September 19, 2017

Cold Climate Conf Photos and Report

The Minnesota Grape Growers Associaitons’s Cold Climate Conference wouldn’t be complete without the Winter Wine Fest.On February 5th 2016, 30 vineyards and wineries, along with a few cider makers, sampled their best local wines and hard ciders. The Winter Wine Fest was held at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Alongside the wines and hard ciders were also a slew of … [Read more...]

New Lake Pepin Wine Trail Opens

A new Lake Pepin Wine Trail has been established along the Mississippi River in Wisconsin and Minnesota.The four wineries on the new wine trail- Villa Belleza, Maiden Rock, Flower Valley and Great River, are all close to Lake Pepin, the widest naturally occurring stretch of the Mississippi River.  With an area of about 40 square miles, Lake Pepin is also the largest lake on the Mississippi … [Read more...]