Posts Written OnMarch 23, 2015

Op-Ed: It’s Time for Gender Equity in the Cellar (by August Deimel, Winemaker, Keuka Springs Vineyards)

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Photo credit: Meg Tipton (Editor’s Note: The following op-ed was written by August Deimel, winemaker at Keuka Springs Vineyard) Last month I attended an event celebrating the contribution of alumni from my undergraduate alma mater, St. John’s College, to the wine industry. During a panel discussion that was part of that event, a woman in the audience asked a question that seemed to catch the panel very much off guard. She asked why, of the seven people who were being featured that weekend, there was not a single woman. The panel searched half-heartedly for an answer, but the questioner went…

Weekly New York Wine News — March 23, 2015

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Photo via Peter Becraft, winemaker at Anthony Road Wine Company NEWS Syracuse.com – 3/18/2015 Early report from the floor of the Eastern Winery Expo held Tuesday through Thursday last week in Syracuse. New York Times – 3/20/2015 Walter Channing, Jr, highly accomplished vintner and artist has passed away after an impressive career. A New York wine pioneer who decided to plant Chardonnay in an old potato field in 1982. Inside Scoop SF – 3/20/2015 San Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné is saying goodbye to his work in California, and is moving back to New York…we are guessing he was not…