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Wine Festival on September 11 & 12

August 10th, 2015 by Brad Schmiling

Beware of Wine Bottles and Dancing Nuns at the Wet Whistle Wine Festival this year in Algoma! The wine festival is earlier than ever this year — perhaps the earliest it will ever be! Join us on September 11 & 12 for a grape stomping good time! Here are a few tips: *For a better […]

Wine Awards Published

July 27th, 2015 by

The von Stiehl Winery in Algoma recently brought home 12 wine awards from the 2015 International Tasters Guild competition.Three wines awards were prestigious Double Gold medals: Sylvester, a 2012 estate-grown Marechal Foch. Dark ruby in color with aromas of cedar, Damson plums, and spicy black cherry. This lighter bodied red boasts flavors of dark stone […]

Tap Room & Wine

July 23rd, 2015 by Brad Schmiling

What’s the first thing on your mind when you walk into a tap room? Not everyone would say beer; especially you — after all, you’re reading a winery blog post. The city of Algoma discovered an unused liquor license a few months ago and we were the first ones to ask for it. As of […]

Summer Cuisine Concert Series

June 25th, 2015 by

Cuisine Concerts Legend has it that there was a Green Bay summertime billboard in the 1980s that displayed the air temperature of Algoma. There would be such a thing because in July and August when it is sweltering inland, Algoma typically enjoys a 70-something degree breeze off of Lake Michigan. Two blocks in from the […]

Meet the Makers Beer & Wine Festival

April 2nd, 2015 by

Meet the Makers Wine and Beer Festival June 20, 2015 from 11am. to 6pm. Do you know the difference between a wine festival and a beer festival? Wine fests, at least in the Midwest, are usually hosted by a single winery to celebrate the grape harvest. There’s no better feeling for a vineyard owner than […]

Cherry Bounce Awarded Highest Honor

March 20th, 2015 by

Cherry Bounce on Top with Highest Honor We just received six medals at the International Eastern Wine Competition (IEWC) in Sonoma County, California. Established in 1975, the IEWC is one of the oldest and largest professional wine competitions in the nation.  The judging was held Feb. 10-11, 2015 in Sonoma County, California. Traditional awards were given […]

Swap Meet

February 12th, 2015 by Brad Schmiling

  Swap Meet Sunday, April 19, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm We women like options when it comes to accessorizing! It’s not that my lime green purse is old or worn, it still looks great! It’s just that I’m tired of it. I have this funky set of earrings that are just too nice […]

Red Wine Tasting

February 5th, 2015 by Brad Schmiling

Be first in line at this red wine tasting and sample the newest and oldest vintages currently in barrels. Barrel-fermented Riesling, Brunello, Mourvèdre, Montepulciano, Tempranillo, and Marquette are some that are waiting for you. Aric, Dave, and Chad will be on hand to pull samples from the barrels in our cellars for you to taste, […]

Free Sandwich Mondays

January 5th, 2015 by Brad Schmiling

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Visit our tap room from noon to 2 pm on Mondays in July and August for a free sandwich with the purchase of a growler fill. Free sandwiches may vary, but we are planning to offer beef brisket on a regular basis. How does that work? Here are the details. Growler jars can be purchased […]

Winter Wine in Wisconsin

December 15th, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

Winter Wine in Wisconsin Have you found yourself turning cold at all the of talk of blustery weather? We live in Wisconsin where weather won’t always be wonderful. If all that we do is wallow in weary alliteration, we’ll wear out those within earshot! Given that we do well with seasonal wines at von Stiehl, […]

Red Wine Tasting and Barbecue

October 8th, 2014 by

Red Wine Tasting and Barbecue – von Stiehl Winery, Algoma, Wisconsin You know how in some unnamed states there are these big posh tasting rooms overflowing with expensive furniture and 24 carat gold lighting fixtures staffed with snooty I’m-better-than-you workers spouting facts that you just don’t care about? That’s not us. We make wines from […]

Three New Wines

September 16th, 2014 by

Come celebrate the release of three new wines this weekend in the von Stiehl tasting room! As harvest approaches, we are opening up barrel space for new reds. That means bottling wine out of those barrels! What new wines will we have on the tasting guide this weekend, you ask? Find Petite Sirah, Stony Creek […]

Wet Whistle Wine Fest is this weekend!

September 10th, 2014 by

Wet Whistle Wine Fest Grape Stomp • Live Music • Art Fair • Heritage Foods • Wine Tasting The Wet Whistle Wine Fest is almost here! Are the matching t-shirtsready for the group? Are the costumes ready to go? A spare change of clothes for after the grape stomp? A campsite or hotel room confirmed? […]

Summer Cuisine Concerts – More Than String Pluckers and Cover Singers

July 2nd, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

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Live Music is like heat in Wisconsin. It isn’t around for long, but when it’s here there’s no missing it – and the Summer Cuisine Concerts are hot. Finding live entertainment in the Door County area is easy on any given day in summer. So you hear “live music” and think “big whoop, everybody’s got […]

Ladies Festival

May 22nd, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

If you don’t like change then you’ll be happy to know that this year’s Ladies’ Fest will be every bit as much fun as the last five. Shopping, massages, a Naughty Girl glass with two fills of wine, lunch and a chocolate truffle all for $35. Classic rock by Two Souls in the morning, then […]

von Stiehl Receives Two Gold Medals from Tasters’ Guild

May 22nd, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

Two High-Class Gold Medals  Tasters Guild International Recognizes Wisconsin’s Oldest Licensed Winery  May 20, 2014, Algoma, Wisconsin  Von Stiehl Winery in Algoma just received six medals from Tasters Guild International, a wine and food appreciation society based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The judging accepts many styles of wine from around the world and places them […]

Join the Trolley Tour

April 22nd, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

The second annual Gala Wine and Beer Tasting Trolley Tour on behalf of Money Manager Counselors is scheduled for 5:30-9:30 p.m. May 14. The budget, credit and financial planning counseling agency is formally known as Money Manager Counselors powered by FISC/CCCS, incorporating the former names of the nonprofit that has been helping Door County families […]

All-inclusive, fun-filled weekend!

March 14th, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

Doesn’t a little weekend getaway sound appealing right now? A Caribbean cruise is probably not in the cards for most of us, but the idea of an all-inclusive, fun-filled weekend really hits the spot. Here’s an idea: come to Algoma! Take a look at this invitation from our friends at the Hotel Stebbins and come […]

New Chocolate Pairings!

March 5th, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

When you come see us be sure to ask about our new chocolates! Many of you have enjoyed our Chocolate and Wine Pairings, and they were fabulous, but wait till you try the combinations featuring the confections created by our new chocolatiers, Daniel and Tamara Herskovic, of Mayana Chocolates in Spooner, Wisconsin. Their chocolates won […]

Pass the Wine, Pass the Paint!

February 25th, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

Life is just more interesting when there’s wine involved, and so are hobbies. That’s why we think the April Ladies of the Vine event will be one of our best! Sunday, April 27, from noon to 3:00, prepare for your inner artist to emerge! Pass the Wine, Pass the Paint starts with a clean canvas, […]

Valentine’s Day Special

February 5th, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

Now, we don’t rent skis or ice shanties or skates or snowmobiles, but we sure can help with the indoor pursuits. Valentine’s Day, Friday the 14th, is the perfect day to visit our tasting room because not only do we have a romantic and comfortable seating area in front of the blazing fireplace where you […]

Souper “Bowl” Sunday Luncheon

January 20th, 2014 by Brad Schmiling

  Sunday, February 2nd, is our Ladies of the Vine SuperBowl Luncheon. The tradition at von Stiehl is to offer our ladies their own celebration of that male-dominated event in the form of a Super BOWL luncheon of soup, salad, pasta, and dessert. You will enjoy lunch, raffles, prizes, discounts throughout the tasting room, and […]

33% off Select Wines by the Case

December 9th, 2013 by Brad Schmiling

Now is the time to buy! This week only from December 9th through 13th, enjoy a straight 33% discount on the following wines when purchased by the case: Blueberry Normal $141.48 Sale Price $94.79 Save $46.69 Yakima Cab Sauvignon Normal $287.88 Sale $192.88 Save $95 Cherry Blossom Blush Normal $119 Sale $80.32 Save $39.56 Late […]

Would you rather open four boxes or one?

November 11th, 2013 by Brad Schmiling

We’d rather open four too! When you give the wine and cheese pairing club as a gift, the recipient will receive four shipments spread out over a year. For a significantly discounted price ranging from $29 to $39 (plus shipping), we will send you or a friend or family member four shipments yearly of two […]

Beauty and the Beads • November 10

October 15th, 2013 by Brad Schmiling

There are still spots available at the Ladies of the Vine “Beauty and the Beads” winery event! The best way to be ready for whatever the holidays have in store is with our Beauty and the Beads party on Sunday, November 10, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Rocks of Ages will be on hand with […]

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