Due to a production glitch, the weekly news bites did not get posted last week, so here they are along with some fresh messages from the world of New York made beverages.
Trashing the Finger Lakes?
Three angles on the potential train loads of NYC refuse that could be destined for wine country landfills.
Time Warner Cable – 10/19/2015
Riesling may be the darling today, but the Grape Discovery Center in Chautauqua County heralds the history of Concord in this “Grape State of New York” video report, the first in a series.
Ithaca Journal – 10/22/2015
Cornell’s Stocking Hall is rededicated after renovation and will provide state of the art training for a new generation of winemakers and food scientists.
Hudson Valley Network – 10/23/2015
High quality video production tells the story of why craft beverage makes Ulster County of New York a special place to taste.
Grapes of the Hudson Valley – Book Signing – Friday, November 6 – The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza, Guilderland, NY
Stephen Casscles will be on hand to talk about his new field guide and to taste some wines made from heirloom grape varieties in the Hudson Valley
Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival – Saturday November 8th – Ellicottville, NY
12th annual gathering at Holiday Valley lodge with 30 wine and brew producers attending and three musical performances planned.
Natural Winemakers Dinner – Tuesday November 17th – The Farm on Adderly – Brooklyn, NY
Five-course dinner paired alongside wines from the Finger Lakes and Catskills and joined by winemakers Andrew & Jennifer from Eminence Farm Road Winery and Debra & Kim from Bloomer Creek Vineyard.