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Who We Are
Are you a fan of fine wine? Do you have a passion for winemaking and vineyard cultivation? Parallel 45 invites you to join our community of wine professionals who are dedicated to promoting and sustaining the Northwest Michigan vineyard and winery industry.
Our organization provides education and research support for vineyard and winery establishment, operations, and marketing. Moreover, we host exciting events throughout the year on various topics designed to meet the needs of our members.
Join now and gain exclusive access to membership benefits such as discounts on events, networking opportunities, and valuable information about the industry. Your membership dollars are invested in supporting guest speakers, wine grape research, mailings, and other exciting activities.
Together, we can make a difference in the world of wine. Don't wait any longer - become a member of Parallel 45 today and be a part of something truly special!
Our regular events include:
Held in early spring each year to start the growing season. Speakers, round tables, and panel discussions.
Held semi-monthly at various locations in the area. Network, catch-up, build community.
Held on the first Friday of the month during the growing season. First Fridays are an
on-site meeting covering very focused topic. They often feature a speaker or
Orchard and Vineyard Show
The vines are dormant, the wines are mostly through fermentation. An educational event with trade show, speakers, large focused tasting, and networking.