Photo via Shinn Estate Vineyards

New York wines still sweeping up awards, a new winery restaurant, new winery owners, and a new association on the East End of Long Island — plus new things on the horizon in the Finger Lakes.

Albany Times Union - 5/18/2015
New York Wines take home close to 150 awards at the recent Tasters Guild International Wine Competition, including six Double Golds by unanimous vote of the judging panels.

New York Times - 5/20/2015
Found among a list of new resto action in the metro and Long Island look for WÖLFFER KITCHEN on Main Street in Sag Harbor.

Democrat & Chronicle - 5/21/2015
Wine of the week showing some love for a French-American hybrid wine that hits the summer sweet spot.

NorthForker - 5/21/2015
The 38-acre Mattituck property of Sherwood House Vineyards has been sold to a new owner but will keep operation and wine making plan intact.

Democrat & Chronicle - 5/22/2015
Catching up with Finger Lakes wine’s Venus Rising star Tricia Renshaw who’s new label will be released imminently.

Examiner - 5/23/2015
New York Senator Charles Schumer is urging the USDA to pony up with capital investment and build a replacement for the aging federal wine research lab in Geneva.

Riverhead Local - 5/26/2015
Seferino Cotzojay, assitant winemaker at Bedell Cellars launches Long Island Latino Vinters Associaton.

Brooklyn Uncorked
May 28, 2015
Sip wine from award-winning New York state wineries and nibble on delicious offerings from some of the most celebrated restaurants in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival
Saturday June 27, 2015 - Jamesport Vineyards
100+ wines for sample and purchase with lots of local bread, cheese and other snacks from Noah’s Restaurant with Jazz playing in the background.