NY wine, wine chief on the move

New York’s 20 wine trails aren’t lost on Sam Filler, who recently took the helm at the New York Wine and Grape Foundation.

The newly dubbed executive director of the organization is on the road most of the time, leaving his Manhattan home to talk with winemakers, meet with industry groups and delve deeper into the business of boosting an industry that generates nearly $5 billion annually in economic impact for New York state.

Filler is generally in Canandaigua every other week, Tuesday through Thursday, working from the New York Wine and Culinary Center.

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