wine

Michigan’s Black Star Farms vineyard celebrates 20th anniversary

This summer, Black Star Farms will celebrate its 20th Anniversary and invite the public to join the festivities. The week-long celebration is scheduled for July 23-July 28, 2018, at the 160-acre winery estate a 15-minute... more »

Arizona Wine Growers Association elects new board members

The Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) has announced the election and the re-election of members to its board of directors and officers for period through 2018. AWGA is governed by eight growers in three districts... more »

Indiana wine, grape industry expands

It’s probably not the first thing that comes to mind when Indiana is mentioned, but the Hoosier wine industry is among the fastest growing agriculture industries in the state. Indiana wine sales have steadily increased... more »

University of Minnesota releases new cold-hardy wine grape

The University of Minnesota (U of M) released its fifth cold-hardy wine grape, named “Itasca.” The new grape, which will be used to make dry white wines, is the latest in a series of cold-hardy... more »

Wine grape research videos available from MSU Extension

Wine grape growers now have access to Michigan State University (MSU) research in the form of short, informative videos. Thanks to funding from the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council, growers can access free presentations from... more »

WSU to host symposium on extreme climate effects on grapes

Wine and grape industry members and students are invited to a research symposium, “Climate Extremes: Is the Pacific Northwest Wine Industry Ready?” at Washington State University Tri-Cities. The symposium will be held March 17 in... more »

Washington State Wine Commission releases research report

The Washington State Wine Commission is sharing results from the first year of its amplified research program in the first-ever 2016 Research Annual Report. The overall focus for the program’s first year was to raise industry... more »

CAWG names director of government relations

The California Association of Winegrape Growers has selected Michael Miiller as its new director of government relations, effective Jan. 17. Previously, Miiller was chief of staff and communications director for Assemblyman Marc Levine (D-Marin County).... more »

Michigan Grape & Wine Conference registration open

Registration is now open for the Michigan Grape & Wine Conference. The conference is expected to draw about 300 attendees. This year’s conference will take place Feb. 22-24 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme,... more »

Winery development pre-conference set for Feb. 22

A one-day winery development pre-conference will be held Feb. 22 in association with the 2017 Michigan Grape & Wine Conference. The session will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grand Traverse Resort... more »


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