Tagged: wisconsin wine

WI Included in Salon’s “Four Unexpected Wine Regions” 0

WI Included in Salon’s “Four Unexpected Wine Regions”

The website Salon, which gets over five million unique viewers each month, named Wisconsin as one of its” Four Unexpected Wine Regions.”  Fruit wine is mentioned as a specialty.  It’s about time fruit wine gets...

Wisconsin Grape and Wine Industry Survey Released 0

Wisconsin Grape and Wine Industry Survey Released

The 2011 Grape and Wine Industry Survey was released recently by the United States Department of Agriculture Statistics Service. The Wisconsin Grape Growers and the Wisconsin Winery Associations also helped with the survey which...

Wisconsin Wine Tour Company Grows for 2013 1

Wisconsin Wine Tour Company Grows for 2013

After starting operations in 2012, Wisconsin’s only winery tour company is expanding and changing its name. This spring, Wisconsin Wine and Beer Tours – formerly Midwest Winery Travel – will be increasing the number...

Wisconsin Grape Growers Association Award Winners 2

Wisconsin Grape Growers Association Award Winners

On January 20th at the Wilderness Resort, the Wisconsin Grape Growers Association (WGGA) announced the 2012 Award Winners for the Wisconsin grape and wine industry.  The announcements were made during the Wisconsin Food & Wine Pairing...

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Fisher King Creates a Legend in Wisconsin

Alwyn Fitzgerald named his winery Fisher King after the ancient legend of birth and rebirth.  And September 2011 was the birth of something big for Alwyn ‘Fitz” Fitzgerald.  That’s when he opened a converted...

Drought Tipping Point: Vines Risk Long Term Damage 0

Drought Tipping Point: Vines Risk Long Term Damage

As the drought continues to worsen and temperatures across the Midwest exceed 100 degrees, viticulture experts warn that grape growers could face long-term vine damage. If there is no significant rain in the coming days,...

Philippe Coquard’s Vineyard Reflections on a Difficult Spring 0

Philippe Coquard’s Vineyard Reflections on a Difficult Spring

On May 4th,   Philippe Coquard of Wollersheim Winery in Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin commented on his spring 2012 vineyard experiences in the Wisconsin Grape Growers Association internet discussion forum.  Coquard has one of...