The lineup at Southold Farm + Cellar’s En Primeur 2015 last weekend.

Albany Times Union - 3/10/2015
New Bill supports Empire Wine sales and seeks to curb the power of the State Liquor Authority.

Press & Sun-Bulletin - 3/11/2015
Adult beverages sold for the first time at the Spiedie Fest in Binghamton with a specially dedicated tent to taste NY products.

The Vinguard - 3/13/2015
Long Island is rolling with acres of vineyards - this piece lauds the region as grown up and making sophisticated wines.

Stuart Pigott - Rielsing Global - 3/14/2015
Author of THE BEST WHITE WINE ON EARTH and intrepid Riesling advocate files yet another piece in an excellent multi-part post “A Finger Lakes Riesling Diary“.

NY Drinks NY
March is the month for the 4th annual celebration and education about NY Wine providing New Yorkers with opportunities to drink wines from their state with free in-store tastings, wine flights, and other events throughout the month. Event listings and videos at the official website.

21 Brix Winery Public Access to Cellar
Barrel and Tank sampling party, Saturday April 11th.
Winemaker Kris Kane will be hosting small private gatherings in the cellar…Prepaid reservations can be made by calling the winery directly at 716-792-2749. Tickets are $25 per person, $17 for wine club members.

Wine Gowing & Wine Making Courses planned at Millbrook Vineyards
Veteran winemaker John Graziano will lead an 8-part year long course that follows the cycle of seasonal tasks

Eastern Winery Expo Opens in Syracuse this Week
200+ exhibitors, two full day workshops and over 20 conference sessions, biggest wine expo on the right coast March 17 - 19.

Finger Lakes Times Food & Wine Calendar
Tapas on the Canandaigua Wine Trail, a Butcher’s wine dinner at Knapp, and bacon on the lake.