Visit Grandfather’s Barn at the Iowa State Fair

Grandfather’s Barn will be hosting “The Wine Experience,” an educational exhibit about Iowa’s growing wine industry. Don’t forget to look for the Iowa State Fair Red Wine. Front and back wine labels of Iowa State Fair Red Wine. These unique wine labels are a great collectors item.

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We Are Netting Our Marquette Grapes

During the past week, we’ve concentrated on getting our Marquette grapes netted. This turned out to be a much bigger job than we realized. Three people spent three full days getting this important job done. They actually installed eleven miles of netting! Vineyard Manager, Adam Nunnikhoven, guides

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All Grape Varieties Are in Veraison Now

All of our grape varieties are in veraison now. That means that all varieties are in the final stage of development before harvest where they change color from a milky green to either red or yellowish-green depending on the variety. They are also starting to produce sugar

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