Cabernet Sauvignon Verasion at Sawmill Creek Vineyards

Fall festivals are starting to fill the calendar, while conferences and competitions have been under way. More legal support for local producers, help with marketing, and feedback on the destination that New York has become.

Star Gazette - 8/11/2015
Field report from the New York Wine & Food Classic where judges evaluated the annual crop of the state’s wines as the industry continues to grow.

Time Warner Cable News - 8/14/2015
Annual Wine Bloggers Conference was held in Corning, NY to scratch the surface of the Finger Lakes’ depth…and is the main reason why this news report was on hiatus.

The Suffolk Times - 8/14/2015
After 15 years and hundreds of columns Louisa Hargrave has filed her final wine article at this newspaper, and will be passing the torch.

Utica Observer Dispatch - 8/16/2015
A local view on the recent large grant made to Oneida county to help unite the promotion of local beverages and tourism in the region.

Oneonta Daily Star - 8/16/2015
Updated liquor laws level the playing field for producers across beverage sectors.

The Tennessean - 8/16/2015
New York wine region destinations factor into road trip diversions for one couple from Tennessee.

Democrat & Chronicle - 8/18/2015
Short list of the top honors are in from the New York State Fair Commercial wine competition, with Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards taking top prizes.

The Evening Tribune - 8/19/2015
State grant money went to help produce a New York Wine County guide as a 140 page supplement to Wine Enthusiast magazine.

Mashable - 8/21/2015
Two New York regions top this list of recommended destinations for those who want to celebrate the wine harvest.

Finger Lakes Times - 8/23/2015
Finger Lakes wine producers share wine and share knowledge alike at the annual wine symposium.

Savor the Finger Lakes - Ithaca, NY - September 3, 2015
A craft beer, cider and artisanal food experience to benefit “Healthy Food For All”

Red, White & Blues Festival - Fredonia, NY - September 11 - 12, 2015
20th annual festival of music and wine in Western New York.

CHEERS, NY! - Brooklyn, NY - October 3 - 4, 2015
First of a kind craft beverage festival to focus on on New York made beer, cider, wine and spirits.

Apple Festival & Craft Show - Goold Orchards, Castelton, NY - October 10 - 11, 2015
Annual autumn event adds a New York Wine tent to the array of offerings this year.