74: From Schoolteacher to CEO with Kathie Fuce-Hobohm from SPACE, Inc.

Going from school teacher to CEO of one of Michigan’s top 50 businesses to watch.  Kathie Fuce-Hobohm stepped into the CEO role because she loved what she was doing.  In this episode, we cover the history of her company Space Inc, the succession of her family business to the next generation, and causes she strongly […]

73: How to do a proper wine tasting with Andy Jacobson, Mari Vineyards

In this episode, Andy Jacobson, Tasting Room Manager for Mari Vineyards, shares with us not only some of their great wines but also how to do a proper tasting at a wine room. We talk about how to properly clean your pallet, what to focus on with aromas, and how to take the stress off of tasting wine.

Ep 71: Good Wine & More Bubbly with bigLITTLE wines and Mawby Sparkling

Mike Laing is back! Today he walks us through two wonderful wines, one from his own bigLITTLE wines and a wonderful bubbly from Mawby Sparkling. We talk about how bigLittle wines developed a signature white pinot noir; Mawby’s partnership with Cherry Republic, and how Michigan wines fit into the world stage of wines.

Ep 70: Living Life On Your Own Terms with Jim Doyon

What does it take to live life on your own terms? Jim Doyon knows and he shares that with us today. From starting his own business, helping others grow theirs, to taking his family on an extended multi-year road trip, Jim shows no signs of slowing down and he’s loving it.

Mountain Town Station Restaurant & Brew Pub with Jim Holton

Links Mountain Town Station Restaurant Website Mountain Town Station Facebook Page Transcript Cliff Duvernois: [00:00:00] hello everyone. And welcome to the podcast. My name is Cliff Duvernois your host today, we’ve got Jim Holton with us. On the line and he is the owner and manager of a litany of different restaurants, family restaurants that […]

Celebrating 100 Years at St Julian Winery with Nancie Oxley

St Julian Winery & Distillery

St Julian Wines is now celebrating their 100th Anniversary in 2021!  Nancie Oxley, the Vice President in Charge of Wine Making (which is the coolest title ever!) shares with us the rich history of St Julian Winery, what it takes to put together a great tasting bottle of vino, and some recommendations to try this […]

Keweenaw Mountain Lodge with Mariah Summers

Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

Keweenaw Mountain Lodge is located in one of the most northern tips of Michigan. And it can’t wait to go! This place boasts cabins and open space to appeal to anyone who really wants to “get away”. Mariah Summers shares with us the history and the goodness that awaits visitors to this great place.  Enjoy!

Wine Tasting at Black Star Farms with Sherri Fenton

This interview was fun!  Sherri Fenton, the managing owner of Black Star Farms, sits down with us and shares Black Star’s rich history, their philosophy in creating great customer experiences, and some great wines for you to try. We also talk about snow-shoeing around their farm, winter events that are happening … and how they […]

Zehnders Snowfest with John Shelton

Zehnder's Snowfest John Shelton

Zehnders Snowfest for 2021 is on! John Shelton, VP of Sales and Marketing for Zehnders, shares with us the history of this great Michigan tradition, the impact it has had on the community, and what Frankenmuth’s Snowfest will look like in 2021.