From vine to wine on the Leelanau Peninsula

The wine industry in northern Michigan is bigger than ever, and vineyards are popping up everywhere you look. It’s a business that has a multi-million dollar impact on the state, and is expected to continue to grow. Winemakers on the Leelanau Peninsula say the region is great for grapes; the snow insulates the vines, the peninsulas are surrounded by water, and the summer sunshine doesn’t hurt either.

9&10’s Sara Simnitch and photojournalist Jeremy Erickson go from vine to wine, talking to Mark Carlson of Silver Leaf, Larry Mawby of L Mawby and Andrew McFarlane of and the Leelanau Wine Trail in this special report:

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