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University of Minnesota 2014 Research Update 0

University of Minnesota 2014 Research Update

On January 18th, the Minnesota Grape Growers Association and the University of Minnesota sponsored a Research Update at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen. As usual, all topics were perfectly presented and very informative....

La Crescent: A Winemaker’s Grape 9

La Crescent: A Winemaker’s Grape

The first time I had a glass of wine made from La Crescent, I was completely blown away. Reminiscent of an aromatic white that might come from Germany or Austria, my mind started spinning...

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Katie Cook on Making Wine in the Midwest

Homepage photo: John Thull and Katie Cook of the University of Minnesota.   Visiting the University of Minnesota Research Center, I was surprised to see vinifera growing in the vineyard. What are all those old...

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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...