Posts Tagged“competition”

Weekly New York Wine News — April 11, 2016

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Photo credit: Nancy Irelan, Red Tail Ridge NEWS Wines & Vines – 4/4/2016 Interview tells more about Samuel Filler, incoming Director of the New York Wine and Grape Foundation. Democrat & Chronicle – 4/6/2016 Holly Howell is ‘researching’ wining wines from the Finger Lakes International Competition and takes a shine to Thirsty Owl’s Diamond. Al Jazeera America – 4/7/2016 Hazlitt Vineyards featured in this report about the ongoing dispute over gas storage facilities on Seneca Lake. Examiner.com – 4/9/2016 Bill Dowd gives kudos to Adirondack Winery’s Meritage blend which went Platinum at the Critics Challenge. EVENTS Honoring the Hands: A…

Weekly New York Wine News — January 18, 2016

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Vidal ice wine harvest for Arrowhead Spring Vineyards (photo via Arrowhead Spring Vinyeards) NEWS NorthForker – 1/4/2016 Upstart Southold Farm + Cellar gets a 93 point review from the Wine Enthusiast. WHCU Radio News – 1/12/2016 Heron Hill Winery pledges to help save and protect the rare white deer of Seneca Lake. Brandon Sun – 1/13/2016 Associated Press piece about winter finally coming to facilitate the Finger Lakes Ice Wine harvest Spotlight News – 1/16/2016 Long time Capital District area wine and spirit shop, changes location in Delaware Plaza and plans to offer an even larger selection of New York…

Weekly New York Wine News — August 24, 2015

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Cabernet Sauvignon Verasion at Sawmill Creek Vineyards Fall festivals are starting to fill the calendar, while conferences and competitions have been under way. More legal support for local producers, help with marketing, and feedback on the destination that New York has become. NEWS Star Gazette – 8/11/2015 Field report from the New York Wine & Food Classic where judges evaluated the annual crop of the state’s wines as the industry continues to grow. Time Warner Cable News – 8/14/2015 Annual Wine Bloggers Conference was held in Corning, NY to scratch the surface of the Finger Lakes’ depth…and is the main…

Weekly New York Wine News — July 13, 2015

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Photo courtesy of Shinn Estate Vineyards New York weekly wine news with mentions of local products from across the globe and our own backyards. NEWS Otago Daily Times – 7/7/2015 Half way around the world and in the southern hemisphere, upstate NY wine country is a recommended destination. Vietnam Briefing – 7/7/2015 We knew that Finger Lakes Riesling goes well with south-east Asian cuisine, but the pending Pacific Free Trade agreement would significantly reduce NY wine tariffs in Vietnam. Finger Lakes Times – 7/8/2015 Wine Symposium of the Finger Lakes’ third annual AVA Riesling Challenge winners announced. Examiner – 7/12/2015 The New York Grape…

How to Impress Outsiders: Open Your Cellar, Wow Them at Lunch and Stay Open Late

Chris O'Gorman of Merryvale Vineyards judging the FLIWC last weekend. By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Correspondent When you host guests, I wonder if you do what my wife and I do. We take the opportunity to clean the house and put our most sparkling foot forward. If a guest happens to believe the house is always so pristine, all the better. But shoving all the clutter in the closet is one thing; honoring your guests by using the finest dishware and opening your finest wines is quite another. And that, essentially, is what a handful of savvy Finger Lakes wineries did…