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Midwest Winery Rankings for 2013 6

Midwest Winery Rankings for 2013

According to the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau) the number of federal winery licenses in the 11 state Midwest Wine Press market area grew to 1,243  in 2013. This is a...

“Edward Scissorhands” Replacing Hand Pruning 1

“Edward Scissorhands” Replacing Hand Pruning

Two projects are underway in the Midwest to test and expand the use of mechanical grape vine pruning.  One project in Wisconsin will evaluate mechanical rough pruning for cold climate hybrids.   Another research project...

Drought Tipping Point: Vines Risk Long Term Damage 0

Drought Tipping Point: Vines Risk Long Term Damage

As the drought continues to worsen and temperatures across the Midwest exceed 100 degrees, viticulture experts warn that grape growers could face long-term vine damage. If there is no significant rain in the coming days,...

Midwest Winery Rankings by State 0

Midwest Winery Rankings by State

Midwest Wine Press recently compiled current TTB data to arrive at the number of wineries in the Midwest.  (This tabulation method entails acceptance of the TTB definition of a winery which is subject to debate.)...