Tagged: cold hardy grapes

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...

2015 Midwest Winery Rankings 0

2015 Midwest Winery Rankings

The Midwest wine industry continues to grow. The number of wineries in the 11 state area Midwest Wine Press covers rebounded strongly during 2014 after barely growing at all during 2013. During 2014, the...

Northern Grapes Project Webinar Schedule 0

Northern Grapes Project Webinar Schedule

Webinars are generally presented on the second Tuesday (subject to change) of each month from November through April, once at noon and again at 7 PM Eastern (11 AM and 6 PM Central). November...

Winter Damage Report From Dean Volenberg 1

Winter Damage Report From Dean Volenberg

University of Wisconsin Extension Agent Dean Volenberg’s “IPM Reports” are always excellent and his most recent report is one of the best assessments of this winter’s effect on Midwestern commercial grape growing. Dr. Volenberg...

NGP Analysis: How to Grow the Midwest Wine Industry 1

NGP Analysis: How to Grow the Midwest Wine Industry

Professor Bill Gartner from the University of Minnesota and a team of researchers have surveyed hundreds of wineries in the Midwest and northern USA. The survey is part of an ongoing study by a consortium...

Cold Hardy Grapes Having Big Impact 2

Cold Hardy Grapes Having Big Impact

Cold-hardy wine grapes developed by the University of Minnesota and private breeders since the late 1990’s have generated a new and vibrant farm winery industry, pumping $401 million and 12,600 jobs into the United...

Colorado Growing University of Minnesota Grapes 0

Colorado Growing University of Minnesota Grapes

The Minnesota and Wisconsin Grape Growers Associations uncovered an article in the Denver Post today about cold hardy wine grapes being planted in Colorado.  The story says that Marquette, Frontenac and La Crescent, all...