Photo courtesy of Shinn Estate Vineyards

New York weekly wine news with mentions of local products from across the globe and our own backyards.

Otago Daily Times – 7/7/2015
Half way around the world and in the southern hemisphere, upstate NY wine country is a recommended destination.

Vietnam Briefing – 7/7/2015
We knew that Finger Lakes Riesling goes well with south-east Asian cuisine, but the pending Pacific Free Trade agreement would significantly reduce NY wine tariffs in Vietnam.

Finger Lakes Times – 7/8/2015
Wine Symposium of the Finger Lakesthird annual AVA Riesling Challenge winners announced.

Examiner – 7/12/2015
The New York Grape and Wine Foundation is enlisting consumers to help motivate more restaurants to carry NY wines on their lists through an innovative program.

Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival – Saturday and Sunday, July 25 & 26, 2105
The 14 wineries of the Shawangunk Wine Trail and other top Hudson River Region wineries gather for the 20th Annual Bounty of the Hudson Wine & food Festival hosted this year at Benmarl Winery Marlboro, NY.

Western New York Home Wine Competition – August 15, 2015
Cornell Cooperative Extension hosts an amateur wine competition at the Niagara County Fair.