Posts Written OnNovember 05, 2008

More Finger Lakes Riesling Invades California

The following is a guest post from Bob Madill, owner of Sheldrake Point Vineyards and Chair of the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance, who recently attended Copia's RieslingFest 2008. Nothing like picking a few Finger Lakes rieslings to showcase in Napa, California at Copia.  What a novel idea.  A Riesling festival in the heart of Cab land. So on behalf of the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance (FLWA) country mouse traveled to Napa lugging cases of wine to pour at RieslingFest on October 19, 2008. Ten dry Rieslings from 2007 and all awarded a Wine Spectator score of 84+. Copia, the "non-profit…

Hudson Valley Wine Bar to Open at Albany International Airport

I just read this morning that a new Hudson Valley Wine Bar will be opening at Albany International Airport. I haven't been able to dig up any further information about it like who is running it, what wines will be available, etc. but this is a great thing. I think that every regional airport should have a wine bar that offers the wines (and beers) made in the neighborhood. If anyone flies into or out of Albany, stop by and let me know how it is.