My Favorite Links:

Hermann Wine Trail, my favorite wine trail in the whole world!

America’s Wine Trails has been created to help consumers discover the country’s best wine trails, as well as find new wines and getaway destinations to add to their list of favorites. America’s Wine Trails’ overall goal is to promote wine trails as destinations.

Midwest Wine Press is the first business publication dedicated entirely to the art and business of winemaking in the Midwestern United States. The goal of Midwest Wine Press is to help winery owners, grape growers and cellar masters be more effective and profitable.

Unlike California-based, wine-trade publications, MWP focuses exclusively on issues related to growing grapes and making wine in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Each issue focuses on the art, science and business of winemaking.

VESTA, the Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) is a NSF funded partnership between the Missouri State University system, two year schools throughout America, state agriculture agencies, vineyards and wineries with a 21st Century vision for education in grape growing and winemaking.

Wine America, The National Association of American Wineries
The mission of WineAmerica is to encourage the dynamic growth and development of American wineries and winegrowing through the advancement and advocacy of sound public policy. The Association also provides membership services to assist wineries with a variety of business operations.

WIN, Wine Industry Network connects buyers with suppliers.

Free the Grapes, is a national grassroots coalition of wine lovers, wineries and retailers who seek to remove restrictions in states that still prohibit consumers from purchasing wines directly from wineries and retailers.

New World Winery Equipment, LLC Representing a collective 300 years of winery equipment manufacturing expertise. Featuring more American made inputs to commercial winery production than any other source for equipment in the East.