This is an abbreviated version of the logs, but wanted to get a timely (and
synergisticself-promoting) link in today:
• Minnesota wineries did quite well in Friday’s Cold Climate Grape Competition. Minnesota-created grapes (from the same outfit that developed the Honeycrisp apple) did even better.
• My home state did not fare as well on this fabulous map of how wine-consumer-friendly different states are. The assessment, btw, comes from a fabulous new organization started by blogger extraordinaire Tom Wark called the American Wine Consumer Coalition. Serious wine consumers should consider joining, which I (blush) am overdue to do myself.
• And finally, my way better half and I are gonna figure out a way to make these: