Category Archives: 2. Wineries

Holiday Winery Happenings

It’s been well over a month since I’ve posted but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy on the wine trail. Just before Christmas, my girlfriend Katy and I visited two wineries, Deer Run on Conesus lake and Ventosa Vineyards … Continue reading

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Of Course There’s Time to Stop At a Winery

I found myself on the road again this past weekend, this time to New Jersey for some personal business. I had to be in Newark the first thing Monday morning so I decided to drive to Scranton Pennsylvania Sunday night … Continue reading

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A Lazy Saturday Afternoon in Naples

It was a lazy, dreary, Saturday afternoon. Katy’s daughter Megan was in town for the weekend and we were looking for something to do with her and her brother Tom. We discussed taking a drive somewhere to see the remaining … Continue reading

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A day with the winemaker at Kings Garden Vineyards

A few weeks ago, my girlfriend Katy and I attended the Canandaigua Wine Walk. Some of the things I enjoy about events like this, other than tasting wine, are learning about new wines and wineries, meeting people, and getting an … Continue reading

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Seneca Lake Summer Music and Wine

Music and wine seems to have been the theme in the Finger Lakes this past month. For me, it started with a Wednesday night trip with some friends to Geneva and Ventosa Vineyards to hear Sarah and Joe Mull perform … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend – Part II

Memorial Day weekend wrapped up with a laid-back Monday. It was nice having the day off from my rent paying gig so I could sleep in a bit and enjoy the afternoon with my girlfriend Katy. We decided to buy … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend – Part I

It’s been unusually warm in the Finger Lakes this Memorial Day weekend. It seems more like mid July than the end of May. I wonder what impact this hot, dry weather will have on the grapes and the quality of … Continue reading

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The best of plans…

Sometimes the best of plans never seem to work out the way you envision them. If you’re lucky, they turn out better than you could have imagined. When planning a trip to New York for my daughter’s college graduation, I … Continue reading

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Casa Larga Vineyards – Rochester’s Suburban Winery

I’ve lived in the Rochester area for twenty six years and have been visiting Finger Lakes wineries for twenty four of those years but yesterday was the first time I had visited Casa Larga Vineyards for a wine tasting. Casa … Continue reading

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Seattle Wine Tour (When perception and reality meet)

My girlfriend and I were recently in Seattle. She had to attend a business meeting and I tagged along as baggage handler and tour guide. We decided to add a couple of days on to the end of the trip … Continue reading

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