Sunday, January 29, 2006

News and Notes

-- Lenn at LennDevours Blog and at Long Island Press reviews Fox Run Vineyards 2003 Reserve Chardonnay.

--The New York Wine and Grape Foundation are preparing to move from Penn Yan into the new New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Does anyone know when the Center is scheduled to open?

--Looks like another successful Wine On Ice Wine Festival. I couldn't make it, but it sounds like it was a lot of fun.

--Winegeeks.com has created a Google map for the Finger Lakes wine region. It uses satellite imagery and you can zoom in on the map for more detail.

--It's Fiori month at Casa Larga Vineyards, a month-long celebration of Fiori Delle Stelle, their award-winning Vidal Ice Wine. See the Calendar of Events here.

--I just made plans to attend the Wineries Unlimited Wine Trade Show on March 12-15 in Lancaster PA. Finger Lakes wineries will be well-represented (see Program Guide) with seminars by Art Hunt from Hunt Country Vineyards, Chris Stamp from Lakewood Vineyards, John McGregor from McGregor Vineyards, John Santos from Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, Thomas Laszlo from Heron Hill, Peter Staltonstall from King Ferry Winery, Steve DiFrancesco from Glenora Winery, and Peter Bell from Fox Run Vineyards. I know many of the Finger Lakes winery owners and winemakers will be attending and I hope to be able to meet as many as possible.

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