dlwinery.com My husband and I found this rare gem on accident while we were attending the Keuka Lake Harvest Festival. One of the tasting room servers at McGregor Vineyard had noticed my excessive note taking during the tasting there, and recommended I swing by Domaine LeSeurre if I had time. OF COURSE I had time […]Read more "Domaine LeSeurre Winery: Best New Winery in the FLX"
http://keukaspringwinery.com After a very enjoyable visit to Domaine LeSeurre Winery (post coming soon!), our third stop of the day was Keuka Spring Vineyards. I was very interested to taste here as I heard from some friends that their Rieslings were excellent. Upon arrival, we were greeted with a separate tent for the wine trail event. […]Read more "Keuka Spring Vineyards: Keuka Lake Harvest Festival Part 2"
http://mcgregorwinery.com http://keukawinetrail.com 9/15/19 A few months ago at the Rosé Soirée, I was chatting with the owner of McGregor Vineyard, and he suggested I come to a Keuka Lake Wine Trail event. He took down my information, and the next thing I know, I was put in contact with the Marketing Director of the Keuka […]Read more "Keuka Lake Wine Trail Harvest Celebration, Part 1: McGregor Vineyard"
http://www.bloomercreek.com ryanswine.com I don’t know about you, but on my way home from work on most Fridays, I usually stop into a local liquor store to pick up some wine for the weekend. I’ve tried a few different area liquor stores, but one that stands out is Ryan’s Wine & Spirits in Canandaigua, NY. Hands […]Read more "Bloomer Creek Vineyards; small, but mighty! And an ode to my favorite Wine Shop- Ryan’s Wine & Spirits"
June 1, 2019 The Rosé Soiree is hands-down, one of the best wine events in the Finger Lakes each year. The festival is held on Linden Street in Geneva, with the entire street shut down to traffic. Tents with tables underneath serve as the tasting venue. If you are quick to reserve tickets, you can […]Read more "Winners of the 2019 Rosé Soiree"
5/25/19 A few weeks ago I had one of my first contacts from the “Contact Us” section of my blog. Needless to say, I was pumped! Todd Eichas had reached out to me to invite me to taste at his winery, New Vines. When I visited the website, I was intrigued. Todd and his wife […]Read more "A Visit to New Vines- a Boutique Winery on Seneca Lake"
If you have not visited Lamoreaux Landing yet, you really should. The views of Seneca Lake are breathtakingly gorgeous, and the Tasting Room is equally as beautiful. In addition, I have yet to find a wine from this winery that I dislike! Although it has been a few years since I have visited, I was […]Read more "2017 Lamoreaux Landing T23 Cabernet Franc Unoaked"
https://www.forgecellars.com/ My first Riesling review! For those of you unfamiliar with the Finger Lakes Region, let me introduce to you, the “King” of FLX wine varietals… RIESLING! Why does the FLX region produce such great riesling wines? The cool climate and the soil type are two integral factors in the quality of Finger Lakes Riesling. […]Read more "Forge Cellars 2017 Dry Riesling Classique"
Welcome to one of my favorite series: Rosé All Day! So, everybody is doing it. Rosé! This is one of my favorite styles of wine to drink. Many wine drinkers make the incorrect assumption that all pink wines are sweet, especially in the FLX where Catwaba wines are prevalent. However, these pink wines are not […]Read more "Sheldrake Point 2018 Dry Rosé"
Cover photo courtesy of Boundary Breaks website https://boundarybreaks.com/ First, I want to dispel any rumors that may be out there about Finger Lakes red wines. The Finger Lakes region CAN produce excellent red wines; but you need to first understand the types of reds that do well here in the Finger Lakes. Don’t expect a […]Read more "Boundary Breaks 2016 Harmonic Red"