Did you know wine was discovered about 6,000 years ago in either Mesopotamia, Palestine/Israel or what is now called Georgia?

In indiana, the old art of winemaking is transformed into a casual event with a relaxed hoosier style.


  • Michiana Wine Festival - April 29, 2017 (12:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
  • Winzerwald Mai Fest - May 6, 2017 (1:00 PM - 12:00 AM)
  • Indy International Wine Competition - May 24, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Vintage Indiana - June 3, 2017 (12:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
  • Forks of the Wabash Uncorked - July 14, 2017 (5:30 PM - 9:00 PM)






The Purdue University wine grape team hosted a series of seminars at the Indiana Horticultural Congress. Through research and teaching, the team has helped more than 70 wineries produce more than a million gallons of wine annually, creating a $100 million statewide economic impact.
At many of Indiana’s wineries, a special variety of wine can be found on the shelves. Traminette, a white wine known for its floral and fruit characteristics, is made from grapes that thrive in the Midwest climate. It has been Indiana’s signature wine for eight years. Katie Barnett, wine grape marketing specialist at Purdue Extension, shared an update on Traminette with AgriNews.

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