September 21, 2017

Labor Day Grilling with Local Wines

From Tyler Madison, the Grape and Wine Program manager with the Kentucky Grape and Wine Council, comes some suggestions on how pair cold hardy wines with your Labor Day outdoor cooked foods.  It’s in the mid-90’s in much of the Midwest this weekend, so you could cook your food on the sidewalk.

See: Labor Day Grilling With Wines That Are Not Zinfandel or Chardonnay 

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.