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
MN-UN: What is your favorite gift/gadget to give, or receive?
JB: Chris’s Stuff Insulated Wine Clutches!
MN-UN: We recommend stopping by Next Chapter Winery for…
Their Holiday Social (Wine, Beer, and Food Pairing) on December 16th, and New Year’s Eve Gala on December 31st.
You can visit next Chapter Winery at 16945 320th Street in New Prague, MN or online at NextChapterWinery.com
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