Michigan’s earliest residents lived off the land, drawing their sustenance from the woods, waters, fields and farms to nourish themselves. Iron Fish Distillery, located in the rural community of Thompsonville is digging back into those agricultural roots to craft artisan spirits inspired by the natural landscape.Read more
Grand Traverse Distillery was awarded eight (8) individual medals at the American Distilling Institute’s 11th Annual Spirits Competition, held as part of its annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland earlier this month.
Recognized as one of the 2013 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” In 2013, GTD currently operates five tasting rooms in Michigan – including two in Traverse City, one in downtown Frankenmuth; one in Leland; and one in Grand Rapids (with a new location, scheduled to open in September, 2017).Read more
More than 18,000 people are expected to enjoy a vast menu of food and beverage at the 9th Annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival coming up Nov. 17-19 at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids.Read more
Valentine Distilling Company, one of the nation’s first craft distilleries and the largest in Michigan, was announced as winner of “World’s Best Vodka” by TheDrinksReport.com.Read more
Spirits were high at the 2nd Annual Full Contact Cocktails Competition, held recently at New Holland Brewing Company’s pub and restaurant in downtown Holland. Mixologists from around the state gathered to vie for the Grand Prize of travel and lodging to “Tales of the Cocktail”—a nationally-acclaimed competition in New Orleans, LA.Read more