Tagged: Illinois grape growing

Walker’s Bluff Introduces Illinois Pinot Gris 0

Walker’s Bluff Introduces Illinois Pinot Gris

Walker’s Bluff Winery near Carbondale, Illinois, has bottled an estate grown Pinot Grigio, according to winemaker Chelsea Mulinax. ¬†Also in production at Walker’s Bluff are several other wines made from vinifera grapes that have...

The True Value of Cold Hardy Hybrids 4

The True Value of Cold Hardy Hybrids

When the early members of the Minnesota Grape Growers Association (MGGA) first experimented with wine grapes in the early 1970’s, all the vines were cold tender or marginal at best. ¬†Foch stood out as...