Sunday, March 19, 2006

Finger Lakes Wine News & Notes

-- I attended some portions of the Wineries Unlimited trade show last week. My thanks to Richard Leahy of Vineyard & Winery Management magazine for his hospitality. Here is a good wrapup of the event by Sandra Silfven of The Detroit News. A lot of Finger Lakes winemakers were on hand and the keynote speech by Ernst Loosen, Decanter's Man Of The Year, was about the New Rise of Riesling around the world.

--Jeff Richards new wine column is about the upcoming Golden Nose event presented by the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. A certain blogger may be in attendance.

-- Here is a good article on the similarities of Italy's Tuscany region to the Finger Lakes.

--Here is a good article on the wine industry boom in the Finger Lakes.

--Sheila Livadas' current winery profile is about Arbor Hill Grapery located on the west side of Canandaigua Lake.

-- The new Spring "Life In The Finger Lakes" magazine is now out with good articles on Letchworth State Park and notable women from the Finger Lakes, as well as their usual awesome photography.

-- There's an interesting wine harvest diary at

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