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Weekly New York Wine News — February 23, 2015

The winter view of Seneca Lake from Atwater Estate Vineyards

NEWS Syracuse.com – 2/19/2015 Wine review: Tasting Swedish Hill’s award-winning pinot grigio (Video). Poughkeepsie Journal – 2/19/2015 New York State ranks as one of the biggest producers of grapes and apples in the country again this year. Democrat & Chronicle – 2/20/2015 Fermentation and Distillation businesses are booming in the Rochester region, but is still a fraction of it’s historical peak. Daily Voice – 2/20/2015 Wine Doing Good – Wine Tasting Dinner in Tarrytown raises $300,000 for Food Bank. Wine Spectator – 2/20/2015 James Molesworth releases his comprehensive 2014 report scoring of more than 200 Finger Lakes wines. Troy Record – 2/21/2015 Industry…

Finalists Announced for NYCR 2011 New York Beers of the Year Tasting

NYCR_2011_BOTY

By Julia Burke, Beer Editor On behalf of the NYCR Beer Team, I’m proud to announce that our “Beers of the Year” program has grown to ten nominees this year.2011 was a huge year for growth and exciting change and we are thrilled to recognize these outstanding breweries, scattered all over the state, for crafting some amazing brews. The following beers represent numerous styles (and riffs on styles), brewing philosophies, techniques, and ingredients but all demonstrate a commitment to quality that makes us proud to say we’re from New York. Western New York breweries: Southern Tier Brewing Company XXIPA Southern…

October 24: Wine Dinner at Blond Restaurant with Castello di Borghese

Next Tuesday night at 8 p.m., Blond Restaurant and Bar in Miller Place, NY will be hosting A Fall Sensation Celebration with the wines of Castello di Borghese. The evening includes a six-course dinner prepared by Blond’s owner and executive chef, Samih Nelovic and entertainment by Walter Finley and accomplished acoustic singer/songwriter. This restaurant is about two miles from our house, but we haven’t been there in years — at least three or four. The last and only time we were there we thought the food was good, but overpriced and the service was just okay. But, I hear that…