San Francisco Gate – 2/9/2015
American AgCredit Sweepstake Winemakers – Peter Weis gets the wine making props for the Dr. Konstantin Frank 2013 Semi Dry Riesling.

Democrat & Chronicle – 2/11/2015
Keuka Lake wines take top slots at the Florida State Fair International Wine Competition, Dr. Frank and Arbor Hill among other New York medal winners. – 2/14/2015
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards plans 30th anniversary celebrations throughout the 2015 season.

Examiner – 2/15/2015
Bill Dowd gets the scoop on the new release of the Herman J. Wiemer 2011 Blanc de Noirs sparkling wine the first in nine years.

Examiner – 2/15/2015
New York State 2014 fruit harvest reports are in and while the grape crop was down 9% from 2013 it was still a healthy one.

Wines & Vines – 2/16/2015
A Few Truths About Phenolics – Anna Katherine Mansfield, Assistant Professor of Enology at Cornell Department of Food Science publishes findings on red wine color, tannin and quality.

 Auburn Citizen – 2/17/2015
On this day in History – ten years ago New York state wines were already making a splash at the Florida State Fair.


Niagara Wine Trail Event Extended – cold and snow hampered travel so this coming weekend, you are still welcome to plan a visit.

Finger Lakes Food & Wine Calendar – chocolate and wine is always contentious, but sushi and Riesling at NYWCC sounds great, and the Sister Saturday Series at Glenora sounds interesting as well.