Black Star Farms

Chateau Fontaine owner Dan Matthies, with wife Lucie in the background, is holding their 2011 Woodland White blend. (Sandra Silfven / The Detroit News)

Awards, inside stories at the Michigan Wine Showcase

The recent Michigan Wine Showcase at the Rattlesnake painted a bright canvas of today’s Michigan wine industry — the vintners with lots of experience who keep trying new things, the newer wineries finding their groove … and brand new wineries finding their way. More from my notebook: The buzz at Chateau Fontaine and Black Star … Continue Reading →