Minnesota couple's hobby turns into vineyardApril 5, 2010 - 9:20ambusiness/agriculture
PRESTON, Minn. -- When Dean and Lisa Erickson's children started to leave the nest, the rural Preston, Minn., couple decided they needed a hobby.
Dean's background in farming lead him to want to grow something.
After a year or two of research, that something ended up being grapes.
"We attended several wine tastings and asked wineries what kind of grapes they were looking for -- all of them told us Marquette," Lisa says.
In spring 2007,...