Posts Tagged“new york”

Weekly New York Wine News — November 30, 2015

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Photo at Mcari Vineyards courtesy of Corin Hirsch NEWS Forbes – 11/24/2015 While we may not advocate using wine as an investment vehicle, we agree that the smart money is spent on New York products. Style Blueprint – 11/24/2015 Hip wine shop in Nashville picks Forge Cellars Riesling as a splurge in their list of holiday wine suggestions. Finger Lakes Times – 11/27/2015 Direct funding from the USDA will help the New York Grape and Wine Foundation expand marketing efforts on an international scale. Penfield Post – 11/27/2015 Finger Lakes Community College students and a full-spectrum wine making education from…

Weekly New York Wine News — November 23, 2015

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Photo courtesy of Nancy Irelan, Red Tail Ridge NEWS Finger Lakes Wine – 11/15/2015 Meet the new Finger Lakes winemaker Nova Cadamatre, who comes from a big wine business to her own small winery. Leisure Group Travel – 11/18/2015 Canandaigua gets recognition as a well rounded tourist destination with wine and food at its hub. Henrietta Post – 11/20/2015 Finger Lakes Community College wine program is up and running in style, and will soon be producing commercial products made by students. Buffalo News – 11/20/2015 Five upstate NY wines to pair with the feasts…all under $20. WCAX – 11/20/2015 The…

Weekly New York Wine News — November 10, 2015

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Fall in the vineyard (photo via Shinn Estate Vineyards) NEWS Facebook – 11/4/2005 Lakewood Vineyards in Watkins Glen, have broken ground for a sizable increase in winery and tank space. Ithaca.com – 11/7/2015 A wine summit of a different sort, Frontenac Point hosted a gathering of Finger Lakes food and wine pioneers to discuss the past and future of the region. Auburn Citizen – 11/9/2015 Six Mile Creek Vineyard in Ithaca is under new ownership with plans to add sparkling wine and rum to the program. News Editor notes that this happens to be the first establishment in the region…

Weekly New York Wine News — November 2, 2015

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Glacier Ridge Vineyard pinot noir being pressed at Red Newt Cellars (Photo by Kelby Russell) NEWS PV Solar Report – 10/26/2015 The Finger Lakes Wine Region was recently named Solar Champion by a photo voltaic industry association in recognition of its energy initiatives. Albany Times Union – 10/26/2015 Something is rotten on the east end of Long Island, and the folks at Wolffer could not be happier. Poughkeepsie Journal – 10/27/2015 Recommendations to visit the Niagara Wine Trail on New York’s border with Canada where the slopes are growing remarkable wine. Finger Lakes Wine – 10/27/2015 12 Questions with Paul Hobbes…

Weekly New York Wine News — October 19 & 26, 2015

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. NEWS Albany Times Union – 10/15/2015 A closer look at some of the quotes, changes, content and feedback coming from the recent Governor’s summit on New York adult beverages. Ithaca Journal – 10/16/2015 Solar Investment tax credits have helped vineyards and wineries to lead the way in a clean energy future, but credits are scheduled to dry up at the end of 2016. NorthForker – 10/16/2015 Long Island…

Weekly New York Wine News — October 13, 2015

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Merlot photo courtesy of Roanoke Vineyards Summit news and short lists this week as harvest hits the half-way point and the wine is starting to settle in the barn. NEWS Cool Hunting – 10/5/2015 Wolffer Estate featured as a hallmark of living the Hampton’s lifestyle. Cornell Veraison to Harvest – 10/9/2015 Regional harvest report, learning on Long Island, and a fine example showing the effect of lateral clusters on wine quality. Capital New York  – 10/7/2015 The summit is not just vine and brew, there’s other drink out there, it’s true. The NY spirits sector, is on a hot vector, and…

Weekly New York Wine News — October 6, 2015

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Cider continues to surge, a couple of sad passings, new and mature wine trails and news of New York wines in the other 49 states… NEWS WHAM – 9/16/2015 Casa Larga co-founder Ann Colaruotolo recently passed away after an extended illness. Napa Valley Register – 9/17/2015 Dan Berger and Tom Wark talk hard cider, and upstate New York juice is found to be fascinating. Facebook – 9/28/2015 The Finger Lakes lose another long-time fixture at Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery, with the death of winemaker Stephen Whitlock. Crain’s New York Business – 9/30/2015 Opinion: New York Farm Winery legislation was a progressive boon to…

Weekly New York Wine News — September 28, 2015

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Image: Leon Millot harvest at Hid-in-Pines Winery’s Bordeaux Family Vineyard. Harvest has been in full swing and the wineries are now producing prodigious amount of carbon dioxide…don’t hold your breath though, most ferments have a long way to go. In the meantime, check out some recent news about the New York beverage scene from a lowly apple press to his high holiness. NEWS Seacoast Online – 9/24/2015 JoAnn Actis Grande touts riesling to her coastal constituency and her examples from Gunderloch Estate and Dr. Loosen in Germany were joined by Ravines and Dr. Konstantin Frank in the Finger Lakes. Cornell Extension…

Weekly New York Wine News — September 22, 2015

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Photo courtesy of Arrowhead Spring Vineyards Harvest is in full swing, all around the Empire State, and while many industry folks we know are way to busy to check the news, the consumers among us are still thirsty for information… NEWS Orbitz – 9/14/2015 The Finger Lakes makes this list of 10 great wine destinations that are not your Napa Valley standard. Wall Street Journal – 9/17/2015 Lettie Teague lauds the features of Cabernet Franc in a season of change, while Paumanok Vineyards and Bedell Cellars on Long Island serve as illustrations. WSYR-TV – 9/18/2015 Upstate New York is not just…

Upper Hudson Wines Smell Like Victory

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In 1777, the Battle of Saratoga was declared a decisive turning point in the struggle for American independence. Just a few miles from that pivotal ground, Victory View Vineyard slopes in three directions spinning from Southeast to Southwest situated along the local highway, NY State Route 40, and there they are firing warning shots that herald a new revolution in upstate New York agriculture. The site was selected because of its visibility from the road but it turned out to be a lucky choice because it turns out to be excellent for both air and water drainage. Mary and Gerry Barnhart have a…