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Events

  • Oyster/Crab Cake Social - Sat Dec 1

    Oyster/Crab Cake Social - Sat Dec 1

    The best oyster and crab cake adventure on Saturday Dec 2. Mark your calendar and get ready for the closest experience to the ocean in the Great Lakes region!

  • Sausage Making Party

    Sausage Making Party

    Join us for the annual sausage making event scheduled for Saturday, Nov 24. Limited number of seats available will make this a hot ticket. Sign up early

  • Truth Series at Forty Pearl Downtown Grand Rapids

    Truth Series at Forty Pearl Downtown Grand Rapids

    Our new series of events called “TRUTH” is all about achieving the highest level of wine and food appreciation through the presentation of a cool wine/food subject taking place at Forty Pearl.

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Latest News

  • BBW in the News!

    BBW in the News!

    This summer brought a good harvest of mentions in major news publications. The Chicago Tribune and New York Times visited the Traverse City Area and praised our wines!

  • Robert’s Wine Pick for the Spring Release

    Robert’s Wine Pick for the Spring Release

    Robert has picked all gold-medal winning wines for the Spring Wine Club Members six-bottle commitment. Of course, club members are free to customize their selections but his picks are pretty good.

  • BB wines perform well in Blind Tasting

    BB wines perform well in Blind Tasting

    BB sent some of our white wines into the Eighth Annual Palate Press Grand Tasting and guess who was the surprise of the night?

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Latest Writings

  • 2018 Season Notes

    2018 Season Notes

    The most vivid memory in this industry is recalling the seasons. Every season is remembered from bad, average, great to historic, as they all get a place in the long-term mental data bank.

  • 2017 Season Notes

    2017 Season Notes

    Every vintage has three seasons -- start, middle and finish. Our 2017 had a mediocre start and middle, but what a fabulous finish it brought us.

  • 2016 Season Notes

    2016 Season Notes

    2016 as a vintage is the best to date! All essential elements came together to create historic Cuvées. Ideal weather leveraged our perfect dirt and microclimate to produce exceptional grapes.

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