7 of the Best Rosé Wine Recommendations for Summer

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Our team can ‘rosé all day’ with the best of the best and chose 7 of the best rosé wine recommendations for summer to share with you. Purchase these wines for pick up or delivery in our Wine Marketplace or taste them the next time you come to Reserve. Summer’s favorite pink wine is back, […]

6 of Our Best Summer Cocktails

Best Summer Cocktails

Our team loves summer cocktails, especially those that keep us cool as the weather heats up. These are a few of Reserve’s best summer cocktails, handcrafted for your enjoyment. Make a reservation to enjoy these refreshing cocktails inside or al fresco.  Toddy Collins  This draft cocktail is a summertime version of a Hot Toddy, made […]

Locally Sourced and Seasonally Driven: An Interview with Sous Chef Trevor

Locally Sourced and Seasonally Driven

Reserve Wine & Food is passionate about using ingredients that are local, high-quality, sustainable, and seasonal. Trevor, our new sous chef, shares this passion and is committed to creating dishes for guests that are locally sourced and seasonally driven. He talks about a few of our latest menu items in the interview below, while also […]

Wine of the Month: Valdespino ‘Inocente’ Fino Sherry

Valdespino Inocente Fino Sherry

Our featured wine for September is a bone dry fortified wine that will be unlike anything you have ever tasted. Drinking Sherry, especially from Valdespino, is simultaneously drinking history and transporting yourself to a bodega in Southern Spain, wait until you try it! The Macharnudo Vineyard and Valdespino: The Valdespino can trace their history tending […]

Wine of the Month: Feudo Montoni Rosé di Adele

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Our featured wine for August is a refresher that’s sure to kick the dog days of summer. Feudo Montoni is one of Sicily’s oldest estates, and their Rosé is one of their most sought after wines.  Their wines are fairly new to Michigan, and we are excited to be the only restaurant in the state […]

Wine of the Month: Santo Assyrtiko Santorini

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July’s featured wine comes from an idyllic Greek island, Santorini. A well-known tourist destination, the tiny island is home to some of Greece’s most distinct and delicious wines.  Santo wines is a cooperative on the island consisting of over 1200 growers that was founded in 1947, well before the wines of the Island became beloved […]

Recipes With Reserve: Bread Making

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Our restaurant may be closed during the on-going pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped our team! In this edition of Recipes With Reserve, Sous Chef Miriam Geenen walks our Assistant General Manager Megan Knapp through the process of making some delicious bread. They even turned the cameras on to share their secrets with the rest of […]

Weekly Wine Highlights From Patrick Jobst

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Our Retail Wine program allows guests the opportunity to experience Reserve Wine & Food’s incredible selection of wine to-go during a unique time in our community and our world. Below Advanced Sommelier Patrick has highlighted several wines that are being discounted this week. Order through Patrick at 616-855-9463 or patrick@reservegr.com. * FREE delivery available within […]

Interview with Jenny Lefcourt, Founder and Owner of Jenny and Francois

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Our Advanced Sommelier Patrick Jobst recently chatted with Jenny Lefcourt, founder and owner of Jenny and Francois, regarding the upcoming event at Reserve Wine & Food. The transcript of that conversation, which includes the Jenny and Francois origin story, is below:    Patrick Jobst (PJ): I’m really excited to do this dinner, it’s going to […]

Wine of the Month: Oremus Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos 2007

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March’s featured wine takes it to the sweet side with this amazing wine from Northern Hungary! Tokaji is a late harvest wine made primarily from the Furmint grape. It once enjoyed great renown through the entire world, and was a favorite of many prestigious figures including kings of continental Europe, Beethoven, Haydn, and Voltaire. Aszú, […]