Jonny & Stephanie Archives

Haymarket Brewery: Meet the Makers, Episode 13

A former Michigan State Police post in Bridgman, MI has been complete transformed into an amazing brewery. Haymarket Brewery knew that they wanted to expand their operations into Southwest Michigan and they searched all over for the right place and they found the post that had been vacant for a couple of years. Jonny had a chance to sit down with co-owner and brewmaster Pete Crowley to talk about why they chose this location and the big things that they have planned for the future of this great brewery and taproom that not only offers great beer but also great pizza and a ton of fun!... [Read Full Story]

Baroda Founders Wine Cellars: Meet the Makers, Episode 12

In the heart of wine country in Baroda is a great winery Baroda Founders Wine Cellars. Owned by the Olson family that has a rich history in the wine country in Southwest Michigan! Jonny had a chance to sit down with Gunnar Olson to talk about how his father Len was part of the beginning of wine grape growing in southwest Michigan and how one of their wines got it’s unique name, “Oh Hell Yeah Red!”... [Read Full Story]

Lazy Ballerina Winery: Meet the Makers, Episode 11

Not everyone had a grandmother that made homemade wine but Lauren and Melanie of Lazy Ballerina did and those wonderful moments with their grandmother were just the beginning of their love for wine! Two cousins that spent years working in the wine industry decided just a couple years ago to start this super fun winery and they continue to grow! Jonny had a chance to sit down with them and talk about their love for wine and how they just like to have fun every single day!... [Read Full Story]

Arclight Brewing Company: Meet The Makers, Episode 10

Have you ever had a beer in a former auto shop? Well if you go to Watervliet and check out Arclight Brewing Company, you can said that you did that. Pull up a stool somewhere along the concrete top bar that is over 50 ft long with repurposed oak barrels underneath and have a great beer or even a homemade soda from this really unique brewery. Jonny got a chance to sit on the GIANT picnic tables and have a talk with Ed Nash and Dave Coyle from Arclight to find out how this whole thing got started!... [Read Full Story]