Tagged: Best midwest wines

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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...

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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...

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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...