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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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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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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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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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A few basic ingredients…

A cold, wet Sunday morning turned into a cool, sunny afternoon and evening. I had a bottle of Eleven Lakes 2008 Stoney Place Semi-Dry Riesling chilling in the refrigerator and needed a meal to go along with it. Katy had … 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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