Tagged: Iowa wine

Iowa Restaurants Supporting Iowa Wine 1

Iowa Restaurants Supporting Iowa Wine

Across the Midwest, many restaurants are enthusiastic about locally sourced food. But many are reluctant to embrace local wines. In Iowa, a gaggle of restaurants are bucking the trend by serving and spreading the...

Chinese Wine Buyers Tour Iowa 0

Chinese Wine Buyers Tour Iowa

This week, a delegation of seven wine buyers from China toured Iowa vineyards and wineries. Among the locations that the Chinese visited were Tassel Ridge Winery,  Summerset Winery, Jasper Winery and North River Valley...

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Iowa Wine: On The Farm and Now In The City

Like many Midwestern states, Iowa has recently experienced a dramatic increase in the number of wineries from 53 in 2006 to 76 today. Not only has the number of wineries increased, but the types...

First Wineries Receive Iowa Quality Seals 0

First Wineries Receive Iowa Quality Seals

As reported in MWP during October 2011,  Iowa has developed a Iowa Vintners Quality Alliance (IVQA) program modeled after the Canadian Vintners Quality Alliance which emphasizes terroir.   The IVQA is managed by Murli...