Tagged: starting a winery in Minnesota

Interpreting the New Minnesota Winery Study 0

Interpreting the New Minnesota Winery Study

A new Minnesota wine industry study, partially funded by the Northern Grapes Project, is attracting a lot of attention.  Media outlets as far away as San Francisco and Chicago have reported recently about Minnesota...

Midwest Winemaker Q&A 1

Midwest Winemaker Q&A

Publisher’s note: This is the second installment of  Midwest Wine Press Winemaker Q & A. If you have questions for Milwaukee based winery consultant Piero Spada, please send them to midwestwine@gmail.com February 2013: More...

Interview With Nick Smith of University of Minnesota 0

Interview With Nick Smith of University of Minnesota

Midwest Wine Press spoke recently with Nick Smith at the University of Minnesota (U of M.) Nick is well-known in the region because, over the course of a year, he probably makes more different...

Using Aerial Photos to Increase Vineyard Profits 0

Using Aerial Photos to Increase Vineyard Profits

Trouble  locating  suitable  land  for  your  vines?  Not  sure  if  your  vineyard  will  get  the  maximum  amount  of   sunlight,  right  soils,  or  adequate  air  circulation?  Worried  about  harvesting  your  blocks  at  the  optimal...

So You Want to Start a Winery? 0

So You Want to Start a Winery?

Many attendees of the various recent Midwestern wine conferences this year were entrepreneurs gathering information to start a winery.   At the Cold Climate Conference in St. Paul on February 24th, 2012, a panel made up...