March 29, 2017

The Wine Industry Can Bring Vignoles Out of the Shadows

This article by Andrew Meggitt of St. James Winery in Missouri is a follow-up to his August 2015 story titled, Growing Vignoles on a Commercial Scale . In a famous line from the 2004 movie “Sideways,” Miles, the anxious protagonist and Pinot Noir fan, forcefully declares that he will not drink any merlot.Hence termed the “Sideways Effect,” the movie rocketed the previously niche Pinot Noir … [Read more...]

2013 Indy International Wine Award Winners

The Indy International Wine Awards were held on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette and concluded on August 1st.  Wineries from all over the world shipped their finest to “The INDY", the nation’s largest scientifically organized and independent wine competition.For the second consecutive year, an Indiana wine topped over 2300 entries from across the nation and around the world to … [Read more...]