Category: Wine & Spirits

FLX WEEKLY: Sparkling Wine to ring out 2020… and ring in 2021 (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Sparkling Wine to ring out 2020… and ring in 2021 (podcast)

Katherine Chase is back in-studio for our final show of 2020. Join Katherine, Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi as we sample several sparkling options from the wineries of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. We’ll talk about what the New Year celebrations will ... MORE
Wineries can now sell product in cans after decision to lift restriction finalized

Wineries can now sell product in cans after decision to lift restriction finalized

New York wineries can now sell wine in cans after restrictions were lifted by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Senator Chuck Schumer said the decision will lead to further economic growth and allow producers to capitalize on an explosive ... MORE
Life, News, Wine & Spirits
FLX WEEKLY: Pairing wine with Christmas cookies (podcasts)

FLX WEEKLY: Pairing wine with Christmas cookies (podcasts)

Christmas 2020 kicks off with Christmas Eve on Thursday and promises to be different than most. What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to taste Cayuga Lake Wine Trail wine with Christmas cookies? Katherine Chase and Jessica Lahr are ... MORE
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail celebrates Cabernet Franc with month-long promotion

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail celebrates Cabernet Franc with month-long promotion

The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is launching a “Wine of the Month Series” campaign to showcase the different wines the region excels in. Each month, participating Cayuga Lake Wine Trail member wineries will feature a different vinifera wine ranging from Chardonnay to ... MORE
Life, Wine & Spirits
Liquor Authority extends 'to go' ordering for bars, but is that enough?

Liquor Authority extends ‘to go’ ordering for bars, but is that enough?

Earlier this week the New York State Liquor Authority announced the extension of rules that allowed bars and restaurants to serve alcohol on-the-go. Both are required to shut down at 10 p.m. daily to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. In some ... MORE
Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores hard-work of harvest (video)

Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Roundtable series explores hard-work of harvest (video)

This is the second roundtable produced in conjunction with the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library and FingerLakes1.com. Archivist Monica Wilkinson-Kelly leads a panel discussion on the role of harvest in the wine and craft beverage industry in Seneca County. Watch Roundtable #2 ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Special Thanksgiving Wine Wednesday Edition (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Special Thanksgiving Wine Wednesday Edition (podcast)

Katherine Chase of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is in-studio for a special edition of FLX Weekly on the day before Thanksgiving. Jessica Lahr will also join Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi to talk about how the holiday will look this year ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Pairing Wine with Thanksgiving Dinner (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Pairing Wine with Thanksgiving Dinner (podcast)

Katherine Chase of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is in-studio for a special edition of FLX Weekly with Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi. We will be pairing five different local wines with various Thanksgiving dinner items ahead of next week’s holiday. ... MORE
Fulkerson Winery offering varietal grape juices for sale

Fulkerson Winery offering varietal grape juices for sale

Fulkerson Winery has long been a destination for fresh grape juices for the purpose of home wine making. However, they had yet to offer any form of a pasteurized, shelf-stable product until now. With a small pilot batch in 2019, Fulkerson is ... MORE
Winery & vineyard insurance… So many different coverage options

Winery & vineyard insurance… So many different coverage options

Your winery is more than just your livelihood, it’s your life’s work. All farms and agribusinesses face challenges but wineries and vineyards have added risks that can cause even more stress. You have farm exposures like buildings, equipment, chemicals and crops but ... MORE
Business, Wine & Spirits
New York State quietly extends ‘to-go’ ordering for alcohol at bars, restaurants

New York State quietly extends ‘to-go’ ordering for alcohol at bars, restaurants

New York State is extending the window for people to purchase alcohol-to-go. The state’s liquor authority announced the move this week and noted that restaurants and bars could continue serving ‘to-go’ alcoholic beverages. It was made possible during the early-days of the ... MORE
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail honors a region favorite with a month-long celebration and promotion

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail honors a region favorite with a month-long celebration and promotion

The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail (CLWT) is launching a “Wine of the Month Series” campaign to showcase the different wines the region excels in. Each month, participating Cayuga Lake Wine Trail member wineries will feature a different vinifera wine ranging from Riesling ... MORE
Life, Wine & Spirits
Hector Wine Company celebrates 10 years in the Finger Lakes

Hector Wine Company celebrates 10 years in the Finger Lakes

On Saturday Hector Wine Company, a popular Finger Lakes winery with deep historic roots, celebrated its tenth anniversary and marked the milestone by releasing two new wines. Hector Wine Company was founded in 2010 by seventh generation viticulturist Jason Hazlitt and veteran ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Red wine blind tasting with Katherine Chase (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Red wine blind tasting with Katherine Chase (podcast)

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Director Katherine Chase is back for another Wine Wednesday edition of FLX Weekly with Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi. We’ll try to guess what type of red wine we’re tasting and learn about everything happening with this year’s ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Young business in Seneca Falls learns how to thrive during pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Young business in Seneca Falls learns how to thrive during pandemic (podcast)

Brad and Anna Luisi-Ellis started the Fall Street Brewing journey during the summer of 2018. By October of 2019 they opened their Fall Street location, serving as the kind of anchor downtown Seneca Falls needed. After a strong first few months, the ... MORE