Tagged: cold climate grapes

Marquette Wows Napa Wine Judges 0

Marquette Wows Napa Wine Judges

Marquette, the cold-hardy hybrid grape planted across the Midwest, has wowed a panel of Napa wine experts. The California based online wine publication, Appellation America, gathered a panel to taste Marquette wines from 11...

Michigan Doubles Wine Grape Acreage 0

Michigan Doubles Wine Grape Acreage

The Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council says the state’s wine grape acreage doubled over the past decade from 1,300 to 2,650 acres. The data comes from a USDA report based on the 2011 Michigan Fruit...

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Champaign Illinois Takes On Champagne France

The German poet, Goethe said, ‘Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”  The quote has been prophetic for Illinois Sparkling Company. Illinois Sparkling has embarked on a bold move to create methode champenoise sparkling...

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Fisher King Creates a Legend in Wisconsin

Alwyn Fitzgerald named his winery Fisher King after the ancient legend of birth and rebirth.  And September 2011 was the birth of something big for Alwyn ‘Fitz” Fitzgerald.  That’s when he opened a converted...