Photo courtesy Macari Vineyards

Some love for local agriculture and its workers, change afoot in Niagara, positive change at the classic, and annual festivities party on.

The Citizen – 7/21/2015
New York Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, writes an Op-Ed on why the Finger Lakes one of the premier viticulture regions in New York and the country.

Help Wanted – 7/19/2015
Niagara Wine Trail Executive Director position posted on Craigslist Buffalo then pulled. Still posted on a job listing site.

Albany Times Union – 7/25/2015
Women tilt the balance at the judges table for the first time at the New York Wine & Food Classic competition.

Hamptons – 7/25/2015
Winegrowers host benefit event to raise funds for the health care of Long Island agricultural workers.

North Forker – 7/25/2015
Photos from Sparkling Pointe celebrating it’s 6th annual Carnaval event and the release of it’s easy-drinking, summer red blend.

Glorious Garlic Festival – August 1-2, 2015 – Penn Yan, NY
Fox Run Vineyards hosts the 23rd annual garlic festival and celebrates the “other potent harvest” in the Finger Lakes with educational seminars, music, food and drink.