The History of Michigan Wines: 150 Years of Winemaking Along the Great Lakes

Lorri Hathaway Sharon Kegerreis


The History of Michigan Wines: 150 Years of Winemaking Along the Great Lakes

The History of Michigan Wines: 150 Years of Winemaking Along the Great Lakes

  • Title: The History of Michigan Wines: 150 Years of Winemaking Along the Great Lakes
  • Author: Lorri Hathaway Sharon Kegerreis
  • ISBN: 9781596299474
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Paperback



Savor the taste of wines inspired by the Great Lakes as enthusiasts Lorri Hathaway and Sharon Kegerreis introduce passionate winemakers like Joseph Sterling, who ignited Michigan s first viable wine region in the 1800s along Lake Erie Discover how the Detroit River was used for bootlegging during Prohibition, how the raid on red wine in the Upper Peninsula generated natioSavor the taste of wines inspired by the Great Lakes as enthusiasts Lorri Hathaway and Sharon Kegerreis introduce passionate winemakers like Joseph Sterling, who ignited Michigan s first viable wine region in the 1800s along Lake Erie Discover how the Detroit River was used for bootlegging during Prohibition, how the raid on red wine in the Upper Peninsula generated national headlines and how Michigan became the first to repeal Learn about the wineries that boosted production to make Michigan a leading wine producer through the 1960s, when the changing marketplace caused a slump in production and sales Since then, new grape varietals have spurred resurgence in the industry, garnering Michigan worldwide attention for its locally influenced wines Discover Michigan s vibrant wine history, which is vital to the second most agriculturally diverse state and top tourism region becoming a premier agritourism destination.


Recent Comments "The History of Michigan Wines: 150 Years of Winemaking Along the Great Lakes"

So clearly, this book is more interesting to someone from Michigan than other areas. It was a quick read in that you could really skim for the interesting stuff - like some of the Prohibition tidbits and the relationship with Canada/Windsor. I would have liked to see some of the terminology defined - I vaguely remembered what "fortified" means in terms of wine but had to look it up to be sure where it seemed a simple thing to include a definition as part of the narrative.Also, "grape rot" - the [...]

Great overview of the history of the wine industry in Michigan. I was surprised by many things, like how long there has been an industry in Michigan, and how popular the wines are - good for MI! I already have some favorite Michigan wines, but am looking forward to trying more in the near future.

Nice overview of the Michigan wine industry. Wine lovers will learn a thing or two to impress their friends.


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