Tagged: Best midwest wines

Jefferson Cup Winners 2013 0

Jefferson Cup Winners 2013

The 2013 Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition Winners have been announced.   The wines judged at The Jefferson Cup in Kansas City are restricted by the Competition to represent the “best of the best.” The...

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Drinking Midwest Wine is Good For You

One objection to buying regional wine is that regional wine costs more.  One would think that a local wine producer has a built in cost advantage in the form of  lower shipping costs.  But in...

SF Int’l Wine Competition Midwest Winners 0

SF Int’l Wine Competition Midwest Winners

Wisconsin’s Wollersheim Winery won a Best in Show for their Dry Riesling at the recent San Francisco International Wine Competition. 1400 wineries entered 4,539 products from 29 states and 30 countries. Other top prizes that...

Cold Climate Wine Competition Winners 2013 2

Cold Climate Wine Competition Winners 2013

2012 Little Iza wine, made from La Crescent grapes, from Millner Heritage Vineyard and Winery in Kimball, Minnesota, won the Minnesota Governor’s Cup trophy at the 2013 International Cold Climate Wine Competition (ICCWC), held...

Midwest’s Int’l Women’s Wine Contest Winners 0

Midwest’s Int’l Women’s Wine Contest Winners

The 2013 International Women’s Wine Competition was held in Sonoma County, California July 9-10, 2013.    Here are the medal winners from Midwestern wineries: St. Julian Wine Company, Inc. NV St. Julian Sweet Nancie Lake...

2013 Mid-American Competition Results 0

2013 Mid-American Competition Results

The Mid-American Wine Competition in Des Moines was the first major American wine competition to judge wine in relation to food pairings.  Chief judge Doug Frost of Kansas City, one of only three people in...

2013 San Francisco Chronicle Gold Medal Winners From the Midwest 2

2013 San Francisco Chronicle Gold Medal Winners From the Midwest

The following Midwestern Wineries Won Gold or Best of Class Medals at the 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition: Illinois– Gold- Blue Sky Vineyard– Viognier – $20.00 & Over 2011 Shawnee Hills Dry Hill Viognier...

University of Minnesota Grape Cultivars Increase at the Mid-American Wine Competition 1

University of Minnesota Grape Cultivars Increase at the Mid-American Wine Competition

Frontenac Gris is one of the more unique grape cultivars released from the University of Minnesota. It made its debut in 2003 and was first introduced as a separate wine category at the Mid-American...

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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...