Two Million Michigan Winery Visitors Expected
May 1, 2013
A new report from Michigan State University researchers Dr. Dan McCole and Dr. Don Holecek says the number of Michigan winery tasting room visitors will increase to two million during 2013
“The last best estimate of 800,000 Michigan winery visitors was done 2002-2003 and is now out-of-date.” Mc Cole said.
For more information see: http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/michigan_winery_tourism_reaches_new_heights
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Mark Ganchiff is the publisher of Midwest Wine Press, the leading source of news on the growing wine industry in the central United States. Mark has been a wine judge at the 2012 and 2014 INDY International Wine Competition, the 2014 Cold Climate Wine Competition, the 2013 Mid-American Wine Competition, the 2012 Illinois State Fair Wine Competition and the 2013 Michigan Wine Competition. He also enjoys speaking at wine events including the Cold Climate Wine Conference, the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association Annual Meeting, the Midwest Grape and Wine Conference and the Wisconsin Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Mark's articles about regional wine have appeared in Vineyard & Winery Management, WineMaker and several regional magazines.
Mark is a Level One Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers. He lives in Louisville, but also has a residence in Chicago.
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