Tagged: Starting a vineyard in Iowa

Iowa Wine Production Flattens in 2012 0

Iowa Wine Production Flattens in 2012

Wine production in Iowa has leveled off according to a report by Iowa State University (ISU).  After growing rapidly since 2000, the amount of native wine sold in Iowa declined slightly from the previous...

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...

The True Value of Cold Hardy Hybrids 4

The True Value of Cold Hardy Hybrids

When the early members of the Minnesota Grape Growers Association (MGGA) first experimented with wine grapes in the early 1970’s, all the vines were cold tender or marginal at best.  Foch stood out as...