Photos from the 2014 Illinois Winter Wine Festival and Annual Conference, January 30-February 1, 2014.
Ted Wichmann of Water Valley Vineyards, the first post-Prohibition grape grower in Southern Illinois.
Megan Pressnall of the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association
Doug and Susan Danenberger of Danenberger Family Vineyards
John Thull of the University of Minnesota
Chef Denise Perry of Lincoln Land College
Chelsea Mulinax of Walker’s Bluff Winery
Mathew and Rebecca Ritz of Bauerhaus Design
Doug from Danenberger Family Vineyards
Barb Bush of Kite Hill Vineyard
Dan Becker of the University of Kentucky and Tony Dardano of International Label
Midwest Wine Press publisher Mark Ganchiff during a presentation on the history of Illinois wine.
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