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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...
Sep 5, 2019 - Michigan Craft Beverage Council Now Accepting 2020 Research Grant Proposals
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Craft Beverage Council announced today it is now accepting 2020 Research Grant proposals with a maximum grant award of $50,000. Pr...