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POSTED ON April 21, 2014

Finally Spring

It was quite the winter in Southwest Michigan.  In fact, it was the coldest 4 months in recorded history.  We lost count of the number of snowstorms that blanketed us in drifts, extending over most of our baby vines.  That … Continue reading


POSTED ON January 28, 2014

Baby it’s Cold Outside!

The alarm sounded yesterday while our tasting room associate, Cathy, was pouring  wines for some of our visitors.  Turns out, the ambient temperature was too high as our overburdened heater kept chugging along battling the winter temperatures.  But the fans weren’t … Continue reading


POSTED ON November 29, 2013

An Abundance of New Releases!

  We have been busy bottling many new releases and are currently pouring 20 wines in our tasting room!  Drop by for some tasting or enjoy your favorite by the glass.  Here are the tasting notes for those wines recently … Continue reading


POSTED ON May 25, 2013

Michigan by the Bottle’s story on Hickory Creek

Thanks to Cortney at Michigan by the Bottle for a really nice story on our first year as new owners of Hickory Creek.  Here’s an excerpt, and you can read more on the link below: …Now celebrating a year of … Continue reading


POSTED ON May 4, 2013

What do we mean by Old World?

Hickory Creek is known for crafting wine in the Old World style.  We’ve had many customers ask what this means…and what exactly IS the difference is between Old World and New World wines? Old World wines are from Europe, where strict laws … Continue reading