Here’s a New Year’s Resolution that’s easy to keep… When traveling, seek out food establishments that feature Michigan wines and local products on their menus. There are many places in Michigan where you can enjoy locally grown and produced foods and libations. Irresistible specialties and unique creations entice visitors and residents alike throughout the Great Lakes State. Have you ever walked into a restaurant that served a delectable buffet and wanted to sample everything? That's how you'll feel in Michigan. So go ahead. Give in to temptation. You'll be glad you did. Our spotlight restaurants serve up some of the most mouth-watering menus that you've ever tasted. Treat yourself to Michigan signature and regional cuisine at fantastic restaurants like The Electric Cheetah in Grand Rapids, The Cooks’ House and Trattoria Stella in Traverse City, and Eve in Ann Arbor. All four serve Michigan wines. For a list of restaurants that feature Michigan wines, visit the “Wine & Food” section of the Michigan Wines Web site.
Not familiar with Michigan wines? Well, now is the perfect time to attend a wine event. Grab that special someone and head to lower Michigan’s Northwest corner for the Winter Warm Up at the wineries of Old Mission Peninsula on January 16 for your fill of comfort foods and Michigan wines. Enjoy samplings of exquisite varietals and culinary pleasures while listening to guitarist Bryan Lubeck and his band, Acoustic Vineyard at the Winter Delights—A Festival OF Wine Food and Jazz in Benton Harbor on January 23, or join Chef Eric and a Chateau Chantal Winemaker for a delightful six course wine dinner at the Boathouse Restaurant in Traverse City on January 29.
For more wine events and recipes from wineries all over Michigan, visit Michigan Wines.