BREAKING NEWS: Train Wreck Winery is pleased to announce “KATE” won Best of Show (red wine division) at the Iowa State Fair Commercial Wine Competition! Officials from the competition said, “Receiving the Best of Show award is not only a great achievement and testament to the quality of your wine, but we also feature and sell tastings of the four winning Best of Show wines at Grandfather’s Barn each day of the Iowa State Fair! This is an excellent opportunity to sell and showcase your wine to the thousands of Fairgoers who visit the Iowa Wine Experience in August.” The Iowa State Fair runs from August 10-20. All of us at Train Wreck Winery are pleased and proud to win this important distinction and invite you to visit the State Fair to try our wines and to stop by our Algona, IA tasting room on Friday and Saturdays (noon to 5pm).
We are very happy to announce two new retail partners have joined the Train Wreck Winery Team, making it even easier to find our wines near your home. Please welcome these new retailers to our family:
Dome Bait Shop (Ventura, IA)
HyVee (Keokuk, IA)
Kampen Foods (West Bend, IA)
We now have 185 retail partners across the state of Iowa where you can find Train Wreck Winery wines! If your favorite retailer isn’t listed here – http://trainwreckwinery.com/retailers/ – please ask the wine manager to carry our wines, and let us know.
We are very pleased to share that our Marquette (dry red wine) won a gold medal at the Mid-American Wine Competition held this past weekend. This competition is located on the campus of Des Moines Community College and hosts some the most recognized names in wine judging. We’re honored and very pleased with this gold medal.
The fundraiser at the Wilson Ave Hy-Vee (Cedar Rapids) supporting Four Oaks, a non-profit child welfare, juvenile justice, and behavioral health agency was a big success. By the end of the night more than $3,000 was raised for Four Oaks!
It was a real honor and pleasure to meet the young people at Four Oaks earlier in the day and we’re honored to have played a small part of the financial success of this important organization. Thanks to Brad and the team at the Wilson Ave Hy-Vee store for helping make this important event happen.
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Our winemaker, Steve Larson, was one of the featured midwestern winemakers for the Vin Village Radio program last fall. Give a listen to the recorded program. Listen: http://filesource.abacast.com/wsradio/vinvillageradio/070715/segment2070715.mp3