Photo courtesy of Shinn Estate Vineyards
Photo courtesy of Shinn Estate Vineyards

New York Wine News

Poughkeepsie Journal – 1/13/2015
Food, drink events worth a trip – Douglass Miller names Hudson Valley among his destination recommendations.

WXXI – 1/14/2015
Rieslings From The Finger Lakes Region Gaining National Attention – “Need to Know” host Hélène Biandudi Hofer is joined by David Mansfield, Owner and President of Three Brothers Wineries and Estates and Vinny Aliperti, Owner and Winemaker for Billsboro Winery.

NorthForker – 1/14/2015
Dean Babiar is new winemaker at Jamesport Vineyards – the 30-year-old winemaker said it was a taste of Jamesport Vineyards merlot and cabernet franc, given to him by his brother several years ago, that made him consider a career on the North Fork.

Democrat & Chronicle – 1/14/2015
N.Y. wines win national recognition – more on New York Wins at the San Fran Chronicle Competition.

NorthForker – 1/15/2015
Dr. Charles Smithen, co-founder of Sherwood House Vineyards, died last week. He was a generous, passionate man and will be missed.

Farm & Dairy – 1/15/2015
N.Y. continues to open new markets for agricultural economy – “…Taste NY was also created, and in a short amount of time has become one of the most effective marketing programs in New York State history.”

New York Times – 1/15/2015
Worth the Search – Eminence Road and Shinn Estates make the grade in Eric Asimov’s “20 Wines under $20” list.

Democrat & Chronicle – 1/17/2015
Not as much ice wine being made in the Finger Lake this year, but The Thirsty Owl Company harvests a bumper crop of a special kind.

Albany Times Union – 1/17/2015
Ken Girardin: Alcohol’s state of limits, Overreach by the state detrimental to business. Commentary on the New York State Liquor Authority actions against retailer Empire Wine.

Finger Lakes Times – 1/18/2015
Finger Lakes Wine Business Coalition joins three other groups in coalition seeking party status at legal issues conference concerning Seneca Lake gas storage plan.