Here in Iowa, we have a long history of growing grapes! Did you know that Iowa was the sixth leading producer of grapes in the country in 1919? Over the years, we’ve worked hard to learn about and develop our cold climate grapes and how we can produce some great tasting wines! We’re proud of […]
Congratulations to all of the Annual Award winners for 2015! Awards were presented during the IWGA Annual Conference February 28 in Cedar Rapids. The Midwest Grape & Wine Industry Institute was named Outstanding Industry Partner. Tassel Ridge was awarded 2015 Vineyard of the Year. John Larson of Snus Hill Winery was named 2015 Winemaker of […]
The Iowa Wine Growers Association will host the Iowa Wine Open House & Reception Saturday February 28 at the Hotel at Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids. See below for details. Tickets will be available at the door.
Join the Iowa Wine Growers Association on our new adventure with the IA Wine Explorers! LIKE /IAWineExplorers on Facebook and FOLLOW @IAWineExplorers on Twitter for more information about Iowa wine and wineries plus a little bit of fun!
Overview The Iowa Wine Growers Association is proud to host the 2015 Iowa Wine and Grape Awards in honor of Iowa’s most outstanding vineyards, wineries, industry partners and retailers. The awards will be given in conjunction with the IWGA Annual Conference. Members will have the opportunity to vote to select the final winner in each […]
We will be kicking off March as Iowa Wine Month on March 5, when Governor Terry Branstad will make an official proclamation! Iowa Wine Month is designed to celebrate all things Iowa Wine! We’ll be highlighting wineries throughout the month of March, along with events that will be taking place and helping the public find […]
The Iowa Wine Growers Association, in partnership with VESTA, is pleased to present a one-day, customer service training workshop featuring Elizabeth Slater of In Short Marketing. Elizabeth travels the country and is recognized throughout North America as an authority on marketing wines, wineries and wine regions to consumers. The workshop will provide attendees with real-world […]