Another year has quickly passed and another one is about to begin. I made some 2013 New Year’s Resolutions earlier in the year. Let’s see how I did.
Archives for December 2013
http://www.inniskillin.com Inniskillin has two locations in Canada, one in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario and the other in Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. The winery was started in 1975 by Donald Ziraldo and Karl Kaiser. Inniskillin is often mentioned as Canada’s first maker of Icewine which they produced in 1984. We visited Niagara Falls and were deciding what toRead More
http://www.arrowheadspringvineyards.com Arrowhead Spring Vineyards is located in Lockport, New York, in the northern part of the state. The winery opened in February 2008 and is owned by Robin and Duncan Ross. Duncan is also the winemaker. When I was looking for suggestions of wineries to visit in the Finger Lakes, one of the people suggestedRead More
http://www.pleasantvalleywine.com Pleasant Valley Wine Company is located in Hammondsport on the west side of Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes. The winery first opened in 1860 and is the first bonded winery in the United States. It is the home of the Great Western Winery visitor center. In 1867, the Pleasant Valley Wine Company sentRead More
http://www.heronhill.com Heron Hill Winery is located in Hammondsport on the west side of Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes. The winery is owned by John and Jo Ingle and opened in 1977. The winemaker is Bernard Cannac. Due to the numerous wineries located in the Finger Lakes and since we were going to be onRead More
http://www.drfrankwines.com Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars is located in Hammondsport on the west side of Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes. The winery was started by founder Dr. Konstantin Frank who arrived in the United States from Ukraine in 1951. Dr. Frank with a Ph.D in viticulture and experience with vinifera vines in UkraineRead More
Wonderland Winery is located in College Station and is inside Santa’s Wonderland. Wonderland Winery is owned by Karla Nash of Cork This! Winery. Read More
http://www.laceymagrudervineyardandwinery.com Lacey Magruder Vineyard & Winery is located in Geneva on the east side of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes. It is owned by Jim and Ruth Hundertmark, and Jim is the winemaker. The winery opened in September, 2011.
http://redtailridgewinery.com Red Tail Ridge Winery is located on the western shore of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes. The winery is owned by the husband and wife team of Mike Schnelle and Nancy Irelan. Mike is the viticulturist while Nancy is the winemaker. The winery is named after the two nesting pair of hawks whoRead More
I had the pleasure of attending the 2013 Lost Pines Christmas Swirl in Bastrop. Besides being a lot of fun, it was a pleasure because this year’s event sold out. You should start planning on attending next year’s event now! The Swirl was held on Thursday, December 12 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. inRead More