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Celebrity winemakers to establish Burdett winery

Finger Lakes Rieslings and their winemakers have been quietly celebrated with regional awards, state and national recognition, but winning enduring respect for the quality of Finger Lakes wines remains a struggle.“I’ve thought about this for a few years,” said Michael Warren Thomas, host of several radio programs featuring food, wine, gardening and tourism. “The Finger Lakes really needs a celebrity winemaker to draw a spotlight to it. We’ve already gotten a lot of 90s ratings [from the Wine Spectator] so we know we’ve got good wines.”Read more at Ithaca.com

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