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To Decant or Not To Decant

Decanting wine is an age-old tradition that continues to captivate wine enthusiasts and novices alike. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, decanting serves a crucial purpose in unlocking the full potential of a bottle, allowing flavors to breathe and evolve. Whether you’re a seasoned oenophile or just dipping your toes into the

Which Are Your Favorite Riesling-Based Culinary Pairings?

Riesling Food Pairing You have a beautiful, delicious bottle of Riesling, and now you’re ready to enjoy it. You may be asking yourself, though, what food goes best with Riesling? The good news is that there are a wide variety of foods perfect for eating while you enjoy a bottle

What Do Wine Awards Mean?

What Do Wine Awards Really Mean? When you are shopping for wine, you’re likely to see boasts of awards won, printed on the labels and posted on the shelves. How much does this really mean? Is a wine that has won a medal in some competition or has been rated

Unique Features/Benefits of a Vineyard Wedding

Unique Features and Benefits of a Vineyard Wedding Once you’ve said, “Yes!”, there are about a million decisions to make before you say, “I do!” Not least among those is the choice of venue, and there are so many from which to choose, it can seem overwhelming. From churches to

Popular Summer Event Returns to Aurora Cellars

Experience the beauty of Northern Michigan’s Wine Country with Aurora Cellars’ much-anticipated Cellar Sundays, returning this summer with a fun event each week. From May 26th until September 15th, mark every Sunday on your calendar as a day to savor the moments and share the memories. Join us and elevate

Winemaker’s Selections for Spring 2024 Wine Club Allocation

Spring has officially sprung and it is time for you to start making your selections for the Spring 2024 Wine Club Allocation. To help you in the journey, our Director of Winemaking Drew Perry has pre-selected three wines including a summer favorite, a popular white variety, and a delicious red blend.

How to Make Changes to Your Wine Club Allocation

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS We know it’s been awhile since you’ve logged into your account. Here are answers to frequently asked questions to help you get your allocation customized and account updated in no time.   WHAT’S IN MY ALLOCATION? Our Winemaker pre-selects 6 (Somm) or 12 (Proprietor) bottles on your

How The Type and Size of a Wine Tank Can Impact the Wine

Wine tanks bring together the fusion of artistry, science, and functionality. These pivotal vessels come in an array of sizes and shapes that each bring their distinct impact to the final product. From towering cylindrical tanks to elegant oak barrels, the diversity in design mirrors the intricate nuances of wine

Exploring the Symbolism and Serenity of The Majestic Willow Tree

In the intricate tapestry of nature, willow trees stand as graceful sentinels, their slender branches swaying in harmony with the whispering winds. Beyond their picturesque appearance, these arboreal wonders hold profound significance that transcends their aesthetic allure. With a rich cultural history and a plethora of ecological benefits, willow trees

Unveiling the Art of Wine: A Tannin Tale

As we continue to learn more about the different components of wine, there is one important aspect we can’t ignore: the captivating presence of tannins. These compounds, nestled within the grape skins, seeds, and stems, weave a tapestry of flavors and textures that define the very essence of wine. Tannins


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