Drinks Business – 3/4/2016
Bibendum adds Finger Lakes producer Forge Cellars to it’s U.S. portfolio, as British interest in American wine and dining increases.

ABC News – 3/16/2016
In a new development to the story of last year’s Long Island wine country crash that resulted in four fatalities, the truck driver met with DUI charges, limousine driver has been indicted on counts of criminally negligent homicide and other charges.

Suffolk Times – 3/17/2016
Southold Farm and Cellars is denied the zoning variance they would need to bring them into compliance and keep them in operation.

Westchester Magazine – 3/18/2016
Local publication assembles this Long Island dominated list of New York wines that they think you should be drinking. – 3/18/2016
Long Island restaurant group is applying for beer and wine service licenses at two of their Friendly’s locations…what are the odds on local product appearing?

Hudson Valley Wine – Spring Events
Pasta Prima Vino – April 16-17, 2016 – Fifteen Shawangunk wineries show off new and old vintages to be sampled with specialty pastas.
Rip Van Winkle Wine and Cheese Festival – May 7, 2016 – local wine, beer, cider and spirits are served up along side cheeses and baked goods on the shore of the Hudson River

Georges Classic Soccer Tournament – May 6-8, 2016
Adult soccer tournament returns to Niagara Falls to serve as a health care fundraiser and provide community fun, this year with local beer and wine tastings scheduled to help participants and spectators replace much needed electrolytes.