Category: Kentucky

2016 Midwest Wine Conference Schedule 0

2016 Midwest Wine Conference Schedule

Here are the Midwest Wine Conferences in chronological order.  Some Conferences have not released agendas or speakers yet, so please check back periodically.  This article will be updated as more information becomes available. Heartland...

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Kentucky 2015 Commonwealth Medal Results

The winners of Kentucky’s major wine competition, The 2015 Commissioner’s Cup,  were presented on November 14 at the Mercury Ballroom in downtown Louisville. Cocktails, dinner and a presentation by Doug High, morning anchor at...

KY’s Largest Winery Sold to Californians 0

KY’s Largest Winery Sold to Californians

It’s always good to see wine professionals from established regions investing in Midwest Wine.  That’s especially true of the Papina family from California who recently purchased Elk Creek Vineyards, Kentucky’s largest winery by volume....

Labor Day Grilling with Local Wines 0

Labor Day Grilling with Local Wines

From Tyler Madison, the Grape and Wine Program manager with the Kentucky Grape and Wine Council, comes some suggestions on how pair cold hardy wines with your Labor Day outdoor cooked foods.  It’s in...

2015 Midwest Winery Rankings 0

2015 Midwest Winery Rankings

The Midwest wine industry continues to grow. The number of wineries in the 11 state area Midwest Wine Press covers rebounded strongly during 2014 after barely growing at all during 2013. During 2014, the...

Cold “Wreaking Havoc” on Regional Wine Industry 3

Cold “Wreaking Havoc” on Regional Wine Industry

The O’Keefes of Northern Michigan -Edward and son Eddie- have been farming grapes on the Old Mission Peninsula since 1974.  So when the O’Keefes express concern about the cold damage of the past two...