Archives: 'Cheap Michigan Wine'

linuxdave — August 10, 2008, 4:20 pm

The Fox Barn’s Harvest White

Since moving to Pensacola Beach from Michigan, I have been longing for a great, cheap, rich Michigan wine. Well, Harvest White from the Fox Barn Winery fits the bill! This semi-dry white has all the characteristics of the wine I loved so much from Michigan. Spicy, fruity and “snappy”, this wine was a perfect companion […]

linuxdave — November 27, 2006, 8:18 pm

Leelanau Cellars Witches’ Brew

Leelanau Cellars markets this unique spiced wine as Witches’ Brew around Halloween, but let me assure you that it is a great wine to have on hand throughout the winter. This wine has two labels, the Halloween one (Witches Brew) and the label for the rest of the year, simply named Leelanau Cellars Spiced Wine. […]

linuxdave — August 8, 2006, 7:03 pm

Leelanau Cellars Autumn Harvest

Another summer is quickly coming to an end, and I hope everyone got a chance to visit their favorite local vineyard for a tour or a wine tasting. The highlight of my summer is always being able to visit the northern Michigan wineries. This summer, I got a chance to go up to the Leelanau […]

linuxdave — November 9, 2005, 9:18 am

Chateau Chantal Pinot Noir 2004

Last Friday on my way home from work I stopped by Dusty’s Cellar to get lunch and a bottle of wine. I picked out this Pinot Noir from northern Michigan to go with my Italian sub sandwich. Perfect match! Lots of oak in this Pinot, and it was spicier than most I’ve had. This one […]

linuxdave — September 15, 2005, 7:10 pm

Leelanau Cellars Spring Splendor

Described as a “Premium Semi-Dry White Table Wine”, I didn’t really find anything dry or splendorous about it. This cheap Michigan wine was bland and tasted a little too much like flowers to me, not so much the apple and peach that the bottle describes. On a positive note, Leelanau Cellars is a wonderful place. […]