Category: Varietal

What Should We Call Wines That Are Not From Warm Places? 8

What Should We Call Wines That Are Not From Warm Places?

Last year,  I wrote about David Taub whose main claim to fame was changing the name of an Italian wine from ‘Cantini Viticoltori del Trentino” to ‘Cavit” during the 70’s, thereby creating a market for...

What’s The Most Popular Wine Grape in the Midwest? 0

What’s The Most Popular Wine Grape in the Midwest?

We don’t know the most popular grape in the Midwest, but we do know the most popular wine grape in Midwest Wine Press. Over the past 22 months, Midwest Wine Press has published 15...

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Demand For Traminette Increasing

Traminette is an interspecific hybrid grape cultivar that was bred in 1965 in Illinois. One of the notable parents of Traminette is Gewürztraminer. Traminette was publicly released by Cornell University in 1996, and has...

La Crescent: A Winemaker’s Grape 9

La Crescent: A Winemaker’s Grape

The first time I had a glass of wine made from La Crescent, I was completely blown away. Reminiscent of an aromatic white that might come from Germany or Austria, my mind started spinning...