Cork or Screw Top?


Cork or Screw Top? When it comes to wine bottles, corks and screw caps have been engaged in a long-running battle to be the preferred closure method. Each has its pros and cons, and the debate rages on amongst winemakers, sommeliers, and wine enthusiasts.

2024-04-09T10:19:53-05:00April 1, 2024|News|0 Comments

Iowa Wine Grapes vs Vinifera


Iowa Wine Grapes vs Vinifera

Iowa’s continental climate is better suited to cold-hardy hybrid grape varieties like Frontenac, Marquette, and La Crescent than classic vinifera grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon or Chardonnay. Hybrids can better withstand Iowa’s extreme winter temperatures and wider summer temperature swings, while vinifera

2024-04-09T10:29:19-05:00March 1, 2024|News|0 Comments

Winemaking in Iowa


A Budding Wine Scene While Iowa may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of winemaking, the Hawkeye State’s wine industry is steadily growing and gaining recognition. Despite the challenges of a continental climate, Iowa’s winemakers are proving that delicious wines can

2024-04-09T10:19:04-05:00February 1, 2024|News|0 Comments

History of Lubben Vineyards


From Winemaking 101 to Passion The story of High Brow Wines began with Judy Lubben and her son DJ embarking on a journey of discovery and passion for winemaking. Their path to becoming vintners started with Winery 101 and Vineyard Management courses under the guidance of

2024-04-09T10:18:32-05:00January 1, 2024|News|0 Comments
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