent wines and are in our top choices. We ensure we are here eve..."