Blue Star Vineyard is owned and operated
by the Pankow family of Woodstock, Illinois. Jeff Pankow is the principle grower for Blue Star. He
has completed his course work in Viticulture and Enology through the Midwest
and Enology Science and Technology Alliance) Program at Missouri
State University. Jeff is trilled to be putting the course work into practice
at Blue Star Vineyard.
the beginning of 2012, Jeff was elected Northern Regional Director for the
IGGVA. His responsibility is to
attend monthly Board of Director meetings in Springfield and report back to the Northern Region membership. Jeff enjoys
working with the IGGVA and even had a recent meeting covered by
Midwest Wine Press. Click
here to view the online article.
We'd like to thank Scott Graham
of Fiddlers Green Photography for taking these portraits and prototype wine