Uncorking America’s Heartland, a documentary film.

 

They call the kinds of wine grapes that grow in the upper Mississippi region, cold-hardy grapes, grapes bred to withstand extreme temperatures that would kill the traditionally grown grapes of California or France. These grapes, the farmers and wine makers of  the Midwest are pushing the envelope of viticulture and enology, growing grape vines that not only survive but thrive at temperatures as low as 40 below zero, yet yield exceptional wines. This story is called: Wine Diamonds: Uncorking America’s Heartland™