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April 25, 2013

Coming Friday: Regulations stall Oosterhouse winery

TRAVERSE CITY —  Neither fame nor fortune helped TV personality Carter Oosterhouse and his brother slice through legal and zoning entanglements that confront would-be winemakers on Old Mission Peninsula.

Todd and Carter Oosterhouse planted vines on Old Mission Peninsula three seasons ago and planned to build their winery this summer in time to process grapes in the fall. Todd Oosterhouse also spent a year-plus working with Peninsula Township officials to address numerous zoning and conservation deed restrictions on the property, only to see plans corked by a last-minute legal challenge.

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