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Moscato for von Stiehl is Orange

February 26th, 2016 by

Sometimes Moscato is orange, but most of the time it is not. For von Stiehl, it is Orange Muscat, but it doesn’t have any oranges, and it isn’t Moscato. Follow? Orange Muscat is a grape that you’ve probably never tasted. It is one of over 200 varieties of the Muscat, or Moscato, grape family that […]

Valentine’s Day Wine Weekend at von Stiehl Winery

January 28th, 2016 by

We know that you and your special someone will be headed out to dinner somewhere on the Saturday night of Valentine’s Day weekend, but what about the magic hours leading up to the main event? Wouldn’t it be great to skip the usual Saturday chores and add a little more celebration to your Valentine’s Day […]

Super Bowl Wine Pairing

November 16th, 2015 by

While all eyes may be on football during Super Bowl Sunday, our Super Bowl Wine and Small Plate event is the perfect pre-party way to spend your day! Ladies of the Vine can now sign up for the Super Bowl event at von Stiehl on Super Bowl Sunday from 1:00pm to 3:00 PM, and still […]

Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Awards Algoma Brewery

October 1st, 2015 by

  Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Honors Algoma Brewery Ahnapee Brewery was first put on the map in 1868 when sales of “the foaming beverage” were in high demand by Civil War veterans. The newly-revived brewery was put on the map last weekend for a second time on a national level by the Great American […]

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

ahnapee brewery

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

Cuisine Concert

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 […]

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