Tagged: Northern Grapes Project

Northern Grapes Project Funding Extended 0

Northern Grapes Project Funding Extended

The Northern Grapes Project received an additional $2.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crops Research Initiative to complete the final two years of the multistate effort, which began in...

Travel Behaviors of Midwest Wine Tourists 0

Travel Behaviors of Midwest Wine Tourists

The Northern Grapes Project (NGP) continues to advance our industry’s knowledge of the habits of Midwest wine tourists. The latest issue of Northern Grapes News, features the research of Michigan State University’s Dan McCole,...

NGP Analysis: How to Grow the Midwest Wine Industry 1

NGP Analysis: How to Grow the Midwest Wine Industry

Professor Bill Gartner from the University of Minnesota and a team of researchers have surveyed hundreds of wineries in the Midwest and northern USA. The survey is part of an ongoing study by a consortium...

Wine Price: No Impact on Midwest Tasting Room Sales 0

Wine Price: No Impact on Midwest Tasting Room Sales

A team of researchers, led by Professor Bill Gartner from the University of Minnesota, has found that the price of wine in Midwest winery tasting rooms does not impact on sales. The research particularly...

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...

NPR: Frontenac Blanc Bottled in New York 0

NPR: Frontenac Blanc Bottled in New York

Today, National Public Radio did a national four-minute segment on cold climate grapes and wine!   Considering NPR reaches 19 million people per month, today’s radio segment by David Sommerstein is probably the largest public relations...

Herbicide Drift: Advice for Grape Growers 0

Herbicide Drift: Advice for Grape Growers

In the latest issue of the Northern Grapes Project Newsletter, Michael White, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Viticulture Specialist, gives detailed advice on how to guard against and deal with herbicide drift. See related...

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...

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Iowa Wine: On The Farm and Now In The City

Like many Midwestern states, Iowa has recently experienced a dramatic increase in the number of wineries from 53 in 2006 to 76 today. Not only has the number of wineries increased, but the types...