Michigan Wine Industry: From Freeze to the Future

Several Michigan wineries have made comeback efforts after two profoundly poor vintages of low harvest and severe stock damage to multiple vineyards across several AVAs. The early 2017 vintages show promise, as do a number of off-varietal 2016 bottlings that suggest a certain directional influence of what we might expect in the future particularly from …

Stonewood Wine joins Willamette Valley Vineyards Ambassador Program

Stonewood Wine Merchants is pleased to announce it has joined the ambassador program of Willamette Valley Vineyards based in Turner (Oregon). In this capacity we will be able to provide access to WVV offerings both as a concierge service as well as direct to consumer channel for our community in the Midwest and nationwide. WVV …

Rediscovering Napa

As part of our continuing adventures we kicked off our winter Napa tasting activities with a delicious trio of wineries offering expressions of each district of the Valley: Oakville, Stags Leap and Rutherford. Our initial industry tasting at B Cellars demonstrated an attention to detail for food pairing using farm to table ingredients. The hospitality …