Wine connoisseurs are encouraged to drink local throughout May during Michigan Wine Month
Traverse City, Mich. – Great Lakes Wine and Spirits, Michigan’s largest wine wholesaler, is proud to join in the month-long celebration of Michigan wine during Michigan Wine Month, which runs through May.
“Michigan is a world-class grape growing state, which means our winemakers have a great starting point to create fantastic wines,” said Syd Ross, Co-CEO of Great Lakes Wine and Spirits. “As an independent, family-owned wine distributor, we’re proud to play a role in the ongoing success of Michigan’s wine industry.”
Michigan is the fifth-largest grape-producing state in the nation and is a top 10 winemaker. Our state boasts more than 100 wineries, which produce 2.3 million gallons of wine each year.
“Michigan wineries are receiving praise nationally and internationally, and the state is quickly becoming a must-visit region for wine connoisseurs and novices alike,” said Lew Cooper III, Co-CEO of Great Lakes Wine and Spirits. “We’re thrilled Michigan winemakers have received such well-deserved attention and we look forward to helping them grow and thrive.”
Great Lakes Wine and Spirits proudly distributes for 19 Michigan wineries including Black Star Farms, Chateau Grand Traverse, Leelanau Cellars and Tabor Hill.
Great Lakes Wine & Spirits is Michigan’s largest wine, liquor and beer distributor. With 1,000 employees and ten facilities across the state, GLWAS services nearly 17,000 accounts in all 83 Michigan counties on both peninsulas. For more information, please visit www.GLWAS.com.