Dr. Karl L. Wilker


Agriculture-Mountain Grove Campus

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Agriculture-Mountain Grove Campus
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