Category: Ohio

Winter Damage Report From Ohio 0

Winter Damage Report From Ohio

It was a cold February in Ohio.  The -17F reading in Cleveland on February 20th was the coldest temperature recored in Cleveland during February.  East of Cleveland and not far from prime grape growing...

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...

Arctic Air Returns to Great Lakes Vineyards 0

Arctic Air Returns to Great Lakes Vineyards

Still reeling from damage from last winter, Great Lakes vinifera growers are again facing vine damaging temperatures. Lake Erie is now over 93% frozen.  Without a warming “lake effect,” temperatures in Ashtabula County reportedly...

Regional Wineries Win in San Francisco 0

Regional Wineries Win in San Francisco

The 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition included many Midwestern wineries at the top of the heap of 4,900 bottles of wine. (SFC is the biggest wine competition in the U.S.) Scanning the list...