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Top Five Stories of 2015

Top Five Stories of 2015

Midwest Wine Press continues to be the leading source of original reporting about the Midwest Wine Industry.  Since inception during 2011, more than 225,000 “users” have visited Midwest Wine Press, according to Google Analytics....

Craft Beverages Conference: Students Get In For Free!

Craft Beverages Conference: Students Get In For Free!

We’ve just received some good news from Vineyard & Winery Management, the organizers of the upcoming Craft Beverages Unlimited Midwest conference: students will get in for free! Here are the details from the V&WM...

2015 Jefferson Cup Award Winners

2015 Jefferson Cup Award Winners

The Sixteenth Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition was held on November 19th, 2015.  This Competition focuses on wines that are thought to be the best examples of their region, style and variety.  Doug Frost,...

Wine in the City: Kansas City, Missouri

Originally published in WineTouristMagazine.com In Kansas City, Missouri, you’ll find a wine culture that’s relaxed and confident. You’re in a big city, but a long way from the fast-lane of self-conscious, trendy wine establishments...

America’s Wine Heartland: Hermann, Missouri

Originally published in WineTouristMagazine.com Few places in America combine wine and history like Hermann, Missouri. Relatively few wine drinkers know that Missouri has a thriving wine industry of about 130 wineries and during the...

Biggest Wine Club in U.S. Is Based in Illinois

Biggest Wine Club in U.S. Is Based in Illinois

According to Crain’s Chicago Business, the biggest wine club in our nation is operated by Countryside, Illinois based Cooper’s Hawk Winery.  Cooper’s Hawk, which started in Orland Park (a Chicago suburb) during 2005 ,...