Category: Indiana

Seeing Glass at BeanBlossom Cider 1

Seeing Glass at BeanBlossom Cider

Back in the summer of ’11, one of my first “big” Midwest Wine Press interviews was with Bill Oliver of Oliver Winery.  I was excited and a little nervous to be interviewing the biggest...

Indiana Wine Crop Report 0

Indiana Wine Crop Report

Howard Hewitt reports in his blog Grape Sense: A Glass Half Full that growers north of Columbus and Bloomington lost a significant number of vines this winter. Along the Ohio River the news is...

Purdue Issues New 2,4-D Warnings 0

Purdue Issues New 2,4-D Warnings

Midwest Wine Press has been covering the approval process for new forms of the herbicide 2,4-D for the past two years.  Now comes word from Captital Press, an agricultural publication for the Western United...

Indy International Photos, Winners and “Wine Values” 0

Indy International Photos, Winners and “Wine Values”

Once again my wife, Kim, and I were privileged to participate in the Indy International Wine Competition at Purdue University last week. This competition really took a step up in organization when Purdue took over the...

Midwest Wine Trail Rankings for 2014 0

Midwest Wine Trail Rankings for 2014

No wine region in the world has as many wine trails as the Midwestern U.S. A big part of the Midwestern wine experience is visiting a winery to enjoy the terroir and perhaps speak...

Indiana State Fair Will Sell Wine For 2014 0

Indiana State Fair Will Sell Wine For 2014

The Indianapolis Business Journal reports that limited alcohol sales will be allowed at the Grand Hall at the 2014 Indiana State Fair. Because Journalism is not really a profession any longer, the story does...

Vintage Indiana 2014 Photos & Review 0

Vintage Indiana 2014 Photos & Review

The Vintage Indiana Wine and Food Festival was held on June 7th Military Park in downtown Indianapolis.  By early afternoon, over 5,000 attendees were celebrating Indiana wine on a perfect early summer day. As...