Saturday, March 19, 2011

Michigan Wine Celebrated on SE Michigan's Pioneer Wine Trail April 9-10


Photo by Angelo Cesare
 Bookmark and Share Wine lovers will be celebrating Michigan Wine Month in April and you can join the fun during the Michigan Wine Celebration on Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10. The event is sponsored by the wineries of Southeastern Michigan’s Pioneer Wine Trail. Tickets are $25 per person for this self-driven winery tour.
 
Each winery along the trail will feature an appetizer or dessert prepared by a local chef and paired with their featured wine. The ticket price also includes one tasting glass. A recipe card with the featured recipe will be given out to ticket holders at each winery. The food ranges from roasted sweet Italian Sausage simmered with Michigan apples at Burgdorf’s Winery to dark chocolate filled crepes with raspberry sauce at Lone Oak Vineyard Estates.Tickets, which include eight delicious food and wine pairings are $25.

 
The wineries included in this event are:  
  • Burgdorf's Winery (Haslett)
  • Chateau Aeronautique Winery (Jackson)
  • Cherry Creek Cellars Old Schoolhouse Winery (Brooklyn)
  • J. Trees Cellars (Blissfield)
  • Lone Oak Vineyard Estate (Grass Lake)
  • Pentamere Winery (Tecumseh)
  • Sandhill Crane Vineyards (Jackson)
  • Sleeping Bear Winery (Parma)
 
Ticket holders are welcome to visit each location over the two-day event, or they may choose to limit their visits (as time permits). The Wine Trail encourages ticket holders to bring a designated driver. Hours of the event are Saturday, April 9, from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday, April 10, from noon to 6:00 PM. There are a limited number of tickets available. Tickets will not be available the day of the event.
 
For more information call (517) 531-3080. Ticket holders are welcome to visit each location over the two-day event, or they may choose to limit their visits (as time permits).
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