Finger Lakes Wine—-Hurrah!!!

Anyone who has been around for more than a few years knows that the quality of New York wines has improved dramatically, and consistently, among vintages and wineries. This is a tribute to the grape growers who focus on quality, … read more

Recent Awards for DELICIOUS wine!!

  Wine & Spirits August edition found lots of New York wines to love, starting with Hermann J. Wiemer 2011 Seneca Lake Cuvee Brut (94, the highest score of any of the “Year’s Best Summer Sparklers”) joined by Atwater 2010 … read more

Trip to Portugal in March 2017

Join Grapevine Country Tours with a 9 day trip to Portugal when the weather there is delightful and the Northeast is still snow covered. The emphasis is on wine and food of Portugal with a visit to see how corks … read more

Ship to Pennsylvania!!!

According to Jim Trezise of the New York Wine and Grape Foundation: Happily, this week brought some more good news about the business climate for our industry.  Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that a sales tax exemption on samples of beer … read more

Accolades from Wine Magazines

According to James Tresize at the New York Wine and Grape Foundation: Wine & Spirits magazine’s “Top 100 Values of the Year” included both Dr. Frank 2014 Semi-Dry Riesling (92*, $15) and Wagner Vineyards 2012 Cabernet Franc (88*, $15). Wine Enthusiast’s … read more

Beer News

Hops are in short supply because of increase in the popularity of craft breweries. Therefore, farmers throughout the region are coming back to this age old industry of growing hops. Hops are cone shaped plants that are grown on an … read more

Wine and Veggies—May 7, 2016

Seneca Lake Wine Trail is hosting a NEW event! This is one of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail’s newest wine and food pairing events. The member wineries will be preparing many innovative vegetarian dishes, and pairing them with their excellent wines. … read more