About Minnesota Uncorked

“My favorite way to explore wine is clad in hiking boots, with a glass in my hand.”
-Lauren Voigt, Founder, Minnesota Uncorked

Lauren launched Minnesota Uncorked™  in 2016 as a passion project to share her love for wine. The project quickly gained a following and currently reaches over 5,500 cork-dorks monthly.

The project was founded on her interest in Minnesota’s growing wine industry, although topics covered here span a broad range of wine, food, and travel. She relishes getting to know the wine growers and winemakers behind the labels, and aims to inspire others to support small and family-owned wine businesses by sharing their stories here.

Lauren is also a Certified Wine Professional (CWP) through Saint Paul College and a student of Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), currently Level II Certified (distinction).

When she is not strolling through vineyards in Minnesota and beyond, she earns her wine budget as a marketing consultant in the wine industry.

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