Co-owner and winemaker Paul Brock pruning vines in the estate vineyard at Silver Thread Vineyard.

NEWS
Edible East End - 3/22/2016
Long Island vintners line up their 2013 reds for market, and believe that the vintage will be a long-lived one.

Albany Times Union - 3/28/2016
Capoccia Vineyards & Winery of Niskayuna, opens a wine lounge in downtown Schenectady to showcase its products as well as ciders from around New York state.

North Forker - 3/29/2016
NYCR Executive Editor Lenn Thompson pens a piece for the Long Island Wine Press in which he takes another look at Long Island Chardonnay.

Boston Globe - 3/29/2016
New book on Riesling in the Northern Hemisphere touts the virtues of this signature grape of the Finger Lakes.

Sacramento Bee - 3/29/2016
NY Rieslings score and Dr Frank stands out at SacBee competition with a spontaneous Double Gold Medal award.

Vine Pair - 3/30/2016
While the wine world comes to terms with climate change, New York growers take action and prepare for the possibility of increasing quality.

Forbes - 3/21/2016
A profile of Wölffer Estate Vineyard as the next generation steers the future in Sagaponack.

Free Beacon - 4/1/2016
Mercer’s Dairy is known for its wine ice cream and creates a flavor to support Hillary Clinton’s campaign as a response to Ben & Jerry’s “Bernie’s Yearning”.
*Not an April Fools joke…

Finger Lakes Public Radio - 4/1/2016
Peter Bell and other local winemakers gather to assess the state of their 2015 semi-dry Rieslings in an effort to uphold and increase wine quality.

WXXI News - 4/2/2016
The New York Wine and Grape Foundation has selected a new Executive Director to begin a year-long transition to new leadership.

EVENTS
Buffalo Wine Festival - April 16, 2016
Taste from 30 wineries and do some gift shopping with local businesses. Sign up to win limousine service to and from the event.

Adirondack Food & Wine Festival - June 25-26, 2016 - Lake George
The second year of this event, organizers expect to double the number of vendors and attendees.

Finger Lakes Riesling & Craft Beer Festival - August 6-7, 2016 - Canandaigua
Seminars, arts, crafts, farmers markets, wine and beer all while raising money for the local “Caring for Kids” campaign.