Minnesota Industry Groups

National Industry Groups, University Departments, Extension, and Grant Projects

  • ASEV-ES American Society for Enology and Viticulture – Eastern Section
  • Department of Horticultural Science University of Minnesota Department of Horticultural Science
  • Cornell University EnologyExtension newsletters published by Cornell University Extension
  • University of Maryland Extension Grapes and small fruits 
  • eViticulture eViticulture is the national online viticulture resource containing the latest science-based information for viticulturists.
  • Northern Grapes Project The emergence of cold hardy, Vitis riparia-based wine grape cultivars in the 1990s created a new and rapidly expanding industry of small vineyard and winery enterprises in more than 12 states in New England, northern New York, and the Upper Midwest, boost
  • Midwest Grape and Wine Institute Helping support the evolving grape and wine industry in the Midwest, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.
  • VitisGen2 Launched in September 2017 to expand on work from the first VitisGen project, the VitisGen2 project is a multi-institution research collaboration funded by the USDA-NIFA Specialty Crop Research Initiative for the development of new grape varieties

Grape Growing Resources