Photo courtesy of Roanoke Vineyards

Big win for NY wine retailers and a small win for small wineries, Boston nod for the Hudson Valley, and a festival change up on Canandaigua Lake.


Wine-Searcher - 6/17/2015
Overwhelming vote of support for Empire Wine in the New York State Senate, as the State Liquor Authority is barred from enforcing the shipping laws of other states.

Finger Lakes Times - 6/18/2015
Business of the Week: Anthony Road Wine Company is a family operation that has been growing grapes for 40 years and making wine for more than 25.

Auburn Citizen - 6/20/2015
Winery dogs are always popular with visitors, so how popular might wineries that welcome dog owners be? All 16 members of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail are pet friendly.

East Hampton Patch - 6/22/2015
New York Legislators reduce the administrative burden on the state’s smaller non-farm wineries.

Edge Media Boston - 6/22/2015
Hudson Valley named as a great east coast getaway for it’s cultural heritage, natural wonders, fine dining, and wine.


Finger Lakes Food & Wine Calendar
BBQ’s on the Keuka Lake Wine Trail and a Cherry Festival at Varick’s Winerythis weekend, while there is a Canandaigua Wine Walk on the Fourth of July.

Canandaigua Lake Festival of the Arts - July 24 - 26, 2015
A scramble is on to reorganize the waterfront festival after previous promoters moved the festival venue elsewhere. Now the two festivals will occur at the same time, while the Canandaigua waterfront festival will now be free to the public.