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...]

Buffalo Rock Winery Going Strong in Buffalo Minnesota

Many Midwestern winery owners work multiple jobs, but few can surpass the routine that Nicole Dietman of Buffalo Rock Winery maintained until last year.  After getting her two pre school children in bed, she would work in her Buffalo, Minnesota winery until midnight. Then, after sleeping for four hours, she would get up and drive 40 miles to her full-time job as a golf course manager.This … [Read more...]