Dr. Karl L. Wilker


Schl of Agri Sciences and Conservation
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Schl of Agri Sciences and Conservation
9740 Red Spring Road
Mountain Grove, MO 65711



PhD, 1986, The Ohio State University


Wine Appreciation for Consumers

Research and professional interests

  • Color stability of red wines made from grape varieties grown in Missouri
  • Winemaking
  • Distillation

Awards and honors

Dr. Wilker has won many awards for his winemaking and distilling for Mountain Grove Cellars:

  • 2007 – one bronze award
  • 2008 – three silver and two bronze awards
  • 2009 – seven silver and three bronze awards
  • 2010 – one gold, eight silver and five bronze awards