October 16, 2017

Midwest Meaderies Featured In “imbibe”

"imbibe," the award-winning Oregon based premium beverage publication, ran a story in its most recent edition that featured many of our favorite Midwest meaderies.  Michigan's B.Nektar gets top billing in the article which also mentions other Midwest Wine Press faves Wild Blossom (Chicago) and Brother's Drake (Columbus.)  Superior Lakes in Detroit is also listed as one of the "10 Meads to … [Read more...]

City Winery Set to Be Downtown Chicago’s First Winery

The 28,000 square foot City Winery currently under construction in Chicago's West Loop will feature 2013 vintage Midwest regional wines according to Beverage Director, Rachel Driver Speckan, formerly General Manager at Lush Wine and Spirits where she was a proponent of regional wine.Driver Speckan said City Winery will explore Michigan and Illinois wines first.  Preliminary conversations are … [Read more...]

Wild Blossom Expands in Chicago’s South Side

While most visitors to Chicago never go farther south than the lakefront museum campus, for those adventurous enough to travel approximately 80 blocks south of the Field Museum, Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery awaits.Founded  in 2000 in the tidy Chicago neighborhood of Beverly, Wild Blossom is Chicago's first winery.   The Meadery itself operates out of the back of the Bev Art Brewing and … [Read more...]