March 29, 2017

Young Couple Triumphs at Starview Vineyards

Attracting millennials is a goal for most wineries.  At Starview Vineyards on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, appealing to younger customers comes naturally. Winery co-owners Brett Morrison, 30, and Regina Morrison 29, are not only members of the most over analyzed generation, they also project a youthful enthusiasm that fills the tasting room."We love the industry, it's our lives," Regina says … [Read more...]

Swedish Roots in Southern Illinois

It started with a move from Sweden that was only supposed to last one year. Anders and Gerd Hedman never had any intention to stay for longer, but during their short time in Southern Illinois, Anders decided to buy a farm in Alto Pass, Illinois.But the rustic property, which includes a 70 year old peach barn, seemed like home to the Hedmans. So 10 years into their "one year stay," Anders and … [Read more...]

Midwest Winery Gals Winery Reviews Rock

Over the past ten months, the Midwest Winery Gals website has grown to become one of the leading travel blogs about Missouri and Illinois wineries.  The "Gals"- Chrissy and Lynn- are Southern Illinois residents who like local wine and a fulfilling winery experience.   Chrissy is Southern Illinois born and raised and likes a glass of chilled semi sweet Illinois wine.Lynn owns and operates The … [Read more...]