Let’s raise a glass to the Long Island wine region.
The New York Wine & Grape Foundation awarded several North Fork vineyards at the 34th annual New York Wine Classic held upstate earlier this week. The statewide competition is one of the non-profit wine foundation’s largest annual events, honoring the best of New York wines.
This year’s competition included 883 entries from 113 wineries from across the state. (more…)
SAMANTHA BRIX PHOTO | A Palmer white is poured at the Grand Tasting in New York City.
More than 200 people filled one of New York City’s largest wine stores in mid-March to swirl, sip and spit hundreds of wines from over 40 wineries that call New York State home.
Representatives from each winery set up shop in Astor Center in Manhattan’s NoHo neighborhood for a Grand Tasting sponsored by the New York Wine and Grape Foundation, where they served their wines first to members of the media and then to the general public. (more…)
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…)