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POSTED ON September 10, 2017

New Owner Takes the Helm at Hickory Creek Winery

In early September, the ownership and management of Hickory Creek Winery in Baroda Township officially changed hands from previous owners Eric and Jayne Wagner to Adam McBride of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Hickory Creek is featured on the Lake Michigan Shore … Continue reading


POSTED ON September 26, 2016

Our Favorite Time of the Year

Harvest!  After two years of the polar vortex brutalizing vulnerable European Vinifera – which contributes to all our wines (except Apple) – we are finally able to refill our tanks.  We have plenty of reds aging in our French oak … Continue reading


POSTED ON June 10, 2016

Spring Means New Releases!

Don’t think we sit around all winter twiddling our thumbs… we keep busy winemaking and bottling!  We’ve got several new releases being offered in our tasting room, including our newest “Laughing Labs White” offering.  We felt the need to create … Continue reading


POSTED ON October 15, 2015

Harvest and Wine Club Happenings

Everyone’s been concerned about the harvest this year following last year’s dearth of vinifera in MI. If you’ve been following the Michigan wineries’ and vineyard news, you know we’ve been hit hard the last two winters due to the effects … Continue reading


POSTED ON September 19, 2014

Awaiting Harvest

We are now embarking on our 3rd harvest as owners of Hickory Creek – and this one’s distinctly unique.  In fact, every harvest has been a roller coaster reflecting the past seasons’ unusual weather events. While the polar vortex that … Continue reading