The St. Pepin grape returns year after year. This grape prevails through extreme summers, harsh winters and tests of time. Elmer Swenson, a grape breeder from northern Wisconsin, discovered St. Pe... Read More.
When it comes to enjoying the full potential of a wine, temperature serves as a key component, and how you hold your glass can affect temperature.
As with any component of wine production and win... Read More.
The terms dry and sweet are great starters for where you think your palate preferences lay. They are also unfair to wines grown in new regions that do not have traditional growing climates or grap... Read More.
Tasting notes tell you what a wine should taste like. The winemaker or owner describes, in elegant and intricate wording, what to taste when trying a specific wine. You don't see human reaction.... Read More.
Pairing wine with food doesn’t have to be a scary thing and you shouldn’t feel intimidated or be afraid to try different combinations. For those of you starting out here are a few tips that will h... Read More.
There are three main elements every wine bottle should include and based off those elements wineries and winemakers are able to distinctly separate their products.
The often overlooked but most ... Read More.
Research. The first step in making any major decision about anything. The key to knowing how to grow and if a certain grape grows is to understand what that grape can offer and how to get the most... Read More.
To say that if you’ve visited one winery, you’ve visited them all, is like saying I went to my kid’s youth football game last Friday, so I know what a Sunday at Lambeau Field is like on Packer’s g... Read More.
Take your left hand and put it out straight, close your fingers together and leave your thumb away from your pointer finger. If your hand was Wisconsin, your thumb is the Wisconsin Ledge AVA. This... Read More.
As we continue to diversify our wine offerings, it is so important that we never lose sight of where we came from. 2009 brought us a very long winter, abnormally low summer temperatures and a hi... Read More.