Cabernet franc in Shinn Estate Vineyard

Plenty of positive opinions about New York wines coming from the ‘powerful’, the trendsetters, the neighbors, and those that are new to the beverage scene.

Grape Collective – Archive 4/1/2015
Almost three years on from super storm Sandy’s unwelcome visit, the Red Hook Winery in Brooklyn is still rising.

Gotham – 4/30/2015
“Power Women of New York” share their favorite wine selections…and Wölffer Estate is the #drinklocal  go-to for this crowd.

Cornell Daily Sun – 4/30/2015
A “Toast to the Finger Lakes” a young consumer’s view of the libations that the FLX region offers.

Auburn Citizen – 5/1/2015
The frigid winter may be gone but some signs still linger as many vines remain un-pruned while folks wait to see how much new growth will appear.

Westfield Republican – 5/1/2015
Local publication shows pride for its local Johnson Estate with claims as the oldest estate winery in New York.

TruthOut – 5/2/2015
One resident’s view of the decision between vines and natural gas on Seneca Lake “Wine Over Brine”.

Gotham – 5/4/2015
New York ‘power sommeliers’ show the love for local New York wines as well.

Lake Erie Wine Trail Wine and Cheese Weekend May 15-17, 2015
$35 ticket good for all three days, 25 wineries, tastings and food pairings at each, Yancey’s Fancy Cheeses, and a $5 wine voucher…sounds like a deal.

Adirondack Food & Wine Festival June 27-28, 2015
First time event with annual plans…details are starting to shape up and vendors being listed.