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Discover Wollersheim Winery in Wisconsin

Several years ago, we visited Wollersheim Winery in Wisconsin. We discovered a delightful winery experience. The ambience of the facility added to our experience. The winery specializes in cold weather grape varieties and also has an assortment of other traditional wines available. Originally the property was planted  with grapevines in the 1840s. Until the devastating […]

Quiche á la Coquard Recipe with Prairie Fumé Wine

Yes, wine is produced in Wisconsin. We visited Wisconsin a few years ago and in addition to cheese discovered some delightful wineries to visit and write about. One of the largest wineries is Wollersheim Winery in Prairie du Sac which also offered us a wonderful experience. Don’t miss a visit to Wollersheim Winery if you have the opportunity. The recipe below is from Wollersheim Winery.

Three Wisconsin Wineries Support Charity Sip & Taste Event

Community Projects for Seniors is hosting a Sip & Taste event in November. The organization located in Wisconsin started in 1986. The focus of the organization is to provide help for the low-income elderly particularly those who live in low-income housing.

Visit Wisconsin’s Door County Wine Trail this Weekend!

The Door County Wine Trail has eight participating wineries. This weekend these wineries are participating in the Door County Wine Trail Weekend.

Two Easy Recipes to Add to Thanksgiving Festivities

A Thanksgiving can be very exciting and delightful with family and friends gathering together. It can also be an extremely tiring day for the cook. Hopefully guests will volunteer to bring a side dish, dessert or appetizer. Sometimes someone will even roast and bring the turkey! To help the cook, below you will find two […]

One Lake Two Completely Different Wine Regions

Lake Michigan is a large body of water that at points separates Wisconsin from Michigan. The 55 miles width of the lake has a profound effect on weather. On the Wisconsin side in Door County, grape growers are successful with cold varietal grapes. On the Michigan side of the lake, grape growers on Leelanau and […]

Wine Festivals for the First Weekend of October

Last week as we drove in northern Michigan in some areas we began to notice trees beginning to turn those wonderful fall colors of red, orange and yellow. While you are traveling to wineries and wine festivals in the next few weeks, have a camera handy for some wonderful photos of autumn. You may also […]

Preserving American Agricultural Land with Vineyards

This week we visited an Ohio winery that has an intriguing beginning. The Gammie family owned the land during the Depression. At that time they grew vegetables. They discovered that the property located near Lake Erie was ideal for orchards. A small friendly fruit and vegetable market was thriving on the day of our visit. […]

2009 A Busy Year for Wine Trail Traveler

2009 has been a busy year with all of the ups and downs of any typical year. In 2009 Wine Trail Traveler visited 150 wineries discovering new wine regions in Texas, California, Wisconsin and Kentucky as well as returning to previously visited areas to visit other undiscovered wineries. Along the way, we met many wonderful […]

Beer Festivals for June 2009

“It takes a lot of beer to make a good wine.” This frequently heard comment is from several winemakers who believe that a good beer can be as satisfying as a good wine. Even if you don’t care for a beer, try a beer tasting. This weekend there are a couple of beer festivals in […]

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