Over the years we’ve come across many fine locally made products and tried to shine our own little light on them. Now, we’ve gathered together all the Made in Michigan products we’ve been lucky enough to stumble over and organized them, roughly, by category. Take a look.
Snacks and Beverages – Made in Michigan
Hys Cider Mill
While there is an absolute plethora of quality cider mills, Hy’s Cider Mill located in Romeo, MI has certainly been a favorite of the McClure Tables staff. Known for their sweet and savory apple cider and world famous honey crisp apples, there have been many-a-game of shuffleboard played while drinking a glass of cold or a mug of hot apple cider.
Blis Hot Sauces
BLiS Blast Hot Pepper Sauce, is a blend of chipotle, arbol and cayenne chilies aged for up to a year in seasoned oak barrels that once held Kentucky bourbon, BLiS maple syrup and Founder’s Kentucky Breakfast StoutOut. How does it taste? Pure Blis! (out of Ann Arbor, Michigan)
Chateau Grand Traverse
This 2nd generation, family owned winery located in Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, MI provides both a uniquely amazing wine and an unmatched experience as wineries go. Pair this with your favorite gourmet cheese for any occasion (chopped on a famous McClure butcher block cutting board of course!). Chateau Grand Traverse has been carefully growing and crafting fine wines in Northern Michigan for 41 years. Our family tradition of winemaking is full of passion and it can be tasted in each bottle.
For the wine-lover in your life, Leelanau Cellars’ assortment of quality wines make for a wonderful stocking stuffer. Founded 40 years ago in 1974, Leelanau operates more than 90 acres of vineyards in Michigan’s Grand Traverse area renowned for delicious wine. The wine is available in many of Michigan’s grocery stores, so keep your eye out for Leelaunau Cellars on the shelves or visit the company’s website for more information.
Doug Murdick’s Fudge
Founded in 1964, Doug Murdick’s Fudge has made a name for itself with some of Michigan’s most delicious fudge. Cooked in a copper kettle and cooled on the store’s marble tables, Doug Murdick’s fudge makes for a scrumptious stocking stuffer this holiday season. The fudge is available at select retailers throughout the state or at the store’s two locations in Traverse City and Acme. With more than 15 flavors of delectable fudge, Doug Murdick’s has the perfect holiday treat for everyone.
Kar’s Nuts was founded in 1933 in a tiny kitchen near Detroit’s Tiger Stadium. They served as a vendor to baseball fans entering the stadium. The company has since expanded and moved north to Madison Heights. Kar’s delicious roasted nuts have evolved into a nationwide brand. Offering delicious, healthy roasted nuts and trail mix assortments, Kar’s products are sure to be a treat for friends and family. More information on where to find Kar’s Nuts can be found on the company website.
Stay tuned for our more editions of our “Made in Michigan” series as we continue to highlight businesses from our wonderful state. We know we’ve only just scratched the surface. These are just SOME of our favorite made in Michigan products. Check back on a regular basis to see our upcoming product spotlights and don’t forget to check out McClure’s handcrafted, high-quality shuffleboard tables and our beautiful butcher block products.