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Heron Hill Winery logoAlso: free direct to consumer shipping as a permanent policy with re-opening

Hammondsport, N.Y. – “Heron Hill is very excited to announce the addition of Jordan Harris as Winemaker to our team. This appointment will continue our ongoing goal in increasing quality, ensuring our success and Heron Hill's legacy,” states Eric D. Frarey, Managing Partner of Heron Hill Winery.

Jordan has received many accolades in the wine industry beginning as a student at Niagara College in Ontario, Canada. He went on to be recognized as one of Canada's top up and coming winemakers and more recently as a passionate leader in Virginia. He was named Top 40 under 40 Tastemakers with Wine Enthusiast and he was awarded Top 100 Most Influential Winemakers in the USA through Intowine.com.

Heron Hill Winery logoAlso offering free direct-to-consumer shipping as a permanent policy with re-opening

Hammondsort, NY – Heron Hill Winery has hired Jordan Harris as winemaker. The winery, in business since 1977, has locations in Hammondsport and Canandaigua.

“This appointment of Jordan Harris as winemaker will continue our ongoing goal in increasing quality, ensuring our success and Heron Hill's legacy,” said Eric Frarey, managing partner of Heron Hill Winery.

Glens Falls is OpenGlens Falls, NY (June 4, 2020) — The businesses of Glens Falls want to spread the word that Glens Falls is OPEN for business! Retailers have opened their doors for shoppers and outdoor dining, takeout and delivery is available.

With Governor Cuomo’s blessing on outdoor dining as of today, June 4, 2020, a number of downtown eateries are currently offering patio seating, with tables spaced six feet apart, and additional restaurants plan to follow suit in the weeks to come. Masks are required until guests are seated.

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection FLVCThe online resource will be updated daily as new spots open in Ontario County

Canandaigua, NY – Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, the official tourism promotion agency for Ontario County, has created an outdoor dining guide on its website at VisitFingerLakes.com/FLXtogo/Outdoor-Dining.

The list is a one-stop resource of public restaurants that are offering outside dining options. It will be updated often as more Ontario County businesses start to offer outdoor dining.

Mrs. Peter A. Salm & Brian Hetrich by Anne-MarieLive Zoom Cooking Show; Thursday, June 4, 11:00 am; To RSVP go to southamptonhistory.org/calendar; free admission

Southampton, N.Y. – A monthly Live Zoom cooking show will take place in the kitchen of one of the last, private Gilded Age estate in Southampton. The program takes place on the first Thursday of every month beginning Thursday, June 4 at 11:00 am. The first Zoom program will feature how to make a rhubarb pie using organic, home grown produce and is hosted by the Southampton History Museum.

The program features Mrs. Peter A. Salm, also known as The Countess von Salm-Hoogstraeten, and her private chef, Brian Hetrich. The vast kitchen is located inside the Port of Missing Men which was built by H.H. Rogers, Jr., whose father was the richest man in 1910.

Discover the HamptonsThe Hamptons, Long Island, N.Y. - Discover The Hamptons is pleased to announce National Rosé Weekend In The Hamptons presented by East End Taste & The Shopkeepers. Held Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14, 2020, this event coincides with National Rosé Day, reserved for the second Saturday of June each year since 2014. This social distancing safe experience will include rosé themed virtual tasting tours, virtual tours at prominent Hamptons destinations, curbside pickup promotions from local retailers & restaurants, world class online shopping and virtual DJ pink parties with your favorite Hamptons personalities all supporting COVID-19 recovery efforts. …

VenutoRestaurant opens second location amid pandemic

Rochester, N.Y. - Veneto Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta has been a staple on East Avenue in downtown Rochester for almost two decades. On Thurs., May 28, 2020 a second location, Veneto Westside, will open at 1308 Buffalo Road in Gates, N.Y. The restaurant will provide diners on Rochester's westside the opportunity to enjoy Veneto's delicious wood fired pizza, available in seven varieties, and its homemade pasta dishes that so many have come to love.

Finger Lakes Wine AllianceGeneva, N.Y. (May 7) – The Finger Lakes Wine Alliance is excited to announce their launch of Virtual Riesling Camp. The four-part series occurs each Wednesday in May and involves trade representatives from around the U.S., including restaurant managers, professional chefs, retail store managers, sommeliers, consultants, wine educators, a wine TV host, and a well-followed group of wine writers. Participants receive wine to sip while they learn about the Finger Lakes.

14th Annual Kosher Food & Wine ExperienceHouse of Rothschild & Royal Wine Corp. Celebrate Historic Partnership: 30 Years of Kosher Wine Making

Monday, February 17, 2020 at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers

 New York, N.Y. – Tri-state restaurateurs, caterers, and foodies will be the first to sample and stock up on the newest in fine kosher wines, spirits, and creative cuisine when the 14th annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) (http://thekfwe.com) returns to New York on Monday, February 17, 2020. The popular showcase will take place at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers (23rd St. and West Side Highway, NYC).

JD Wine Cellars at Long Acre Farms Chili and Wine TastingMacedon, NY -- It’s a Throwback Wine and Chili weekend at JD Wine Cellars! Join us for 10th Annual Chili tasting at JD Wine Cellars, January 25th and 26th from 12p – 5p.   It’s been 10 years since we opened our doors to the Tasting room and to commemorate 10 wonderful years, we dug through past chili recipes and picked two of the most popular to bring back for this special anniversary.