On the Road with the Grape Guy

Report from - Finger Lakes Winery Tour - July 20-22, 2007

29 Jul 2007

This summer I decided to re-visit the Finger Lakes region of New York – I had done it a few times before, most recently 3 years ago, but this time I was coming at it from a different vantage point:  that of a writer.  I was prepared to leave my prejudice (New York wineries serve only sweet wines and because of Americans love for sticky wines -as I had found my last few times thru) behind; and instead embrace the wine industry and base my finding on service, knowledge and of course, the wines served to me.  I packed up the car – loaded a few bottles of my Ontario favourites for nighttime sipping (just in case) and off I went.  I had two set stops on my agenda the New York Wine and Culinary Center on Canandaigua Lake (see Newsletter 63 – August 16, 2007) and the Fingers Lakes Wine Festival in Watkins Glen (separate On the Road article); other than that I was going to let the wind and recommendations of others take me where they wished ... (Read more)

Links you may be interested in after reading this article:

Lamoreaux Landing
Shalestone Vineyards
Lakewood Vineyard
Keuka Overlook
Ravines Wine Cellars

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