September 21, 2017

KCPT Public TV Airing Missouri Wine Blind Tasting

On June 21st, Kansas City Public Television’s ” The Local Show” will devote a program to Missouri wine featuring Danny Wood, Midwest Wine Press contributor and author of the Regional Wine Taster blog.   The program will explore the controversy Wood created with his “Wine Lists of Shame: The Top KC Restaurants that Serve No Local Wines” blog post this past January.   The program will also include a blind tasting of Missouri wines by KC celebrities.   The tasting will be hosted by nationally respected wine expert Doug Frost who lives in KC also.  For more information, please see:

About Mark Ganchiff

Mark Ganchiff is the publisher of Midwest Wine Press, the leading source of news on the growing wine industry in the central United States. Mark has been a wine judge at the 2012 and 2014 INDY International Wine Competition, the 2014 Cold Climate Wine Competition, the 2013 Mid-American Wine Competition, the 2012 Illinois State Fair Wine Competition and the 2013 Michigan Wine Competition. He also enjoys speaking at wine events including the Cold Climate Wine Conference, the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association Annual Meeting, the Midwest Grape and Wine Conference and the Wisconsin Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Mark’s articles about regional wine have appeared in Vineyard & Winery Management, WineMaker and several regional magazines.
Mark is a Level One Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers. He lives in Louisville, but also has a residence in Chicago.