Tagged: Nick Ferrante

Great Lakes Gewurztraminer: Easier to Drink Than Say 3

Great Lakes Gewurztraminer: Easier to Drink Than Say

The temptation to skip over Gewurztraminer due to its difficult pronunciation may be great for many wine drinkers. Some people within the industry even speculate that the name might be a little intimidating for...

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Northeast Ohio’s First Wineries Still Going Strong

Driving through field after field of ripening grape vines in the Grand River Valley of Northeastern Ohio, it’s clear local growers are serious about growing grapes and creating world-class wines. Two families — the...

2012 Ohio Grape Prices Reflect Reduced Yields 0

2012 Ohio Grape Prices Reflect Reduced Yields

Severe frost led to the wipeout of many Vitis Labrusca crops such as Concord, Niagara, and Catawba this year.  But an early spring, combined with summer’s drought, means Vitis Vinifera and hybrid grape berries...

Ohio Grape and Wine Conference:  Making Good Wine from a Difficult Harvest 1

Ohio Grape and Wine Conference: Making Good Wine from a Difficult Harvest

Ohio’s 2011 growing season and harvest was one of the wettest on record. ‘It was the worst harvest I’ve seen in 30 years. We had 75 inches of rain,” says Nick Ferrante, owner and...