Syrah in Southold Farm + Cellar’s estate vineyard

This week we have well deserved recognition in the pursuit of healthy vineyards, potential deprivation, festival reports, and the important economic impacts of wine growing.


Wines and Vines – 8/4/2015
Cornell University’s leading grape pathologist, Wayne Wilcox was honored with Outstanding Achievement Award from the American Society for Enology and Viticulture-Eastern Section (ASEV-ES).

The Street – 8/6/2015
Oh the horror! Rosé shortage! Seems there’s not quite enough of the good pink wine to go around, on the east end of Long Island.

Newsday – 8/8/2015
A brief update on the changes at Roanoke Vineyards, which will close to the public to only service its club members.

Rochester Homepage – 8/9/2015
Big crowds and fantastic weather combined for a successful Finger Lakes Riesling & Craft Beer Festival with proceeds going to the Canandaigua YMCA and the New York Wine and Culinary Center.

Auburn Citizen – 8/9/2015
In Cayuga County, vineyards and wineries play an important part in the agritourism economy.

Utica Observer Dispatch – 8/10/2015
Oneida county gets a sizable boost to promote the region’s beer, wine, spirits and cider, to the tune of half a million dollars.


Wine Symposium of the Finger Lakes – August 21-22, 2015
Collaboration between Geneva Growth and Finger Lakes Wine Alliance, with support from the New York Wine and Culinary Center, Hobart and William Smith Colleges and the city of Geneva, lead to multiple educational and culinary events. A one Evan Dawson, will be the keynote speaker on the Saturday schedule.

Finger Lakes Wine & Food Calendar
Currently listed are events like sunset tastings at Thorpe Vineyards and twilight picnics at Hunt County Vineyards, Swedish Hill has a limited release party planned, and Anthony Road celebrates its 25th anniversary.