Author: mwpstaff

Illinois Harvest:   South Central Dichotomy 0

Illinois Harvest: South Central Dichotomy

  Oppressive hot weather in far Southern Illinois this summer stressed white grapes in particular,  said Scott Sensmeier,  Owner and Vintner at Starview Vineyards, near Cobden, Illinois on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.  According...

Minnesota Growing Season Taxing 0

Minnesota Growing Season Taxing

The Minnesota growing season started and ended with unusually cold weather according to John Marshall, owner of Great River Vineyard and Nursery in Lake City,  Minnesota.   Most notably, on September 15th, an early...

Q&A with Wine Expert at Giant Eagle 0

Q&A with Wine Expert at Giant Eagle

Oliver Kielwasser isn’t just in charge of wine for Pittsburg based Giant Eagle, an $8.6 billion annual sales grocery store with more than 125 locations in Pennsylvania and Ohio. It’s a long-time passion and...