Midwest Wine Press Blog

Purdue Launches Vineyard Tech Company 0

Purdue Launches Vineyard Tech Company

From Inside Indiana Business comes a report of a new vineyard technology company based in Lafayette, Indiana.  The new company, VinSense, was developed by three members of the Purdue faculty.  (Note: While judging the...

Midwest Wine Documentary Screens at International Film Festival 0

Midwest Wine Documentary Screens at International Film Festival

Move over Sideways ! Eat your grapes out Bottle Shock ! Could this be the film that brings the Midwest wine industry to the world? Wine Diamonds: Uncorking America’s Heartland, a feature-length documentary film...

MO Grape Conference: The Dangers of Brix Fixation 0

MO Grape Conference: The Dangers of Brix Fixation

I’m just back from attending half a day of the Missouri University Grape and Wine Institute’s (GWU) 2016 Show Me Grape and Wine Conference and Symposium in Columbia. This three-day event is the first...

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Food Pairing With Frontenac

This series of cold climate wine and food pairing articles started with a couple ideas for LaCrescent in a story titled La Crescent Food Pairing Ideas. This time we will consider Frontenac wines and...

Indiana’s Bill Oliver Wins Lifetime Achievement Award 0

Indiana’s Bill Oliver Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

At the recent Eastern Winery Exposition in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Bill Oliver, president of Oliver Winery, won a Lifetime Achievement Award. Bill runs one of the leading (and biggest) wineries in our region. It’s also...

Big Southern Illinois WInery Wants a Casino License 0

Big Southern Illinois WInery Wants a Casino License

Walker’s Bluff, a winery, restaurant, and concert entertainment center near Carbondale, Illinois is now trying to get a casino license, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch.  Midwest Wineries have gone to great lengths...

Trump Wine is for Losers 0

Trump Wine is for Losers

Sorry about the headline.  It was an attempt at sarcasm about Donald Trump, which is impossible. Recently, the media has raised questions about the legitimacy of Trump’s Virginia Winery. (See the link to today’s Daily Beast article...