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Sep 8, 2020 - Michigan Craft Beverage Council Now Accepting 2021 Research Grant Proposals
Proposals must be received no later than 3 p.m. on Monday, October 19
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Craft Beverage Council announced today it is now accepting 2021 Research Grant proposals with a maximum grant award of $40,000. Pr...
Aug 28, 2020 - September Declared Michigan Craft Spirits Month
(WALLOON LAKE, MICH) — The Michigan Craft Distillers Association (MCDA) is proud to declare September as “Michigan Craft Spirits Month” in honor of its passiona...
Jun 29, 2020 - Cheers to Celebrating July as Michigan Beer Month
(LANSING, Mich) – Legislators in Lansing have recently declared July as “Michigan Beer Month” with the introduction of House Resolution No. 289 and Senate Resol...
Jun 11, 2020 - Michigan Brewers Guild Launches Michigan’s Great Beer State Podcast
(LANSING, Mich) – As part of its ongoing efforts to inform, educate and entertain beer lovers and its Enthusiast Members, the Michigan Brewers Guild has launche...
Jun 9, 2020 - Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association and Michigan Wine Collaborative Partnership Raises Over $10,000
LANSING, MICH. – The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association (MRLA) and Michigan Wine Collaborative hosted the #MichiganWineMonthChallenge through the mon...
May 8, 2020 - Support Your Local Michigan Breweries During American Craft Beer Week® — May 11-17, 2020
(LANSING, Mich) – The Michigan Brewers Guild invites residents around the state to join them in celebration of American Craft Beer Week® (May 11-17, 2020) – the...
May 8, 2020 - Chateau Chantal Provides Community Aid During Pandemic
Traverse City, MI: Chateau Chantal Winery and Inn on Old Mission Peninsula just completed a month of contributions to local organizations providing COVID-19 rel...
May 4, 2020 - Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association and Michigan Wine Collaborative Launch Wine Month Challenge
Challenge will Raise Funds for Hospitality Employees
LANSING, MICH. – The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association (MRLA) and Michigan Wine Collaborative announced today the launch of #MichiganWineMonthChalle...
Apr 21, 2020 - Michigan Wine Collaborative Announces May is ‘Michigan Wine Month’
The Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the sustainability and profitability of the Michigan wine industry, ...
Apr 9, 2020 - Michigan Craft Distillers Association Names 2020 Board of Directors
(TRAVERSE CITY, MICH) — The Michigan Craft Distillers Association (MCDA) has named its 2020 Board of Directors:President: Jon O’Connor — Co-Owner of Long Road D...
Mar 3, 2020 - Michigan Craft Beverage Council Announces Research Grants for Beer, Hard Cider, Spirits and Wine Production
Council approves a record amount of grant funding support
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) today announced that 14 projects will receive funding through its 2020 research grant program. MCBC reco...
Mar 2, 2020 - Governor Whitmer Makes Appointments to Boards and Commissions
LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced the following appointments to the Michigan Cherry Committee, Michigan Corn Marketing Committee, Michi...
Feb 18, 2020 - 6th annual Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference to be held in Ann Arbor
EAST LANSING, Mich. – The 6th annual Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference offers hop and barley growers an opportunity to learn the latest in production inform...
Jan 14, 2020 - Raise a Glass: Muskegon’s Love of Beer Goes Deeper Than You Think.
Muskegon, MI -- An ice cold beer is just as much a part of Muskegon as the snow. Turns out, brewing reflects a pivotal part of this city’s past, as evident by L...
Jan 13, 2020 - 2020 Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days
The Michigan Grape Society and Michigan State University Extension in partnership with Lake Michigan College will host the annual Southwest Michigan Horticultur...
Jan 10, 2020 - Michigan Brewers Guild Presents Awards to Long-Time Industry Leaders at 2020 Annual Conference in Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, Mich – The Michigan Brewers Guild presented two key awards to industry leaders at its annual conference Thursday night, January 9, 2020, at the Radis...
Dec 12, 2019 - LMC offers guided tasting through Wines of the World
BENTON HARBOR, MI – What distinguishes the wines of one wine region from the wines of another? How does climate, grape variety, and winemaking practices affect ...
Nov 5, 2019 - Celebrating Possibilities at Michigan’s Only Farm Distillery
First Release of Iron Fish Distillery's Farm Distilled Whiskeys
THOMPSONVILLE, Mich. – Iron Fish Distillery is releasing its first farm-distilled whiskeys, aged in their Rick House. Michigan’s first farm distillery, situated...