September 19, 2017

Midwest Winery Dog of the Year Winners

Normally, it would be happy news to announce the Midwest Wine Press Midwest Winery Dog of the Year winners.  Sadly, two of the winning dogs passed away recently.  So the Winery Dog of the Year contest is both a celebration and a memorial to all the winery dogs who contribute so much to the Midwest winery experience.To continue reading this post, you must either subscribe or … [Read more...]

Northern Grapes Project Pays Dividends in Year One

The Northern Grapes Project (NGP) has released its one year progress report.  NGP involves institutions in 12 states and 19 regional wine and grape organizations, many in the Midwest. "It is the first project of its kind to focus on cold climate cultivars" said Project Director, Tim Martinson, from Cornell University's Department of Horticulture."We’ve designed this as a five-year project and … [Read more...]

Northern Sun Winery Rises in the UP of Michigan

 Northern Sun Winery,  one of the first wineries in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (UP) to make wine from grapes grown in its own UP vineyard, will open in July, according to owner David Anthony.  "Our winery is currently a small operation, but what we lack in size, my wife Susie and I make up for with our passion for winemaking,"  he said.Northern Sun will be located about 12 miles … [Read more...]