Tagged: Marquette grape

New Wine Grape Coming From Univ Of Minnesota 1

New Wine Grape Coming From Univ Of Minnesota

The acclaimed University of Minnesota cold hardy grape breeding program will soon be announcing a new white wine grape, according to Peter Hemstad, at the University’s Horticultural Research Center near Minneapolis.  This new grape,...

Cold Climate Wine Competition 2014 Report and Photos 0

Cold Climate Wine Competition 2014 Report and Photos

After much swishing and spitting, winners have been confirmed at the 2014 International Cold Climate Wine Competition, held at the University of Minnesota’s Continuing Education Conference Center in St. Paul, MN. The Cold Climate...

Explosive Fivefold Winery Growth Attributed to Cold Hardy Grapes 0

Explosive Fivefold Winery Growth Attributed to Cold Hardy Grapes

80% of the wineries in the Northern and Upper Midwestern USA registered and opened for business since the year 2000, new data shows. A team of researchers, led by Professor Bill Gartner from the University of Minnesota’s...

Wisconsin Wine Conference Conquers the Wilderness 4

Wisconsin Wine Conference Conquers the Wilderness

The Wisconsin Fruit and Vegetable Conference was held this week at the Wilderness Waterpark Resort Resort- the country’s largest waterpark-  in subzero temperatures. Despite the arctic weather, the atmosphere was like the Fourth of...

Northern Minnesota Vineyard Trial Results 1

Northern Minnesota Vineyard Trial Results

Data from the first phase of a major Minnesota vineyard trial has been tabulated, according to Dennis Emslie Drummond, VESTA Coordinator at Central Lakes College in Staples, Minnesota, about 130 miles northeast of the...

Wisconsin Grape and Wine Industry Survey Released 0

Wisconsin Grape and Wine Industry Survey Released

The 2011 Grape and Wine Industry Survey was released recently by the United States Department of Agriculture Statistics Service. The Wisconsin Grape Growers and the Wisconsin Winery Associations also helped with the survey which...

’12 Vintage Report and ’13 Midwest Growing Season Outlook 1

’12 Vintage Report and ’13 Midwest Growing Season Outlook

This is the first installment of a state-by-state report on the 2012 vintage in the Midwest along with assessments of the 2013 growing season.   This article features Missouri, Nebraska, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois....