Minn. Grape Varieties Fuel Northern Wine Industry As the Minnesota Grape Growers Association gathers in St. Paul this weekend, a new report shows how far northern winemakers have come. The University of Minnesota-Extension report says cold-hardy grapes developed by the school and private breeders have generated a vibrant farm winery industry, pumping $401 million into the U.S. economy in 2011.
Local (Wine) Tap: 'Minn. Wine Country' Minnesota Wine Country is enjoying its new digs -- and lauding the ever-growing industry of wine – at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair.
U Of M Hosts 4th Cold Climate Wine CompetitionThe International Cold Climate Wine Competition returns to the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota on Thursday.