Eileen and Walter Brys, relatively big fish in the Michigan wine scene, were hooked by the qualities the region offered for a new winery.
Old Mission Peninsula (AVA)
Brys Estate: The influence of soil
"For us to jump into the sea in Michigan made a lot of business sense because we could be recognized for our commitment to what we're trying to accomplish in producing high-quality wines."
~ Walter Brys, Brys Estate proprietor
Eleanor & Ray Heald
October 23, 2006
Eleanor & Ray Heald (ERH): Why did you choose Michigan's Old Mission Peninsula (OMP) as the place to open your winery? In other words, what did you believe that you could do on OMP that you couldn’t do by investing elsewhere?