Tagged: midwest wine

Midwest Wine Press Readership Hits All Time High 0

Midwest Wine Press Readership Hits All Time High

July was the highest readership month ever for Midwest Wine Press.  Total page views exceeded 19,500 during July and there were more than 9,500 visits to the website. According to Midwest Wine Press publisher Mark Ganchiff,  readership...

Demand for Sweet Reds and Whites Shows Most Growth 1

Demand for Sweet Reds and Whites Shows Most Growth

It looks like rapidly increasing numbers of US wine consumers have taste buds more suited to the sorts of sweeter wine styles traditionally offered across the Midwest. The Wine Institute, quoting a report by...

More Photos: Midwest Wine Conference 2013 0

More Photos: Midwest Wine Conference 2013

Earlier this month, Midwest Wine Press attended the Midwest Grape & Wine Conference in St. Charles, Missouri. We’ve already posted a story preview and some photos here: See related article: 2013 Midwest Wine Conference: Photos...

2013 Midwest Wine Conference: Photos & Story Preview 0

2013 Midwest Wine Conference: Photos & Story Preview

Midwest Wine Press attended the first two days of the three-day Midwest Grape & Wine Conference in St Charles, Missouri. Thanks to Vineyard & Winery Management for a media pass! The conference ended on Saturday,...

Kansas Wine Conference: Photos & Story Preview 0

Kansas Wine Conference: Photos & Story Preview

On Friday and Saturday, Midwest Wine Press attended the 27th Annual Kansas Grape Growers and Winemakers Association (KGGWA) Conference in Topeka, Kansas. Among the speakers were a number of Midwestern viticulture heavy-weights. We got along to these talks: Lucian Dressel, who...

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Why Buy Local Wines?

Why should consumers buy local wines? To support the community, to be a locavore, to support their local grape growers and wineries? Yes, yes and yes. But even more importantly, because your local wines...

Drought Produces “Good Wine” in the Midwest 0

Drought Produces “Good Wine” in the Midwest

An Associated Press report by Jim Suhr about the grape harvest in the Midwest takes the angle that the severe drought could see, “standout wine from a region better known for corn and soybeans.”...

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Interview with Chicago Wine Author Clara Orban

Recently, Midwest Wine Press spent time with Clara Orban, the author of Wine Lessons: Ten Questions to Guide Your Appreciation of Wine.   Clara not only chairs the Department of Modern Languages at DePaul University...