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    Finger Lakes Wine Talk

    in Wine

    On today's Finger Lakes Wine Talk we will be talking with Mary Pat Hyland, a local novelist who just wrote A Sudden Gift of Fate, a book about a fictional winery on the east side of Keuka Lake. We will talk about her inspiration for the story and her love of the Finger Lakes and its wines.

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    Finger Lakes Wine Talk

    in Wine

    On today's Finger Lakes Wine Talk we will be talking with Mary Pat Hyland, a local novelist who just wrote A Sudden Gift of Fate, a book about a fictional winery on the east side of Keuka Lake. We will talk about her inspiration for the story and her love of the Finger Lakes and its wines.

  • 00:30

    Finger Lakes Wine Talk

    in Wine

    Join Morgen McLaughlin for Finger Lakes Wine Talk when she chats with John Iszard from Fulkerson Winery about the 30th Anniversary of the Fulkerson Home Winemaking Grape Juice Plant. Learn more about home winemaking and why the fall is such a busy time for grape growers.

  • 00:30

    Finger Lakes Wine Talk

    in Wine

    Join us for our weekly 30 minute wine talk show about Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York and this week's special guest, John Martini, co-owner of Anthony Road Wine Company on Seneca Lake. Anthony Road just won the coveted 2009 Governor's Cup (New York's best wine) for its 2008 Semi-dry Riesling. We will talk with John about what it was like winning this trophy and how he developed a success story with selling wine at the Union Square Green Market in New York City.

  • 00:30

    Finger Lakes Wine Talk

    in Wine

    Join us for a 30 minute chat with Jonathan Hunt, winemaker at Hunt Country Vineyards on Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes, about their new production facility and wind turbine. What does sustainability mean for the Hunt family and what is planned for future initiatives?

  • 00:30

    Finger Lakes Wine Talk

    in Wine

    Join me for a 30 minute chat with Glenora Wine Cellars owner Gene Pierce. We will talk about his life in the wine business, how he got started, where he is today, and where he thinks the future of the Finger Lakes wine industry is headed. Should be a fascinating interview with one of the leading wine industry figures in New York. Glenora Wine Cellars is also home to the Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars featuring 30 rooms overlooking Seneca Lake and the Inn's excellent restaurant, Veraisons. More info at http://www.glenora.com

  • 00:30

    Finger Lakes Wine Talk

    in Wine

    Today on "Finger Lakes Wine Talk", we will chat with Erica Ridley, the general manager of Three Brothers Winery on Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes. Find out what makes this winery unique, especially having three separate wineries and one brewery in the compound. What is an average day like for Erica?
    http://www.fingerlakeswinecountry.com for more information.

  • 00:16

    GlassFest in Finger Lakes Wine Country

    in Travel

    Memorial Day Weekend will be all about glass in Finger Lakes Wine Country. Corning, the Crystal City, will celebrate GlassFest. Listen to the 15-minute podcast all about what to expect on this exciting event weekend.
    www.GlassFest.org
    www.FingerLakesWineCountry.com

  • 00:28

    The Wine of New York's Finger Lakes

    in Entrepreneur

    According to Wine Enthusiast magazine, in 2014 New York State ranked as the third most important wine-growing region in the US, after California and Washington state.‎
     
    In this Interview, Rachel Bovard, a fellow upstate New Yorker and part-time employee at DCANTER, will share her  impressions of the wines of the Finger Lakes.  She is a Level 1 Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and a Diploma Candidate in the Wine and Spirits Educators Trust (the pre-requisite for Master of Wine).  During the discussion Rachel will make the case for cool climate grapes, stating that lighter tasting wines should merit no less consideration than warm climate wines in California and France.

    Some of the wines and wineries she will touch on include a Cabernet Franc from Ravines Wine Cellars on Seneca Lake,  a Cabernet Sauvignon from Casa Larga south of Lake Ontario, and a dry Gewurtztraminer from Herman J Wiemer.  Others include a Cabernet Franc made from Finger Lakes grapes at the Oenology Winery in Brooklyn.
     
    We will also note some of the tourist attractions in the area and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival July 10-12 where you can  taste these wines for yourself!  A good reference for the show is Evan Dawson's book on the region, "Summer in a Glass".  


    Questions discussed on Twitter at #toastdmvbrew.


    Our show host Gary Vaughan is an avid winery tourist and blogger of the Delmarva Winery and Brewery Journal. 


     



     

  • 00:30

    Wine Talk from the Finger Lakes

    in Wine

    Join me for a conversation with Heron Hill's winemaker, Thomas Laszlo as we taste his newly released 2007 Blaufrankisch. We will chat about his background in the wine industry that has taken him from Canada, Hungary, and now to the Finger Lakes. We will taste and discuss his latest wine release and find out more about the varietal, Blaufrankisch, and its potential in the Finger Lakes.

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    Escape to the Finger Lakes featuring Glenora Wine Cellars

    in Travel

    We are in the waning days of summer and beginning to think about fall in Finger Lakes Wine Country.  Fall is an exciting time of year with enchanting beauty, grape harvest, and fall festivals. One exciting event that takes place during the fall is Leaves and Lobsters on the Lawn at Glenora Wine Cellars on beautiful Seneca Lake. On this Escape to the Finger Lakes show, Christina from Finger Lakes Wine Country chats with Kerry from Glenora Wine Cellars about this upcoming event. www.glenora.com | www.fingerlakeswinecountry.com