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 […]
A vineyard located north of Keokuk, Iowa is looking to sell Seyval Blanc, Chardonel, Corot Noir, and Geneva Red this fall. Please contact Larry Pirotte at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 1951 Food Sciences Building (CCUR Theater), Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 The Midwest Grape & Wine Industry Institute is offering a one-day seminar for winemakers, featuring Doug Manning, BSG Wine Division. During this one-day educational event sponsored by BSG Wine, you’ll learn various aspects of […]
Calico Skies Vineyard and Winery in northwest Iowa is looking for long-term contracts with quality growers of Frontenac, Marquette, and Brianna grapes. We will pick up grapes (or meet halfway) in all parts of the state of Iowa. Grower must have/use mist sprayer for disease protection and bird netting to allow grapes to fully ripen. […]
Cassie Bott of Fireside Winery in Marengo has been elected as President and Mike Vincent of Wooden Wheel Vineyard in Keota as Vice President of the Iowa Wine Growers Association Board of Directors. The Board voted on nominations during the March 30 Board Meeting held in Des Moines, Iowa. “I am excited and honored to […]
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.