WINE & SPIRITS – The Finger Lakes Reach Beyond Riesling

Wine and Spirits - April, 2007

As though clawing their way south toward Pennsylvania, western New York’s Finger Lakes reach out across the site of a 500 million-year-old seabed. When glaciers gouged their way along the riverbeds of this region in the last ice age, deep…

WINE & SPIRITS APRIL 2007
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THE BOSTON GLOBE – Rieslings Earn Finger Lakes a Seat at Fine Wine Table

DUNDEE, N.Y. – Hermann Wiemer, a German expatriate, bought an abandoned soybean farm in the hilly Finger Lakes region in 1973 and put his winemaking pedigree to the test. The cool climate and gravelly soil reminded him of the Mosel…

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Welcome to the Finger Lakes

A Food and Wine Lover's Companion/Michael Turback

He makes a particularly German contribution to the Finger Lakes, and a profound one. His wines draw connections to his homestead in Bernkastel, in the southern Mosel. Hermann J. Wiemer is descended from a long line of wine makers in…

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NEW YORK TIMES August 2003

$18 Riesling Voted Best New York Wine of 2003

By HOWARD G. GOLDBERG An $18 dry Johannisberg riesling from the Finger Lakes region was voted New York’s best wine of 2003 yesterday in a major contest limited to the state’s wines. The 2002 reserve riesling, a white wine from…

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A New York State of Wine

There are more than 125 wineries in six appellations in the nation’s second-largest wine-producing state. Think you can’t find a bottle? Fuhgeddaboutit! Standing at the threshold of the new millennium, wine consumers are experiencing their most adventurous mood in decades….

A New York State of Mind
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War of Wineries

Los Angeles Times

  By DAN BERGER. Times Wine Writer DUNDEE, N.Y.- Two of the most visible figures in the history of the New York wine industry, Walter S. Taylor and the late Dr. Konstantin Frank, waged a verbal war for years over whether…

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