Spring at Macari Vineyards

Hudson Valley news Network – 4/13/2016
Recommendations on modernizing New York alcoholic beverage laws come down from the working group created in late 2015.

New York Upstate – 4/15/2016
Shmaltz’s Brewing celebrates 20 years of “Beer with Shtick” in the Capital District.

Examiner – 4/17/2016
William Dowd digs into the Wine and Grape Foundation archives to surface this list of states that receive shipments of New York wines, and the wineries who do the shipping.

New York Times – 4/17/2016
Cold-climate wine making continues to gain ground in upstate New York, while Victory View and Amorici Vineyards gain the attention of mainstream media.

Note:  See September 2015 NYCR piece about Victory View

Craft Beer and Wine Festival – April 23, 2016 – Springville, NY
A dozen Western New York brewers and vintners combine with multiple food vendors to kick off this first-time springtime event in Springville.

2013 Merliance Release Dinner & LIMA Scholarship Fundraiser – April 24, 2016 – Wölffer Kitchen, Sag Harbor, NY
New wine release dinner and LIMA benefit to raise money for Suffolk County students pursuing viticulture and oenology education at Cornell University.

Flights of Fancy Finger Lakes Wine Classic – May 14, 2016 – Penn Yan, NY
Penn Yan Rotary Club and the Yates County Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to organize a benefit for Rotary community efforts, and planning for this new event has already met with overwhelming positive response.