Tagged: Best midwest wines

Mid-American WIne Competition Winners 0

Mid-American WIne Competition Winners

The Mid-American Wine Competition was held July 11th through 14th at the Des Moines Area Community College.  Contestants submitted wines from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio,...

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Labrusca Wines Deserve More Respect

When discussing wine, it is close to fatal to suggest a wine is a Labrusca or even has some Labrusca characteristics. Winemakers, enthusiasts and sommeliers will drop the discussion like it was a cold that is...

Frontenac Outgrows Wild Youth 1

Frontenac Outgrows Wild Youth

The Frontenac wine grape started with a graduate student on a canoe trip.   While paddling through the suburbs of Minneapolis during 1976, a University of Minnesota graduate student named Patrick Pierquet found the wild...