Winter survival report, SLA angers some NY clients, Empire Wine draws ire of national wine wholesalers and the wine trail action is warming up…

Albany Times Union - 4/21/2015
Bizarre twists of NY State liquor law result in New York Times Wine Club no longer shipping to its New York State customers.

The Leader - 4/22/2015
Thoughts on the recent opening of the Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Production Center in Geneva.

Warwick Advertiser - 4/22/2015
Shawangunk Wine Trail launches new website at and adds more events to the annual schedule.

WHEC Rochester - 4/24/2015
Following up on the long cold winter - a visit at Casa Larga to see how well vines survived and if they will be ready to meet the increasing demand for Finger Lakes wine. (Video)

Troy Record - 4/25/2015
Joe Messina of Amorici Vineyards in Easton, NY is asked 5 questions about growing cold-climate wine.

Auburn Citizen - 4/27/2015
The Cayuga Wine Trail lays down the claim as the first such trail in the nation. 30+ years on, it is still going and growing with cider mead and spirits on the path as well.

Wine-Searcher - 4/27/2015
Wine wholesalers of America discuss the situation in New York with out-of-state shipments and, no surprise, they say it infringes on their traditional business structures.

Finger Lakes Times Food and Wine Calendar
Wine and Herb weekends coming up on Cayuga, wine and cheese weekend on Seneca, “meet the authors” book event May 2 at Anthony Road and Cinco de Mayo shaping up.