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  1. Wine Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend

    Posted February 13, 2019 in

    Forget about real diamonds for a minute; we have wine diamonds on our minds this Valentine’s Day! While diamonds will likely remain a girl’s best friend, they’ll be even better when paired with wine. We’re pretty sure nothing is better wine and diamonds! In all seriousness, though, what are these wine diamonds we speak of? […]

  2. Answers to All Your Riesling Questions

    Posted January 25, 2019 in

    Answers to All Your Riesling Questions With so many Rieslings in our lineup, you might not be surprised to hear that we consider this crisp, sometimes sweet wine to be our niche and our specialty. Since we pride ourselves on our passion for Riesling, we’ve come to know this complex northern Michigan favorite. If you’ve […]

  3. Wine Pairings: 3 Healthy Dishes for Your Resolution

    Posted January 17, 2019 in

    Wine Pairings: 3 Healthy Dishes for Your Resolution The new year is here, and everyone’s working hard to keep up on their resolutions for the year – many of which involve being healthier. To help you stick to your resolution, we’re giving you three healthy recipe ideas that are delightfully easy and deliciously satisfying. Packed […]

  4. DIY Wine Glass Charms

    Posted December 27, 2018 in

    DIY Wine Glass Charms Wine Glass charms are super helpful for keeping track of guests’ glasses during a party and make a “charming” gift for your favorite wine-o! This holiday season, why not make your own wine glass charms? Simple charms are easy to make with just a few materials – or get as elaborate […]

  5. The 5 Best Host & Hostess Gift Wines to Stock Up On

    Posted December 11, 2018 in

    The 5 Best Host & Hostess Gift Wines to Stock Up On ‘Tis (almost) the season for holiday parties, creatures stirring and of course–gifts galore. This holiday season, don’t be left out in the cold without a gift for the perfect host or hostess. Gifting wine is an easy choice for any holiday gathering because […]

  6. What Is the Best Wine Storage & Serving Temperature?

    Posted November 28, 2018 in

    Everything You Need to Know About Wine Temperatures Temperature impacts the flavors of everything we eat and drink, including our favorite glass of red or white wine. Wines have an optimal storage range so they develop (age) in the bottle correctly, and they also have an optimal serving range so flavor and enjoyment are maximized […]

  7. How to Clean Wine Glasses in the Dishwasher Without Breaking Them

    Posted November 12, 2018 in

    How to Clean Wine Glasses in the Dishwasher Without Breaking Them You’ve just finished a glass of your favorite Late Harvest Riesling, and now it’s time to face the tricky task of cleaning your glass. But the last thing you feel like doing after a relaxing glass of Riesling is washing dishes. After all, wine […]

  8. Why Does Red Wine Stain My Teeth, and How Can I Prevent It?

    Posted October 26, 2018 in

    So you’re drinking a glass of red wine. All your other friends grabbed a dainty little flute of champagne or a chilled glass of sweet white wine, but not you. No, you went for that earthy, full, smooth glass of red. This says a lot about you – you possibly have a healthier heart, you’re […]

  9. 6 Reasons to Visit CGT During Harvest Season

    Posted October 5, 2018 in

    6 Reasons to Visit CGT During Harvest Season It’s nearly impossible to top the perfection of summer on the Old Mission Peninsula, but there’s something extra special about visiting Chateau Grand Traverse during wine harvest season. Old Mission Peninsula’s grapes are ripe, the leaves are changing, and it’s time for hoodies and wine. These are […]

  10. Salmon Poached in White Wine Recipe | Chateau Grand Traverse

    Posted September 24, 2018 in

    Poached Salmon Recipe – It’s That Time of Year! Fishing boats dot Grand Traverse Bay as the salmon run returns, and the likelihood of a successful evening on the lake swells. For those who take part in this brief season each year, salmon can be a bountiful source of both fishing entertainment and nourishment. For […]

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