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Trout Springs Winery Attains Green Master Level Status in Sustainability
Nov. 11, 2021 ... We are thrilled to share this amazing and important news with you: The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council has recognized our sustainability efforts within its Green Masters Program.
We are the only winery in Wisconsin to achieve Green Master status.
From the press release: "Trout Springs Winery remains the “Gold Standard” for sustainability and carbon
reduction footprint in the state of Wisconsin (a whopping 68%).
Being sustainable is not just a catch phrase; they live it every day and implement actions instead of just words."
Read the entire press release here.
Sept. 13, 2021 ... Hear co-owner Steve DeBaker on Wisconsin Public Radio (here) discuss how The Wisconsin Ledge was established and how the Federal Government officially identified the region as a prime grape-producing location known as an American Viticultural Area. _________________________
Co-Owner Steve DeBaker AKA
TV's Retired Rambler
Watch Steve talk about things Wisconsin Ledge related on his monthly Retired Rambler segments (below) on WFRV-TV's Local Five Live.
Dec. 21, 2021 ... Documenting The Ledge: Filmmaker Dan Larson, who has produced a number of documentaries that help preserve and promote the Wisconsin Ledge (some of which have aired on PBS Wisconsin), joins Steve on this month's episode here.
Nov. 16, 2021 ... Venison Without the Hunt: Not a hunter but like the taste of venison? Dr. Sam Vinessi from Eaton Highland Red Deer Farm joins Steve with details here.
Oct. 19, 2021 ... Harvest Time: Get a closeup look at the winery and hear why the Wisconsin Ledge is such a great place to make wine here.
Sept. 21, 2021 ... Bees Please: Steve and beekeeper Garry Sydow talk about the importance of bees to our agriculture, wine included. Find out more here.
Aug. 17, 2021 ... Monument Dedication and Celebration Day: Please join us at Way-Morr Park on Saturday, August 21, at 10 am for the historic dedication of the Wisconsin Ledge AVA Monument. Celebrate all day at the winery after the dedication. Find out more here.
See earlier segments from 2021 here.