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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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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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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 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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Head-to-Head Wine Tasting – Finger Lakes vs. Washington State

After a hot afternoon in the sun at a company picnic, I went to my girlfriend Katy’s house to relax for the evening. When I arrived, she offered me a glass of Zugibe Vineyards 2008 Finger Lakes Dry Riesling. I … 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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