September 19, 2017

Cedar Ridge Clear Label Wins Awards

 Cedar Ridge Vineyards, a family-owned winery and distillery located between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa, is no stranger to the lime light. Cedar Ridge received 20 awards for their wines in 2012 and more than 12 wine label design awards since 2008 at the Mid-American Wine Competition. In particular, their estate-grown Marechal Foch wine won two Silver medals for both wine label typography … [Read more...]

Elk Creek Winery Hooks Marine Artist for Labels

While many Midwest wineries have special edition wine labels, Elk Creek Vineyards' Carey Chen Riesling is unique both for its renditions of sea life and for its unique clear label printing approach. Elk Creek Riesling is the top seller of the five wines that make up the Carey Chen Marine Collection. Other wines in the Marine Collection include a Concord and a Pinot Grigio.Elk Creek Vineyards, … [Read more...]

Label of the Month: Richwood Winery’s Lady Sipper

(Publisher's note:  This article is the first installment in a monthly feature about noteworthy or award winning wine labels from Midwest wineries.)Winery owner Micheal Bullock thought he had a great name for a white wine that he wanted to market to women: Lady Slipper.  Aside from the soft shoe connotation,  Lady Slipper orchids are the state flower of Minnesota, the home state of Bullock's … [Read more...]