Harvest has begun at Damiani Wine Cellars (Photo courtesy Damiani Wine Cellars)

Short week due to the holiday, so the news brief is brief…hope everyone enjoyed the weekend, and please feel free to contact us if you see a NY news story worth sharing.


Cornell Chronicle – 9/2/2015
Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett visits the New York State Fair to follow up on the university’s impact on state agriculture, and while she visited the wine tent and talked economics, someone let her drink a wine slushy.

Albany Times Union – 9/5/2015
Washington D.C. is scheduled to get a taste of New York food & beverages this week with Senate Agriculture Committee member Senator Gillibrand.

Craigslist – 9/6/2015
Somebody in San Francisco has 20 acres of agricultural land for sale just outside of Ovid, NY, get it while you can.

Democrat & Chronicle – 9/8/2015
The Finger Lakes harvest is under way, and everyone is hoping the warm dry weather will hold for a while longer.


Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival – September 12 – 13, 2015 – Rhinebeck, NY

Morristown Festival of Books – October 3, 2015
Join New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov as he caps off the festival with a discussion of “How To Love Wine”.

Finger Lakes Food & Wine Calendar 
Harvest parties are piling on fast, along with arts events, and special wine dinners…

Not a bad way to do the beach while summer is still with us.

Brunch wine day numero dos. #NYwine #niagara #riesling

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