Vinedemia was a rural Roman vintage festival. One of the earliest visual representations of grape stomping was from Vindemia during the 3rd century of CE. Before machines, grape stomping was used as a method of masceration to crush the grapes and extract the juice so the fermentation process could begin. Grape stomping has been outlawed […]

Heartland Wine Trail: Make a Stop at Glacial Ridge

Glacial Ridge Winery is located in the heart of West Central Minnesota.  Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Glacial Lakes area, a visit to Glacial Ridge Winery makes a great day trip, a relaxing weekend getaway or an ideal vacation. Here are just a few ideas of things to do while visiting our area. […]