Tagged: La Crescent grape

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...

Promising Wine Grape Varieties for the Midwest 2

Promising Wine Grape Varieties for the Midwest

How can we expand promising wine grape varieties across the Midwest? Dr. Paolo Sabbatini of Michigan State University and Dr. Bruce Bordelon of Purdue University, recently discussed the potential for specific cultivars in the...

Northern Grapes Project Pays Dividends in Year One 0

Northern Grapes Project Pays Dividends in Year One

The Northern Grapes Project (NGP) has released its one year progress report.  NGP involves institutions in 12 states and 19 regional wine and grape organizations, many in the Midwest. “It is the first project of...

Four Daughters Wins Top Honors at Cold Climate Contest 0

Four Daughters Wins Top Honors at Cold Climate Contest

The 2011 LaCrescent from Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery in Spring Valley, MN won the Governor’s Cup at the 2012 International Cold Climate Competition in St. Paul. The Minnesota Governor’s Cup, a large silver...