Love could also be blind, however the creators of the Prime 10 Netflix sequence weren’t once they selected a southwest Michigan location because the setting for certainly one of their episodes.

Lemon Creek Vineyard in Berean Springs was featured on the most recent season of Love Is Blind: After the Altar, which premiered on Netflix final Friday and is at the moment the No. 8 hottest present on the earth. The episode was filmed in March, and options Lemon Creek as the celebs of the fact present having fun with a wine tasting.

Cat Lemon of Lemon Creek mentioned the forged and crew of about 35-40 individuals had been filming for about 4 hours, which translated into about seven minutes of present time contained in the vineyard. Based on Lemon, the artists got here to Baroda’s Fruitful Wine Excursions trailer, and received to expertise the complete Southwest Michigan wine tasting.

“It is a large deal for our small area, which has additionally received some display screen time on the present,” Lemon mentioned. “I believe that goes to point out that our area has actually taken off nationally that Michigan wine ought to now not be ‘poo-poo’d.’ Going to a Michigan vineyard is now as acceptable on TV as it’s. That going to a California vineyard. It is in all probability the very best factor for us and for the area.”

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Lemon made positive to single out Dan Madden, proprietor of Fruitful Wines, as nicely.

“He did a improbable job of accommodating everybody on the present and did a lot of the behind-the-scenes work,” Lemon mentioned. “He is one of many greatest and finest within the space and caters to actual drinkers.”

One of many wines featured within the episode was Lemon Creek’s Blanc de Blanc Dry Champagne, however the forged was supplied just a little little bit of all the things, from Pinot Grigio to Cabernet Sauvignon. Lemon mentioned a few of the forged and crew purchased just a few bottles earlier than they left.

There has additionally been a big improve in consideration, each domestically and throughout the nation. Since final week’s premiere, Lemon mentioned quite a few orders have been coming in from throughout the nation, together with California. Locals are additionally calling and emailing wineries to verify their eyes aren’t deceiving them.

“We’re, in reality, who had been portrayed,” Lemon mentioned. “It was a lot enjoyable watching the domino impact. … This present might have gone anyplace.”

For his half on the present, Lemon mentioned notoriety sounds unusual, however he is thrilled to be representing the area. Established in 1855, Lemon Creek is representing an space that has been largely identified for its seashores and fruit manufacturing for generations.

“It is thrilling to inform the world [about this region]Lemon mentioned. “I believe over the previous 5 years, Lake Michigan has actually grow to be a vacation spot for individuals from all around the nation, not simply Chicago or Detroit individuals. I believe they’re realizing that we want these untouched seashores.” , clear water, wineries, breweries and all the things else. It is lastly making its approach throughout the USA that it is an important place to go to. It is form of superior to see the tide flip.”

(Photos courtesy Lemon Creek)

by Ryan Unger
MOTM Contributor



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