Vineyard

Block A - Pinot Gris

Block A is the main stay of our award winning Pinot Gris program. ... More
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Block B - Pinot Noir

Block B runs along the same grade as Block A. It is among the highest blocks on our farm and has a unique wind blocking feature of multiple tree lines. ... More
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Block C - Pinot Gris

Block C is the oldest and smallest block on our farm. It is Pinot Gris, but of a different origin than Block A. ... More
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Block D - Chardonnay

Block D is our Chardonnay block planted in 2007. Chardonnay is the most cultivated grape vine on the planet for a reason. ... More
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Block E - Sauvignon Blanc

Block E is our original block of Sauvignon Blank. It produces an incredible expression of Leelanau terroir and wines that are literally fought over by our customers. ... More
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Block F - Riesling

Block F is our Riesling. It resides on the steepest west facing grade on the farm. ... More
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Block G - Sauvignon Blanc

Block G is our 2nd planting of Sauvignon Blanc. It is different than block E in several ways, but we love what comes out of it. ... More
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Block H - Babies

Block H is our youngest block and has a unique set of varietals. It is consistent with the varieties allowed in new world Meritage (TM). ... More
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Our Story

Chapter one of our story started on a glorious spring day at the Arboretum in Ann Arbor Michigan. Heavily burdened engineering students, a girl from New Jersey and a boy from Kalamazoo met, fell in love and have been ever since. Our first experience with wine was shared on dates where time seemed long and money was short. The fare was simple and the wine as well. Strangely shaped bottles from Portugal or blue ones from Germany shared the table with food - the start of our unending fascination of wine/food pairing.

The odyssey that entails our lives continued with the first of several moves across the country as our careers commenced. Our first life in California was a time of innumerable trips to Napa and Sonoma. We met huge names now, but little known then. Fantastic wines and flavors fanned the romantic dance between food and wine becoming our unifying principle. We traveled to France, lingering in Burgundy and loitering in Bordeaux. A deep-seated respect and love grew about the earth, soil, terroir concept and what wine can and should be.

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