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History of the Michigan Wine Industry

The History of Michigan Wines
By Lorri Hathaway & Sharon Kegerreis
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The Early History of the Michigan Wine Industry

By Sharon Kegerreis and Lorri Hathaway

Sharon Kegerreis and Lorri Hathaway are writers and photographers who wrote the 2008 Michigan Notable Book, From the Vine: Exploring Michigan Wineries.

In 2009, the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council commissioned Lorri and Sharon to document the early history of Michigan's wine industry -- from the pre-1900s to early 1970s. They spent the year interviewing, researching and documenting specific topics requested by the Council. The resulting documents are full of interesting, and sometimes surprising, stories about the growth of the industry.