Thursday, April 06, 2006

Finger Lakes News & Notes

-- A couple of Finger Lakes wineries did well in the Pacific Rim International Wine Competition.
Fulkerson Winery got a Gold for their 2004 Diamond (one of my favorites) and a Bronze for their 2004 Dry Riesling. Prejean Winery received a Gold for their 2004 Late Harvest Vignoles and a Bronze for their 2003 Chardonnay.

-- Sandra Silfven on winery trends at the Wineries Unlimited show.

--Get your tickets early for the Tierce release dinner at Red Newt on May 5th. I can't wait to try it.

-- The New York Wine & Grape Foundation honors Willy Frank with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

-- Don't forget Swedish Hill Winery and Goose Watch Winery are having their New Vintage Days celebration on April 15 & 16. Get first taste of their new vintages as well as discounts on select wines.

-- Meathead comes to Rochester.

-- Those crazy Polar Plunge people.

-- BellaOnline talks about Finger Lakes wine.

-- Here's a good update on The New York Wine & Culinary Center from Dowd's Wine Notebook.

-- Fill in the Blanc with Lenn Thompson at Wine Sediments.

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