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08/19/19

Jowler Creek Winery founders Jason & Colleen Gerke of Platte City, Mo., have announced the sale of their vineyard, winery and the Jowler Creek brand to brother and sister, Jason and Kit Lacy and their families, all of Kansas City, Mo. The Lacy families took the reins August 15, 2019

08/13/19

Boulder's 14th First Bite, with new ownership, nonprofits and price options, will be held Nov. 8-16, 2019

08/13/19

The law required the top 25 alcohol brands to be sold in any liquor store that wants to sell them instead of allowing local distributors to pick and choose where to sell which brands.

08/09/19

Attorneys on Thursday argued the pros and cons of a new law that will determine how alcohol is distributed throughout Oklahoma

08/07/19

The event draws well over 1,000 people who enjoy the accompanying music, food and artisan and vendor fair that features quality arts and crafts, antiques, jewelry, clothing, collectibles and more during its Harvest Festival.

08/07/19

After 30 years of brewing award-winning craft beer, Odell Brewing is venturing into an entirely new category with the launch of The Odell Wine Project.

08/05/19

New tools and agricultural technologies are making it possible for growers to identify variability within a vineyard and to adapt viticultural processes on a vine-to-vine basis to achieve management objectives for that entire vineyard

08/05/19

In the International Canned Wine Competition this Edmond, Oklahoma winery beat out over two hundred competitors for the, "best flavored -- white wine," with their summer favorite, "Sinfully Sweet Peach Watermelon."

08/05/19

To get there, the Fargoans, now in their second year as owners of Dakota Vines Vineyard and Winery, are enjoying the process of coaxing cold climate wines out of the region's grapes and other fruit

08/02/19

RNDC and Young's are now joint venture partners across all previous Young's markets.

08/01/19

The machine flexibility allows the customer to run single cartons and multipacks into wraparound and harness style cases and full depth trays at speeds up to 34 cases per minute.

07/31/19

07/31/19

The breach of an irrigation canal left more than 100,000 acres of farmland in Nebraska and Wyoming without water at a critical point in the growing cycle.

07/30/19

A lawsuit that challenges current Minnesota laws stipulating that wineries here must use a majority of Minnesota-grown grapes is moving forward. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Alexis Bailly Vineyard and Next Chapter Winery can move forward with their challenge to the existing laws. "In the last two years, I've lost over 80% of my crop. That's normal. This past winter was the worst damage we've had in 45 years," Nan Bailly said.

07/25/19

The results are in from the 2019 Missouri Wine Competition. Stone Hill Winery received top honors at the competition held July 18 and 19 in Columbia, Mo. Stone Hill Winery's 2017 Chambourcin won the prestigious Missouri Governor's Cup and Best of Class in the dry red wine category, while the winery's 2017 Estate Bottled Norton won the C.V. Riley Award for best Norton.

07/23/19

Omaha winners include 801 Chophouse, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Le Voltaire, Monarch Prime & Bar, Spencers for Steaks & Chops and V. Mertz. In Lincoln, winners include The Green Gateau, The Oven and Venue. And Kahill's Chophouse, in South Sioux City, also got an award.

07/22/19

Round Lake earned a Gold for Brianna, a Silver for La Crescent and a Silver for Frontenac Gris with smoked salmon food pairing.

07/22/19

The Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control issued a warning in April that six types of bottled wine manufactured by Casa de Loco may pose a danger of exploding. Casa de Loco never submitted these wines to ATC for product brand registration, which includes review and product evaluation, as required by Missouri law, according to an ATC news release.

07/17/19

Thanks to urban winery Bigsby's Folly, wine drinkers needn't be left at the trailhead. Aluminum cans are a growing trend in the wine industry, but Bigsby's Folly owners Marla and Chad Yetka turned to a different kind of aluminum container for something more elegant, sleek and reminiscent of glass wine bottles for active, outdoorsy Colorado drinkers.

07/10/19

White began his career in agronomy and joined ISU's extension program in 1994. According to White, one of the most important meetings he attended as central Iowa's crop specialist took place at Summerset Winery in Indianola, IA in February 2000. At that time, Iowa had 13 wineries, two of which grew some grapes. According to White, "125 growers and winemakers showed up after 8" of snow. There were doctors, lawyers, other high-income people. I could tell than many had some background in grapes and wine." After that meeting, White went to ISU's agronomy department and asked if someone could put on grape and wine meetings. Monthly meetings began to take place at Summerset Winery with up to 100 people attending.

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