01/17/12 7:54pm

SAMANTHA BRIX FILE PHOTO |A bottle of Jamesport Vineyards Petit Verdot for sale at Empire State Cellars for $99.

The New York Wine and Grape Foundation is kicking off a campaign targeting New York City in an effort to increase sales of local wine.

The campaign, which will be held through the first three months of 2012, includes vineyard visits from New York City media and trade representatives to the Hudson River region, Finger Lakes and Long Island Wine Country. It also includes a visit to the city from the 38 participating wineries. (more…)