Tagged: Tom Plocher

Tom Plocher’s New Grapes Are Spreading 0

Tom Plocher’s New Grapes Are Spreading

University grape breeding programs – like Cornell and Minnesota- grab a lot of attention. But private grape breeders continue to develop many of the grapes that are used to make cold hardy wines. One...

Vote Here to Name New Red Grape 0

Vote Here to Name New Red Grape

Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria, Minnesota is asking for wine drinkers’ help with naming two new highly anticipated red wine varieties developed by the renowned grape breeder Tom Plocher. The two new grapes are...

Northern Minnesota Vineyard Trial Results 1

Northern Minnesota Vineyard Trial Results

Data from the first phase of a major Minnesota vineyard trial has been tabulated, according to Dennis Emslie Drummond, VESTA Coordinator at Central Lakes College in Staples, Minnesota, about 130 miles northeast of the...