September 19, 2017

America’s Wine Heartland: Hermann, Missouri

Originally published in WineTouristMagazine.comFew places in America combine wine and history like Hermann, Missouri. Relatively few wine drinkers know that Missouri has a thriving wine industry of about 130 wineries and during the 19th century was one of the leading producers of wine in the country. Hermann, an unassuming but charming town of 2,500 residents on the Missouri River, has always … [Read more...]

2013 Harvest Report: MO, IA, KS, NE, OH

Vineyards across the Midwest are preparing to bring in the last of their grapes. Compared to 2012’s drought and frost affected yields, many vineyards are reporting bigger crops and good quality fruit. However, too much rain has caused problems for some.Bommarito Estate Almond Tree Winery, New Haven, MissouriWhen Midwest Wine Press spoke with Bommarito Estate co-owner and winemaker, Cathy … [Read more...]