Clara City: Hinterland opens the prairie to new possibilities
Just over eight years ago, Karin and Ron Koenen and their sons decided to grow their traditional corn and soybean farm in a way entirely new to the Chippewa County prairie.
They planted cold-hardy grape hybrids developed by the University of Minnesota in a vineyard on their working farm just outside of Clara City. They built a modern winery to turn these grapes into quality wines, and an attractive tasting room where visitors can join to discover them.
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