Category Archives: 4. Events

New York State Fair – Pride of New York

Last November, I had the opportunity to attend the Pride of New York Harvest Festival at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. The event featured a bounty of food and agricultural products produced around the state including a wide … Continue reading

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My Second Finger Lakes Wine and Culinary Event at Lyons Mansion

Tonight I attended my second Finger Lakes Wine and Culinary Event at Lyons Mansion in Rochester. This event is sponsored by Jeff Arnold, founder of Discover Rochester and the Finger Lakes Destination and Wine Card. Chef Don Antinore co-hosted the … Continue reading

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A New York State Of Mind

The Pride Of New York Harvest Festival was held this past weekend at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. I was invited to attend by the the firm promoting the event so Katy and I decided to take a … Continue reading

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Canandaigua Wine Walk

Last Saturday was a cool, fall day.  I spent the morning doing chores around the apartment and was looking forward to going to the Canandaigua Wine Walk with Katy in the afternoon then heading over to Seneca Falls to meet … Continue reading

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Finger Lakes Wine and Culinary Event at Lyons Mansion

Since I’ve started my blog, I’ve had the opportunity to meet many people associated in one way or another with Finger Lakes Wine. I’ve met winery owners, wine makers, tasting room managers, tasting room staff, and every day people who … Continue reading

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Finger Lakes Riesling Festival

Cool, rainy weather might have kept patrons away from the farmers market and arts and crafts booths at the 2010 Finger Lakes Riesling Festival, Sunday August 15, but it didn’t keep wine lovers from visiting the wine garden where over … Continue reading

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Cortland Arts and Wine Festival

Growing up in Cortland, I never thought of it as being a Finger Lakes community, even though my family made many trips each summer to Skaneateles Lake which is less than a half hours drive from my parent’s home on … 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 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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