Photo Courtesy Leonard Oakes Winery

Cornell Viticulture and Enology - 12/31/2015
USDA Renews Funding for Northern Grapes Project led by Dr. Tim Martinson at Cornell with a grant of $2.6 Million to continue research and education activities that have reached an aggregate audience of several thousand people across 12 states. - 1/6/2015
A Winery grows in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Winery is planning to open a second location in the Crown Heights neighborhood late summer 2015.

Star Gazette - 1/7/2015
Techs who do IT support for Finger Lakes wineries, open a store “Odessa Wine and Spirits” selling only New York wines.

The Chronicle-Express - 1/9/2015
Rochester Institute of Technology study is close to completing the genetic profiling of Crown Gall disease in grapes and may be on the way to finding solutions that will help increase crop production.

Wölffer Estate - 1/9/2015
Long Island Wine Council has a new campaign to raise awareness, so next time you are in the train in NYC you may find yourself riding with LI winemakers like Roman Roth.

Albany Times Union - 1/11/2015
New York Rieslings stand out with Double-Golds at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition with Dr. Frank Semi-Dry a tie for “Best White Wine”, Coyote Moon’s cold climate Marquette the only NY non-Riesling to take Double-Gold.

Press Republican - 1/11/2015
Champlain Wine Company moves to a new Plattsburgh, NY location in cooperation with the Downtown Community and Visitor’s Center.

Virtual-Strategy Magazine - 1/12/2015
Long Island custom-crush facility, Premium Wine Group to invest in a big capital expenditure campaign to increase capacity and services.

Star Gazette - 1/7/2015
Not much of an ice wine harvest in the Finger Lakes this winter…weather a factor.

WIVB - 1/7/2015
When temperatures drop, local ice wine producers gear up.

WHAM13 - 1/7/2015
Temps putting a nice chill on ice wine harvest.

Buffalo City News - 1/9/2015
The cold truth about making ice wine.

Finger Lakes Times
Impressive list of local cheese makers and wineries pairing up February 28th, March 21st and May 15th, 2015
Seneca Lake Wine, Finger Lakes Cheese trails offer series of intimate events.

Lake Erie Wine Country
Winter Celebration of Ice and Specialty Wines to be held at the Grape Discovery Center in Westfield, NY 14787 on January 17th from 1PM - 5PM.

Shinn Estates
12th Annual Futures Wine Tastings and Dinners- January 31st and February 7th - tank and barrel samples of nearly a dozen wine plus cheeses, appetizers and a hearty winter stew.

Eminence Road Farm Winery
Big Winter Wine Dinner - Five course wine pairing dinner January 21st at Rose Water restaurant in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

Finger Lakes Grape Program
Grape Vine Pruning Workshop with Instructor Mike Colizzi to be held March 6th 9AM - 12PM at Anthony Road Wine Company, Penn Yan, NY