Archive for January, 2010

Finger Lakes Wineries on Twitter: February 2010

31 January 2010
By Tom Mansell

Several wineries and winery representatives have recently appeared on Twitter, and some have been on for a while but have eluded inclusion in my list… until now. @DaWinemaker Tim Benedict (Winemaker, Hazlitt 1852) @3BrosWine 3 Brothers Wineries @Betthefarmny Bet the Farm Winery, a kind of general store in beautiful Aurora, NY. They also make...
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Ice, Ice, Baby, Two Cold: A pair of Sheldrake Point ice wines

29 January 2010
By Tom Mansell
Ice, Ice, Baby, Two Cold: A pair of Sheldrake Point ice wines

Recently, I had a chance to “help” with (more like “observe”) the Sheldrake Point ice wine harvest. I picked a few grapes then helped get them into the press for a two-part feature I would write for the New York Cork Report. I was given some sample bottles to aid in my efforts, which...
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Restless natives

11 January 2010
By Tom Mansell
Restless natives

During the hiatus, I wrote up mini-reviews of some hybrid wines for the New York Cork Report‘s “What We Drank” feature. They were Niagara and Catawba based wines.  I have added them to the growing list in my quest to drink 100 different hybrid grape varieties. The reviews can be found here: Mazza Vineyards...
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Under construction…

8 January 2010
By Tom Mansell

I apologize if the site looks like crap.  I am slowly implementing a theme change. For the old aesthetics, check out the old site at http://ithacork.wordpress.com Things should be in better shape by Monday, January 11.
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