New Beer Friday, Crushing It Edition (August 23)

Preamble by Steve Siciliano

If you live in the environs of Beer City USA and are thinking about making wine from fresh grapes this fall, there are options available for home vintners looking to source locally grown fruit. Here is the contact information for Taylor Ridge Vineyards in Allegan and Morgan Vineyard in Coopersville, both good sources for fresh wine grapes:

  • Taylor Ridge Vineyards

  • 3843 105th Ave. Allegan, MI 49010

  • Email:

  • Cell: 269-491-1512

  • Home: 269-521-4047

  • Morgan Vineyard

  • 15775 40th Avenue, Coopersville, MI 49404

  • Email:

  • Phone: 616-648-3025

We will be offering the free on-site use of our fruit crushers and basket presses from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on four consecutive Sundays in the parking lot behind Siciliano's. Dates for the free use of the equipment are as follows:

  • Sunday, September 15