Tagged: nebraska wine

Nebraska Wine Hosts Int’l Delegation 1

Nebraska Wine Hosts Int’l Delegation

The Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Association (NWGGA) recently hosted an international business delegation at Soaring Wings Winery in Springfield, according to Jennifer K. Montgomery, Executive Director Nebraska Wine & Grape Growers Association Sponsored by...

New Red Hybrids Coming From Ed Swanson 5

New Red Hybrids Coming From Ed Swanson

Grape breeder Ed Swanson has been working 15 years to develop hybrid wine grapes with tannic structures that appeal to the American palate.  Now Swanson is planning to release a ground breaking new red...

’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....

Vegetable Oil Provides Grape Frost Protection in Nebraska Study 1

Vegetable Oil Provides Grape Frost Protection in Nebraska Study

In December, Midwest Wine Press published a news item about the results of a five-year research project that showed applying vegetable oil to vines significantly delayed bud break. The study was by Seth McFarland and University...

2,4-D Bill Introduced in Nebraska 3

2,4-D Bill Introduced in Nebraska

A bill that seeks to put restrictions on the application of certain herbicides, specifically 2,4-D, is now under consideration in the Nebraska state legislature. Senator Norm Wallman, of Courtland, introduced LB 636 at the...

New Research: Vegetable Oil Delays Vine Bud Break 12

New Research: Vegetable Oil Delays Vine Bud Break

The results of a five-year research project show that applying vegetable oil to vines significantly delays bud break. The project, by Mac’s Creek Winery and Vineyards in Lexington, Nebraska, aimed to find a way of minimizing damage...

Cold Climate Grape Brainstorming in Europe 0

Cold Climate Grape Brainstorming in Europe

Greetings from Neubrandenburg, Germany! I’ve just returned from attending VitiNord2012, an international cold climate grape growing conference that was held in Germany and Poland. I’m co-owner of Mac’s Creek Winery and Vineyards in Lexington...

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...