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From the Archives: Finger Lakes Growers Begin to Check for Damage to Vines Following Brutal Cold Snap

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Editor’s Note: On Thursdays — call them Throwback Thursday if you’d like — we’ll pull a story from the more than a decade of NYCR stories and republish it. This week’s jolt of frigid temperatures across New York — particularly in upstate New York — has those of us who care about and follow the wine and cider industries here worried about what damage was done. So, I thought posting this piece from January 2014 seeme appropriate.  On Saturday, Steve Shaw of Shaw Vineyard spent about an hour carefully cutting buds from canes he pulled from his vineyard. It had been several days…

New York State Wine Outlet to Open in Shanghai, China

The first pallet of New York wine being prepped for shipment to Shanghai, China

Over the last 12-18 months the United Kingdom has emerged a potentially important market for New York — and other East Coast — wines. In fact, delegations from the Finger Lakes and Long Island are there right now for the 2012 London International Wine Fair. Now, more New York wineries than ever are looking even further east for new markets — all the way to China. A handful of wineries, including Channing Daughters Winery, Lieb Family Cellars and Pindar Vineyards, already sell or have sold wine in China. But, later today, Empire State Cellars, the New York-only tasting room and shop in Riverhead,…

News Brief: Shaw Vineyard Selects Elmira Distributing: Shared Focus on Buy Local, Sell Local

By Melissa Dobson, Finger Lakes News Correspondent A shared passion and commitment to the "buy local, sell local" mindset brought Shaw Vineyard to select Elmira Distributing as its new distribution partner.  Shaw Vineyard has a reputation for high-quality wines across their entire line and owner Steve Shaw is happy to be in the company of other wineries in Elmira Distributing's portfolio.  Elmira Distributing represents a handful of Finger Lakes wineries, including Atwater Vineyards, Castel Grisch, Sheldrake Point Vineyards and now Shaw Vineyard. Both Shaw and his son, Steve Shaw Jr., respect the roots and good record that Elmira Distributing has…