Dr. Konstantin Frank co-op grape grower, Ohio Wine Hall of Fame, Lake Erie AVA, Conneaut
Tourism and Travel | Viticulture and Oenology
The passing of Dr. Konstantin Frank, “the pioneer of vinifera growers in the East” is announced. Arnie shares some of his Dr. Frank stories.
New white oak barrels crafted from trees on Markko’s property are incorporated into the wine production process. The barrels are expected to produce “a more delicate and subtle flavor than oak found from other regions.”
Kinkopf’s Old Mill Winery in Geneva opens.
Character of each vintage highlighted.
New Releases: 1983 Cabernet Sauvignon, 1983 Chardonnay, 1984 Riesling, and Ohio’s first commercial bottling of a Pinot Noir.
Cabernet Sauvignon: 1979-1983
Pinot Noir: 1983
Covered Bridge: Picnic White and Picnic Red
Markko Vineyard(1985). No. 16, The Gadding Vine and Wine List, Fall 1985. Markko Vineyard Documents. Paper 12.