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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Finding the perfect grape ... for Wyoming

 

October 15, 2020

COURTESY/Lyle and Shelley Spence

Around 200 pounds of grapes are ready to be steamed and pressed for juice. The darker varieties are Valiants and Frontenacs while the green berries are Edelweiss.

WORLAND - If you could list all the agriculture grown in Wyoming and the Big Horn Basin, grapes likely would not make the list. The climates of Napa Valley and Bordeaux grapes are better suited for vineyard. However, you might be surprised to learn that grapes not only can be grown here in Wyoming but can thrive.

Worland's Lyle and Shelley Spence and others have proven as much. The Spences not...



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