Jackie Brockway, daughter of Next Chapter Winery‘s founder Timothy Tulloch shared with us.
MN-UN: How would you describe how you got your start in the business?
JB: In the summers when I wasn’t teaching, I helped him plant the vines and run events. He hired me full time two years ago.
MN-UN: Of the wines you produce, which is your favorite & why?
JB: I adore our Frontenac Gris because though it is sweet and white, it is so incredibly smooth with great flavor profiles. I’m also partial to MN grapes.
MN-UN: Tell us about a wine or related product you have at Next Chapter?
JB: We make a Cranberry Burst wine that is out most popular wine year around which has become somewhat our signature wine. We’re also working on an ice-wine for this coming spring.
MN-UN: What is something about your business, that you wish more people knew?
JB: How unique Minnesota’s wineries are. Not only are we able to grow grapes in a climate that reaches temperatures below zero, but the winemakers are also constantly helping each other with various wine-making techniques. This industry works like a family, and not like competitive businesses.
MN-UN: What’s the best “bang for your buck” wine or cider (not made by you)?
JB: Millner Heritage Wine
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You can visit next Chapter Winery at 16945 320th Street in New Prague, MN or online at NextChapterWinery.com