Author: Matt Maniscalco

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How to Get Pesticide Certified

For many of us working in the field of viticulture, applying pesticides to grapes is a necessity. Pesticide application is a useful skill, and one that involves education combined with hands-on experience to learn....

Foch Maintains a Midwest Following 2

Foch Maintains a Midwest Following

  When the Marechal Foch wine grape was introduced in 1920, the name “Foch” probably seemed like a winner.  At the time, WW I French General Ferdinand Foch was a well know public figure...

Leelanau Northern Loop 2nd Annual New Release Wine Competition 0

Leelanau Northern Loop 2nd Annual New Release Wine Competition

The wineries of the Northern Loop of the Leelanau Wine Trail held their second annual New Release Competition and Tasting at Verterra Winery in Leland Michigan on Friday, April 26. Seventeen wines and three...

Great Lakes Gewurztraminer: Easier to Drink Than Say 3

Great Lakes Gewurztraminer: Easier to Drink Than Say

The temptation to skip over Gewurztraminer due to its difficult pronunciation may be great for many wine drinkers. Some people within the industry even speculate that the name might be a little intimidating for...