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.

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 […]

Dog Sledding in Michigan with Liza Dietzen

Team Evergreen Kennel - Liza Dietzen

Dog Sledding in Michigan is alive and well!  At least while there’s snow on the ground.  This bit of a “lost art” is kept alive by Liza Dietzen from Team Evergreen Kennel.  Hear how she took over this kennel of energetic dogs and turned it into a fun event everyone can enjoy! Show Notes: Team […]

Cutting trails with the Michigan Snowmobile and ORV Association with John Newman

Michigan Snowmobile & ORV Association

Snowmobiling is a favorite sport to many. In some parts of Michigan, it’s the only way to get around! John Newman, President of the Michigan Snowmobile and ORV Association, shares with us the history behind this great organization and what they are doing to bring more awareness to this great sport! Show Notes: Michigan Snowmobile […]

Sleeping Bear Dunes with Scott Tucker

Sleeping Bear Dunes Scott Tucker

Sleeping Bear Dunes is one of those Michigan “right of passages”.  Every parent takes their kid there to have them run the dunes to simply wear them out.  I know.  I experienced this first hand.  But that doesn’t detract from the beauty of this wonderful park.  In the winter and the summer.  Join us as […]

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.