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Wine and Cider Flights $15 choose any four wines and ciders

Club member flights $12

Featured Flights and Food

Wine and Cider Flights

$15
Create your own path with four wines and ciders of your choosing from any of the options available by the glass.

Natural Northern’s Zesty Garlic Hummus

Locally made and served with local veggies and rice crackers – $8

Whitefish Paté

Locally made and served with local veggies, pickled jalapenos, and rice crackers. – $10

Ploughman’s Lunch

A selection of four cheese varieties, two meats, local veggies, fruit, fig jam, olives, pickles and rosemary crackers –  $18

CHIPS

Great Lakes Potato Chip Company. Ask your server for available flavors. – $1

Northwoods Soda

Ask your server for available flavors. – $2.50

DRY WHITE WINES

2020 CrÉmant

–28 BTL 10 GL –
Club 63 – 22.4 BTL

Crémant is a designation used for sparkling wines not made in Champagne. They can be made anywhere and often reflect blends of local significance. This style produces a fruit forward sparkling wine similar to Prosecco.

2020 PINOT GRIGIO

dAN bERGER’S INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION Silver Medal
Tale Feathers Vineyard
– 20 BTL 8 GL –
Club 63 – 16 BTL 

By fermenting the wine in stainless steel and avoiding long yeast contact we could keep the delicate aromas to reveal an apple-like freshness for a classic warm-weather sipper that really shows off in the glass.

2019 MURMUR

64% Chardonnay, 26% Gewürztraminer, 9% Auxerrois, 1% Pinot Blanc
18 BTL 7 GL
Club 63 – 14.4 BTL

Murmur is named for some of our voracious vineyard foes, the starlings. It is a blend of some of our favorite white grape varieties. 

2020 KERNER

dAN bERGER’S INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION Gold Medal; International Eastern Wine Competition Gold Medal; Jefferson Cup Silver Medal
– 25 BTL  8 GL –
Club 63 – 20 BTL

This is an extremely rare grape variety. The finished wine is dry and balanced with an intriguing floral aroma.

2018 PINOT BLANC

Island View Vineyard

Jefferson Cup Invitational Silver Medal

–28 BTL 10 GL –
Club 63 – 22.4 BTL

The Island View Vineyard is Michigan’s oldest Pinot Blanc planting dating back to 1995. There are 1100 plants farmed under the watchful eye and expert hands of Werner Kuehnis. 

2019 OMP PINOT BLANC

18 BTL 8 GL
Club 63 – 14.4 BTL

This grape loves our cool climate and sandy soils. It expresses powerful aromatics and intense fruity length while maintaining fresh acidity.

2018 SEVENTH HILL FARM RIESLING

Jefferson Cup Silver Medal
– 25 BTL  9 GL
Club 63 – 20 BTl

This vineyard has an esteemed reputation and back-to- back Jefferson Cups. This prestigious award is earned by the top wines at the invitation-only competition

DRY rED wINES

2020 OMP Blaufränkisch

dAN bERGER’S INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION BEST OF CLASS – tRIPLE gOLD mEDAL
–28 BTL 9 GL –
CLUB 63 – 22.4 BTL 

This is a blend of two of our great Blaufränkisch vineyards – The Keenan Vineyard and the Swanson Vineyard. Select barrels are chosen for this blend to help execute our goal of a fruit-focused, dry red. We age these barrels for eight months and then bottle young to capture the berry and black pepper tones.

Roots & rock

– 25 BTL 9 GL –
Club 63 – 20 BTl

The wine has generous jammy fruit, a plump mid palate and finish that’s like light roasted coffee and delicate cocoa.  It is ready to drink now.

2021 Dry RosÉ

– 20 BTL 8 GL –
Club 63 – 16 BTl

Dry but fruity, this rosé has been made with 100% Blaufränkisch grapes grown in northern Michigan.

sWEETER wHITE wINES

2021 Missing Spire Riesling

– 22 BTL 8 GL –
Club 63 – 17.6 BTl

The spire depicted on the label was torn down in the 1960s as part of a fire deterring mentality. It was the most ornate section of the building and there is a noticeable vacancy where the spire once stood.

2019 LE CABAN RIESLING

Jefferson Cup Winner; International Eastern Wine Competition Double Gold and Best in Class
– 20 BTL  8 GL
Club 63- 16 BTL

We find this Riesling to be a melodic poem of delicate sweetness wrapped around an electric core of acid. Winner of the 2021 Jefferson Cup.

2020 LATE HARVEST RIESLING

Seventh Hill Farm
International Eastern Wine Competition silver
– 28 BTL  10 GL 
CLUB 63- 22.4 BTL 

A late harvest Riesling made from one of our most renowned vineyards.

Hard Ciders

gOLDEN rUSSET

2021 GLINTCAP bRONZE mEDAL
– 22 750ml btl/ 9 8OZ GL–

Golden Russet is another American Heirloom apple discovered by chance in the 1800s. The skin of this apple is russetted like a potato which lends some texture to the juice. The tannins combined with high sugar make a natural  apple wine with elevated alcohol and age worthy potential. We left a touch of residual sugar in this cider to keep the alcohol moderate and to balance the heat and acidity. 

HENRY’S PIPPIN

–23 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 BTL / 7 GL –

Pippin is an old word for apple. This dry, classic style cider is a representation of several different fermentations blended together.

FORTIS MAELUM

2021 GLINTCAP sILVER mEDAL
–18 BTL / 7 8OZ GL

The apples pressed for this dry British style cider are grown as part of an experimental block on the Engle Ridge Farm that was planted as part of our quest for true cider apples that will thrive in northern Michigan.

Tepache

–28 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 GL –

Tepache is a traditional drink from pre-hispanic Mexico made using pineapple rinds, left to ferment with sugar water and some spices. For this version, we used whole pineapple and an apple base, supplemented with piloncillo – an unrefined form of brown sugar – to give it slight caramel and earthy undertones. It was then seeped with whole cinnamon sticks and clove post fermentation.

Antrim Cider

–23 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 BTL / 7 GL –

This is a single origin cider grown by Ron Boals and family. We chose this blend for its striking acidity and fresh, juicy apple character. This cider has snap!

CINNAMON GIRL

–23 GROWLER TO-GO / 8 BTL / 7 GL –

This is a classic combination – apples and cinnamon. Whole cinnamon sticks are added to the juice from OMP apples and steeped in the cider for 4-6 weeks.

 

By the Bottle

Available by the bottle in-house or to-go. The following wines are not available for flights or glass pours.

2018 Gitali

dAN bERGER’S INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION Bronze Medal
– 3BTL   
Club 63 – 30.4 btl

This Blanc de Blanc traditional method sparkling wine was slowly fermented in the bottle for two years, creating consistent, fine bubbles throughout the palate.

2018 PINOT GRIS

TALE FEATHERS VINEYARD
– 28 BTL
CLUB 63- 22.4 BTL

This small bottling came from a selection of the 2.5 acre Tale Feathers Vineyard on Old Mission Peninsula. We chose to ferment and age the wine in two very old French oak puncheons.

2020 Skin Fermented Pinot Gris

28 BTL   
Club 63 – 22.4 btl

We fermented this Pinot Gris with the skins as we would a red wine fermentation. Then, instead of pressing after a week or two, we let the wine age with the skins for 4 months. The oxygen that inevitably creeps in further tints this and we end up with a beautiful orange-colored wine.

2020 Chardonnay

32 BTL  
CLUB 63 – 25.6 BTL 

In 2020 we selected a specific section of the Eden Hill Vineyard consisting of a single clone known for its opulent fruit and balanced ripening and fermented in 2-225L barrels and one 500L puncheon.

2020 AUXERROIS

Island View Orchard
– 28 BTL –

Auxerrois is a soft and very blendable grape variety, but we chose to keep it as a single vineyard wine. It stopped fermenting with a touch of residual sugar which added a lush fruitiness to the wine and low acidity.

2020 PINOT BLANC

Prairie School Vineyard
– 24 BTL 10 GL –

For this vintage and vineyard, we extended our yeast time in hopes of drawing out a little more earthy quality and broadening the structure of the wine. To keep the fruit alive there is a touch of natural residual sugar.

Spitzenburg

2021 GLINTCAP GOLD MEDAL

– 22 750ml btl –

Spitzenburg is an heirloom apple that used to be more widespread in the US and Michigan. It was pushed out of the mainstream by “new” varieties like northern spy which cooked more consistently. Spitzenburg (formally known as Esopus Spitzenburg) is a fickle tree in our northern climate. In 2020 we got our first real crop and had the opportunity to make this single variety cider.

bAYEUX tAPESTRY

2021 GLINTCAP bRONZE mEDAL
– 22 750ml btl –

The original Bayeux Tapestry was made to commemorate the Battle of Hastings in 1066. In this battle, a small Norman Army invaded Anglo-Saxon England to begin the Norman conquest of England and establish a new monarchy. This cider represents this notion by combining one French bittersweet apple – Binet Rouge – with two bittersweet English varieties – Yarlington Mill and Ashmead’s Kernel. The cider is dry and structured, with a broad display of flavor bound to the palate by an array of cohesive tannins. 

Porter’s PerfeCtion

2021 GLINTCAP bRONZE mEDAL
–22 750ml btl –

Dating back to before 1900, Porter’s Perfection was first grown in the orchard of Charles Porter in East Lambrook, England. When an amazing crop was picked during harvest, we knew we had to create a new single variety cider to show off this apple’s bright, dense minerality. 

Building 53 Specials

Available by the glass only

THE BEEKEEPER

– 8

Henry’s Pippin Cider ۞ honey ۞ lemon

Make it wild by adding fresh Northwoods Ginger Soda – 9 –

CIDER MOSA

– 8

Your Choice of Cider ۞ Orange Juice 

CINGRIA

Roots & Rock ۞ Cinnamon Girl ۞ Orange

Peachy Keen

– 12 

Peach ۞ Crémant ۞ Bubbles

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