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Brian Greenlee, In Memorium

Brian P. Greenlee 1952-2017   Please join us in mourning the loss of our friend and co-worker Brian Greenlee, who passed in November of this year.   Known as ‘The …

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GLWAS Donates to CA Wildfire Relief Funds

Great Lakes Wine & Spirits donating $100,000 to California wildfire relief funds Michigan beer, wine and spirits distributor continues charitable giving at home and afar   DETROIT – Great Lakes …

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California Wildfire Update from GLWAS

California Wildfire Update We have all watched with great concern as the recent tragedy unfolded in Northern California wine country over the past several weeks. Our hearts go out to …

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What’s in Your Wine?

As the ‘Natural Wine’ phenomenon continues to chug along, an ancillary conversation has been begun by some, asking: what are the wineries allowed to add to the wines we drink? …

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GLWAS at the WSWA WLC

WSWA Women’s Leadership Council first annual meeting in DC- Kicking off the event with a philanthropic event benefitting House of Ruth. We’re proud that two of our employees, Heather Kerr …

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Color Blind

Within the panoply of historic quotes and prose relating to wine are a few quotes that have been passed on and tweaked and amended and live on in some form, …

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Trentino-Alto Adige

Trentino-Alto Adige   As mentioned in these missives before, it seems that almost all of the world’s great wine regions happen to be in incredibly beautiful areas. Few however are …

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Is Cellaring Wine a Fading Notion?

Wine Geek has had a couple of good weeks: in the past 20 days or so Geek has tasted (drank) a 1953 Château Margaux, a 1990 Gaja Sorì Tildìn and …

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Your Glass Shows Your Class

In Wine Geek’s decades of experience with this subject, he has seen the entire gamut: from restaurateurs that used only expensive crystal (albeit not always wine-friendly) to those that would …

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GLWAS Retirement Announcement

Great Lakes Wine & Spirits would like to thank John (J.P.) Payne for his 30 years of service.     J.P. started as a delivery driver, known for his promptness …

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