Yearly Archives: 2009

/2009

Friday’s South American Wine Dinner was a Blast!

In addition to the 25 - 30 Vermont Weddings and numerous non-profit retreats here at the Grand Isle Lake House, we always host at least two wine tasting dinners for the public; usually one in May and another in October.   The kitchen team (Russ, Phil & myself) always enjoys preparing these dinners as we are completely free to [...]

Gardening at the Grand Isle Lake House

We are officially open for business and one of our first projects to tackle is the planting of our gardens.  Bev Watson and I undertake this job together and have made our first pilgrimage to the nursery in Quebec, just minutes away from the border crossing at Rousses Point, New York.  We like to start [...]

By | May 14th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Island Homemade Ice Cream

Our neighbors Patty & Gary Sundberg make great homemade ice cream & sorbets right here in the Champlain Islands!   We often serve their award winning products at our weekday retreats as well as rehearsal dinners and Vermont weddings.  Try their unique flavors & style at several local & regional restaurants or pick up a pint (or two) [...]

Our Favorite Vermont Farm!

We are so very lucky here at the Lake House to have Jane & Bob Pomykala as our neighbors on the East Shore of Grand Isle on Lake Champlain.  They have been supplying us with gorgeous asparagus, strawberries, tomatoes (hot-house & vine-ripened), potatoes, fresh herbs, perfect baby field greens....the list goes on and on!  We always [...]

By | April 22nd, 2009|VT Farms|1 Comment

Thinking Spring!

Welcome to our brand new web-site!  We are so excited about our new look and about all the great photos we can now share with everyone.  We hope that through this blog, we will be able to keep our visitors updated on all the happenings throughout the year. We are rapidly approaching the beginning of [...]

By | April 22nd, 2009|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Welcome to the Grand Isle Lake House Blog

Lake Champlain has long been considered one of Vermont's greatest treasures. Reminiscent of another era, the Grand Isle Lake House is a jewel in her crown, offering an unparalleled lakeshore setting for weddings, corporate events, and social functions in an historic venue. Please come back for our latest postings.

By | April 21st, 2009|Miscellaneous|2 Comments