Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A Canadian view of the Finger Lakes wine scene

A view of Keuka Lake (photo provided)
From the Toronto Globe & Mail
“Wine, Wings and Water” promises the sign leading into Hammondsport, NY, a small town on Lake Keuka in the Finger Lakes region that thrives on thirsty summer tourists.

That slogan isn’t likely to change the minds of the people who long-ago decided that Upstate New York wine was more suitable for use as a punch line than for pairing with meals.
But, given that the region now is home to world-class Riesling, standout Gruner Veltliner and delicious fizz, the rest of us should re-think Finger Lakes wine.
Go here for the full story.

• Go here to visit the Capital Region Brew Trail
• Go here to visit Dowd's New York Wines Notebook

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