Photo via Peter Becraft, winemaker at Anthony Road Wine Company
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 able to resist the siren call of Finger Lakes Riesling and Long Island Merlot.
Albany Times Union – 3/22/2015
Dr. Konstantin Frank wins again. This time taking gold and being selected as “Best Riesling” at the Monterey, CA wine competition. Dr. Frank Gruner-Veltliner also scored well as did wines from Penguin Bay and Swedish Hill.
El Primero! Bedell Cellars to host first-ever Spanish-language barrel tasting
April 12, 1:00-2:30PM – “As we all know, there is a lot of Latino help in the vineyard,” Seferino Cotzojay (assistant winemaker), a Guatemala native who began working at Bedell in 2005, said. “I think it’s time to start educating the Latino community about tasting wines and matching them with food.”