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Trade Journals

Illinois Fruit and Vegetable News, a newsletter for commercial growers of fruit and vegetable crops.

Practical Winery and Vineyard is the best industry journal for useful information that you can take into your vineyard. It has a West Coast bias but very informative articles.

Wine and Vines contains industry news plus vineyard and winery articles from across the U.S.

Vineyard and Winery Management covers grape growing and wine making stories from mostly an Eastern U.S. slant.

Vineyard Supplies

Multiple wholesaler quotes in one place
New York, NY
MDT & Associates
Robbinsdale, MN

Midwest Vineyard Supply
Decatur, IL

Orchard Valley Supply
North Carolina

SF Organics
certified organic fish fertilizer
Fulton and Thomson, Illinois

Spec Trellising
Ivyland, PA

Grape Vines

Great River Vineyard and Nursery
Source for American Hybrids
Double A Vineyards
Source for American Hybrids



Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association Is the premier statewide grower and winemaker organization. Anyone with more than a hobbyist interest in Illinois wine will want to be involved.
Upper Mississipppi River Valley American Viticulture Area
 In June 2009, the Upper Mississippi River Valley (UMRV) American Viticulture Area (AVA) was established by the U.S. Government. The AVA is the largest in the U.S and includes the driftless, or bluff-lands, regions of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois. The UMRV AVA boundary represents 32 wineries and 445 vineyard acres. For more information about the AVA: 
Northern Illinois Wine Trail
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