Field Notes

News and Updates from the New York Wine & Grape Foundation

Wine Trails

NYWGF Relaunches Mini-Grant Program to Support Marketing and Educational Needs of Wineries, Growers, and Related Promotional Entities 

Penn Yan, NY – Each year NYWGF develops a comprehensive schedule of domestic and international marketing activities designed to promote the New York wine and grape industry. Funded by a mix of state, federal, and local entities, these marketing activities, along with educational and business development resources, are intended to significantly impact NYWGF’s mission goals and further the ability of wineries and growers to accomplish theirs.    Though NYWGF creates its

Finger Lakes Wine Alliance Introduces Travel Scholarship for Riesling Camp

Geneva, NY – February 15, 2024 – The Finger Lakes Wine Alliance, premier trade association for wines in the region, announces new travel scholarships to Riesling Camp in service of the organization’s goals to promote diversity and inclusivity in the wine industry. Riesling Camp, the FLWA’s signature annual event, is an immersive multi-day educational visit for the wine trade and media to learn about the Finger Lakes American Viticultural Area and

Annual Holiday Wine Tasting event returns to the Hudson Valley

Mid-Hudson Valley Region, New York – Tickets are on sale now! Break out your favorite fun holiday attire or that ugly seasonal sweater and get ready for the Shawangunk Wine Trail’s ultimate holiday wine tasting event, Holiday Fineries at the Wineries, formerly known as Wreath Fineries at the Wineries, returns to the wineries on November 18-19, December 2-3, and December 9-10 from 11am-5pm on all dates. This event is a