Tagged: Frontenac Gris

John Marshall’s Favorite White Hybrid Grapes 6

John Marshall’s Favorite White Hybrid Grapes

I was invited to a wedding some years ago now, outside Phoenix, Arizona. Since I arrived in Arizona a day early, I was interested to see what the famous varieties of Europe might do...

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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“Grandma Ester” and Other Wine Aromas

How can a winemaker craft a white wine that does not have the unexciting vinous smell of white wine?  According to Dr. Anna Katherine Mansfield of Cornell University,  the winemaker’s art is accentuating a...

TTB Approves Names of Midwest Varietals 0

TTB Approves Names of Midwest Varietals

Effective November 28, 2011,  the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and  Trade Bureau approved the names of  certain varietals as requested by various breeders, vineyards and wineries in the Midwest.   Under the TTB ruling,...