VinePair regularly reviews wines from around the world, and in their recent “10 Best” list of Rieslings over and under $30, half of the wines come from the Finger Lakes! Click the link to read more: https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/best-riesling-2023/

In the Wine Industry Network Advisor, Kathleen Wilcox talks to a number of wineries around the country including a number of Finger Lakes wineries including Wagner Vineyards, Keuka Lake Vineyards, Lakewood Vineyards, and Atwater Vineyards about their interest in and commitment to hybrid grapes. Click the link to read more. https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2023/09/26/time-to-shine-a-second-honeymoon-for-hybrid-grapes?fbclid=IwAR3D7frWP06ASzU9I6uRdiv1hGibcdkPqkXMMNAVwL8EEHfS4FgyMaOs38Y

Early bud breaks, late-season frosts and heavy rainstorms have challenged growers across the state, but they remain hopeful as harvest gets underway. Read more from Maiah Johnson Dunn at Decanter here: https://www.decanter.com/wine-news/harvest-2023-forecast-for-new-york-state-510952/

While any wine region can be a viable place to live, certain ones are particularly ideal for retirees. Wine Enthusiast highlights the Finger Lakes and others as the best wine regions to retire in if your ideal lifestyle involves more glass-swirling than golf. Click the link to read the full article: https://www.wineenthusiast.com/culture/travel/best-wine-regions-to-retire/  

Wine Searcher chats with wineries around the country about a grape the Finger Lakes has long known and loved. Meaghan Frank from Dr Konstantin Frank discussed the grape from a Finger Lakes perspective: “We are investigating specific clones for planting over the next five years,” she says. “Riesling is the flagship white of the Finger…

“Chilled reds are hot right now. For the past several years, wine lovers have been embracing this light, quaffable style, and the category continues to grow and evolve. I mean, who wouldn’t want to cool down a juicy red wine during a hot summer like this?” VinePair includes Toast Winery’s 2021 Cabernet Franc in a…

“July is going out with a scorcher of a heat wave. Are you fully prepped? Your survival gear should include a pool or other means to access the water, a fan (or two, with hand maidens to help) and this liquid refreshment”;  Forbes provides a great suggestion of wines for summer, including the 2021 Estate…