In celebration of this, HJW hosted a harvest festival; a day-long celebration of their wine including a sparkling brunch, lunch seminar, and full-on party including demonstrations of sabering open sparkling wine every half hour. Continue reading A History of Harvests at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Nearly every day, I drive along University Ave in Rochester to get to work at the George Eastman Museum. Over the last year and a half that I’ve been making this drive, I have noticed changes in the urban landscape- … Continue reading Living Roots: An Urban Winery in Downtown Rochester
Located on Seneca Lake, between Penguin Bay Winery and Hazlitt’s 1852 Vineyard, is a new winery. When we were tasting this past weekend, they had only been open for nine weeks. Unlike many of the other vineyards on the east … Continue reading The New Kid in Town: Flatt Rock Wine Cellars
This past weekend, I got the opportunity to do my first ever limo tour wine tasting in the Finger Lakes. I’ll admit I’m usually not a fan of the limo and bus tours of wineries. Too many people concerned more … Continue reading Celebrating at Bet the Farm Winery
Everywhere I go, Heron Hill Winery is there- Canandaigua, Keuka, Seneca… they have a tasting room on each of these lakes and their wine is also easily found in shops around Rochester. But the real question is, how does their wine taste? We stopped by the tasting room on Canandaigua Lake to check it out. Continue reading Heron Hill Winery: Now at a Finger Lake Near You!
Inspire Moore Winery has become famous among my family and friends for an odd reason; their bathroom has one of the best views. Seriously. When you look out the window you see rolling hills, lush vineyards, and a picturesque red … Continue reading Inspire Moore Winery: More than just the winery with the best bathroom view