Posts Written OnMay 08, 2013

Sheldrake Point’s Madill Joins Team at Red Newt Cellars Too

Bob Madill pouring barrel samples for a customer at Sheldrake Point

Bob Madill, one of the founders of Sheldrake Point Vineyards on Cayuga Lake, has accepted a new role as Wine Director of Red Newt Cellars on Seneca Lake. Madill, the longtime general manager at Sheldrake, says he will perform duties for both operations. At Red Newt, Madill will oversee the wine program from the tasting room to the restaurant, and already there are changes. Madill wants to take advantage of Red Newt’s extensive wine library, which contains dozens of older Finger Lakes wines, some more than a decade old. To combat the consternation some diners might have when it comes…

Event: Celebrate Mother’s Day with Roanoke on Love Lane


Roanoke Vineyards realizes that there’s nothing a mother deserves more than a good meal and some good wine.  In this spirit, they are hosting a Stroll Down Love Lane this Friday evening, May 10, in celebration of Mother’s Day. The wining and dining will get off to a proper celebratory start at The Mattituck Florist with some bubbly, in the form of Wolffer’s 2008 Sparkling Blanc de Blanc, Brut.  After that The Village Cheese Shop will offer a variety of savory pairings with the aid of two of Roanoke’s wines.  The 2011 The Wild! Chardonnay will be served with prosciutto…