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Finger Lakes Cider House named February business of the month

Finger Lakes Cider House named February business of the month
The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Hampton Inn Seneca Falls have recognized Finger Lakes Cider House at Good Life Farms in Interlaken as the February 2020 Business of the Month. Good Life Farms is a working organic farm and orchard that has carefully grown and expanded in an environmentally conscious way since opening in 2008. Garrett Miller, owner, revealed... more

Prison City scores big with beer in Paste Magazine ranking

Prison City scores big with beer in Paste Magazine ranking
Prison City is getting some new recognition. Paste Magazine placed Prison City Pub & Brewery’s Sad DEovition to Ancient Religion at No. 8 in a tasting of more than 65 lagers. The ranking was published on Monday by the magazine. Paste writer Jim Vorel called the beer “among the most purely flavorful (and roasty) in the entire field,” The Citizen... more

Weekend event focuses on wine, chocolate around Seneca Lake

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It’s no secret that chocolate and wine are a good pairing. That’s why it’s the centerpiece to an event coming up sponsored by the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. More than 20 wineries will be participating along the trail, and each will provide a variety of wine and chocolate pairings. Chocolate & Wine Weekend opens this Friday, February 7th from noon... more

FLX WEEKLY: Warm Reds for winter as February arrives this weekend (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Warm Reds for winter as February arrives this weekend (podcast)
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Executive Director Katherine Chase is back in-studio for wine tasting and a preview of the weekend as we turn the calendar to February in the Finger Lakes. We’ll be sampling Warm reds for a cold month from Six Mile Creek and Long Point. Join Katherine, Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi for this week’s edition of FLX... more

REPORT: Wine and grape industries generated $6.65B in economic activity in New York

REPORT: Wine and grape industries generated $6.65B in economic activity in New York
New York is the nation’s third leading wine-producing state, according to an analysis commissioned by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation. It was conducted by John Dunham & Associates, who has executed similar studies in the past. The numbers were awe-inspiring – with an annual economic impact of $6.65 billion. In total, the state has more than 470 wineries... more

Annual pruning competition coming to Anthony Road Wine Company

Annual pruning competition coming to Anthony Road Wine Company
The FELCO pruning competition is an initiative by the FELCO Company to teach and demonstrate the importance of fine pruning in the vineyard industry. The FELCO Pruning contest targets Young Farmers and Collegiate students with a passion for Viticulture, and advanced or developing skills in fine pruning. Contestants will be 18 or over. Underage contestants 17 years old will be... more

Chamber will host ribbon cutting ceremony for Fall Street Brewing

Chamber will host ribbon cutting ceremony for Fall Street Brewing
The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, January 30th at 5:00 PM to celebrate the grand opening of Fall Street Brewing Company in Seneca Falls, NY, located at 106 Fall Street. Fall Street Brewing Co., home of Finger Lakes Kombucha, is owned and operated by Seneca Falls native, Brad Luisi-Ellis and his wife,... more

Liquor store drive-thru window damaged by vehicle in Seneca Falls (photo)

Liquor store drive-thru window damaged by vehicle in Seneca Falls (photo)
A new liquor store on Route 5&20 in Seneca Falls had some cleanup to do after a minor accident in their drive through lane. Seneca Falls Police Chief Stu Peenstra confirms that a ‘minor’ accident occurred at the drive up window. Damage to the window could be seen from the roadway. Several passerby’s sent photos to the newsroom of the... more

FLX WEEKLY: Brad Ellis & Fall Street Brewing Grand Opening (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Brad Ellis & Fall Street Brewing Grand Opening (podcast)
Brad Ellis has been in-studio before to help us taste Kobucha that he brewed in downtown Seneca Falls at Finger Lakes Kobucha. Today he joins us one week prior to the Grand Opening of Fall Street Brewing. Learn about what Brad has planned for the opening weekend, check out some great local photos and get your first look at this... more

New online wine program coming to Keuka College thanks to Hunt Country Vineyards

New online wine program coming to Keuka College thanks to Hunt Country Vineyards
Everyone knows the Finger Lakes is wine country – USA Today just named it the country’s No. 1 Wine Region. But not everyone knows what makes Finger Lakes wines special, how they’re made, or even the difference between a Traminette and a Vidal Blanc. Keuka College and Hunt Country Vineyards of Branchport have crafted a program that answers those questions... more
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