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Prairie Hawk Winery
Raise a glass to Midwestern wineries, unique grapes
- By ANU KARWA, Chicago Sun-Times
Midwest wineries and grape varieties are getting great press across the country. More and more, people are interested in supporting local growers. See this article in June 16, 2010 in the Chicago Sun Times, spotlighting the Traminette and Chambourcin grapes. Click here for Shady Grove Vineyard's Chambourcin and Traminette availability.
>>> Chicago Sun-Times
Ste. Genevieve County's wineries grow up, branch out
- By Tom Uhlenbrock, ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
The wine trail in Ste. Genevieve County which has six wineries tucked along the winding roads and rolling hills of Southeast Missouri. The wineries are an hour's drive from St. Louis south on Interstate 55. Take Exit 150 west and then a quick left on Route B, and follow the signs. Or go to rdvwinetrail.com for a printable map.
A Day in the Life of a Missouri Winery - Blog mention
"Jour de Fete was a scorcher for sure, but we would expect nothing less from the Missouri summer. The Sangria was a big hit; who can resist cool wine and fresh fruit on a hot day. Vicki Meyer and her friend from Shady Grove Vineyard and finally put a face to the name."
The Missouri Vintner’s Association and Missouri Wine and Grape Board
25th Annual Midwest Grape and Wine Conference, February 6-8, 2010. This year the conference will be returning to the beautiful Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks. The trade show exhibit area is in the most spacious, centralized location at the resort—the Grand Ballroom!
The Missouri Wine and Grape Board (MWGB) is funded by a twelve cents-per-gallon tax on wine sales. We coordinate our marketing and public relations activities with wholesalers, restaurant operators, retailers, and the public. Our goals are to strengthen interest in, and patronage of, our state's grape, grape juice, and wine industry.
www.iccve.missouri.edu - Institute for Continental Climate Viticulture & Enology
The MU Institute for Continental Climate Viticulture and Enology (ICCVE) conducts research on best winemaking and grape growing practices and how they impact the growth of the wine industry in Missouri and the Midwest.
www.mississippiriverhills.org - Mississippi River Hills Association
The Mississippi River Hills Association (MRHA) seeks to develop, connect, and market products that are grown or otherwise produced within the region. Our members represent farmers, value-added food producers, vineyards and wineries, tourism, the arts, educators, retailers, and more.
www.noboleisvineyards.com - Noboleis Vineyards
Located one mile west of Augusta, Missouri, offers both fine Missouri wine and beautiful views from our hilltop winery. Noboleis has designed it's facilities for both young and old to relax, play and enjoy the rolling hillsides and bountiful vineyards which surround our unique winery.
www.1000-oaks-winery.com/ - Thousand Oaks Winery & Vineyard
Thousand Oaks Winery & Vineyard is a family owned business nestled on our family’s 60 acre farm in the scenic hills of Bollinger Country, Missouri. Don’t be surprised if we look at running our business and producing wine in unconventional ways.
Cynthian / Noron Grapes
Synonyms: ‘Arkansas’, ‘Norton’, ‘Norton Virginia’, ‘Norton's Seedling’, ‘Norton's Virginia Seedling’, ‘Red River’, ‘Viti
>>> Iowa State University - Horticulture paper on Cynthiana / Nortons
www.missouriwinecountry.com - Norton, America’s True Grape: Whence, and Whither? by: By Paul L. Roberts
Zinfandel is often described as America’s first and most original gift to the world of wine. Actually, it’s Norton.
Missouri State Grape
The Norton/Cynthiana grape, designated as Vitis aestivalis, is hereby selected for, and shall be known as, the official state grape of the state of Missouri.
The Character of Norton by: Tim Pingelton, Regional Editor
Missouri wineries tend to be small family owned and operated businesses. Even the largest winery in Missouri might, by national standards, be considered a “boutique” winery. As such, finished Norton in Missouri varies greatly by year and by winemaker.
>>> The Character of Norton