Wallace Winery

(319) 643-3000 5305 Herbert Hoover Ne Hwy
West Branch, IA 52358
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  • Vignoles

    Popular in northeastern and midwest regions of America, this white wine-producing hybrid produces an excellent desser...

  • Traminette

    This white wine-producing hybrid, a cross of Gewurztraminer and Joannes Seyve 23-416, produces excellent quality wine...

  • Gewürtztraminer

    History of the grape: Evidence of the parent Traminer grape can be traced back to the Middle Ages, in the Tyrollean A...

  • Chardonel

      Grape: Chardonel Color: White   Main Regions: New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio. ...

  • Chambourcin

    Little is known about the exact parentage of Chambourcin. It was a hybrid developed by Joannes Seibel in the Loire Va...

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

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  • Imagine the shock: That priceless vintage you acquired for your cellar – the one which induced the admiring glances of some of the richest men in America – is a fake, a sham. You're left with a worthless bottle of wine. Meanwhile, somewhere in the world, a criminal is using his sterling reputation to cloak a rather nefarious empire of false supe... Read More

    From the article Uncorking The Motives and Methods of Wine Fraud


  • Fruit fom Anapolis out in the True takes 2-1/2 hrs to get to Santa Rosa. Alder Spring vineyard is in Laytonville a good 5+ hrs from Sonoma. Hardy Wallace trucks fruit to SR from Sutter Creek, Redwood Valley and Santa Barbara. Halcon fruit is a 4hr truck ride from the winery. Adam trucks his fruit down from Oregon and up from SLH. Bedrock from Lo... Read More

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  • Made a trip to Pahrump Nevada today to play a round of golf with my friends at Mountain Falls GC. Amazing course! Rated #1 in Nevada and the #7 public course in America. Who would have thought a course that nice could be located smack dab in the middle of basically no-mans land.Because the trip is 45 minutes from Vegas, I decided to visit the wi... Read More

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  • I can probably count the number of winemakers that I have met on one hand.  Invariably, though, I would describe them as approachable, open, and gracious people.  They have consistently treated me with tremendous respect and actually listen to my questions or my opinions as if they have never heard them before.  Their responses are always detail... Read More

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  • This woman doesn't mind being an innovator. Debra Brenner, author of Women of the Vine, and her colleagues have organized the first Women of the Vine Global Symposium scheduled for March 12 to March 15 at the Meritage Resort in Napa Valley. “The Women of the Vine Global Symposium uncovers some of the personal, family and business dynamics of tod... Read More

    From the article Women's Wine Symposium Set for March


  • From my friend Hardy Wallace who is the wine maker for Dirty & Rowdy Family Winery. JD will remember when Hardy worked for Cathy Corison and we stopped by for a pretty cool tasting. But I digress... Hardy said in the email that he would be at Corison today and that if I was I the area it would behoove me to pay him a visit.I have been in the rig... Read More

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  • But I think Wallace did in fact give credit to Darwin and actually acted as his champion, since Darwin was sickly from his voyages and Wallace was healthy. He recognized the volumes of work Darwin had amassed. The bit about viruses is really interesting - I remember reading years ago that maybe DNA itself is largely the result of viruses. So tha... Read More

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  • I should give credit to Wallace as well.  Darwin sat on his observations for a very long time, both because he was scientifically very cautious and because he was concerned about the impact.  As a science junkie and former student of the history and philosophy of science, I ought to do better. Talk about thread drift! Read More

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  • Darwin was remarkable for taking the leap he did.No question that Darwin's leap was remarkable.  Equally of interest, though, was that a contemporary, Alfred Russel Wallace, independently came to the same conclusion about what we now call Natural Selection.  Darwin and Russel did correspond, and when he realized that Russel's observations were l... Read More

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  • While traveling through Napa Valley last month I noticed that all the Vineyards I visited had roses planted around their crops. They're planted and watched closely for any early signs of infestation on the land. They monitor the Roses closely and upon early signs of problems, protective measures are taken to make sure the grape vines receive a s... Read More

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  • Why did they build the Wallace Winery?

    Comment by 830640laughlinm471 830640 laughlinm471


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