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US Versus Europe Taste Off at VitiNord ’15 0

US Versus Europe Taste Off at VitiNord ’15

The 2015 VitiNord International Viticulture & Enology Conference is taking place from 11-14 November in Nebraska City. This year, the leading event focusing on the latest advances in cold hardy grape growing and winemaking...

Midwest Winemakers Expect Early Harvest, Lower Yields 0

Midwest Winemakers Expect Early Harvest, Lower Yields

Winemakers across the Midwest are now preparing to harvest their grapes. For many growers, the warm winter, the spring freeze and now the ongoing drought have combined to push harvest dates forward by two...

Illinois Harvest:   South Central Dichotomy 0

Illinois Harvest: South Central Dichotomy

  Oppressive hot weather in far Southern Illinois this summer stressed white grapes in particular,  said Scott Sensmeier,  Owner and Vintner at Starview Vineyards, near Cobden, Illinois on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.  According...