Handcrafted Holidays

Get ready for the holiday season along the Keuka Lake Wine Trail! Raise your glasses and your spirits as you take a self-guided tour of our 5 member wineries. Enjoy a unique, specially-prepared experience at each winery. You’ll have a custom itinerary for the day where you’ll be treated to special tastings, wine samples, and […]

Agrichemical Remote Sensing to Improve Sustainable Grape Disease Management

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Join Dr. Katie Gold, Assistant Professor of Grape Pathology, School of Integrative Plant Science, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, Cornell University, presents her research findings on Agrichemical Remote Sensing to Improve Sustainable Grape Disease Management. Since its creation in 1985, the New York Wine & Grape Foundation (NYWGF) has sponsored an ambitious and comprehensive […]

Event Series Holiday Shopping Spree

Holiday Shopping Spree

Holiday Shopping Spree is back for its 29th year and ready to make you the thrifty multi-tasker that you are! Treat yourself while shopping for others and cross items off your gift list as you sample before you buy. Save money with your Holiday Shoppers Card. You’ll get a souvenir wine glass, a souvenir ornament, […]

Event Series Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Our participating member wineries will be decked out for the season and are very excited to welcome you back. This event is a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines produced in the Hudson Valley and get a jump on your holiday shopping to stock up for the season, plus you’ll receive a wine […]

Event Series Holiday Shopping Spree

Holiday Shopping Spree

Holiday Shopping Spree is back for its 29th year and ready to make you the thrifty multi-tasker that you are! Treat yourself while shopping for others and cross items off your gift list as you sample before you buy. Save money with your Holiday Shoppers Card. You’ll get a souvenir wine glass, a souvenir ornament, […]

Event Series Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Our participating member wineries will be decked out for the season and are very excited to welcome you back. This event is a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines produced in the Hudson Valley and get a jump on your holiday shopping to stock up for the season, plus you’ll receive a wine […]

New York Sustainable Winegrowing Program Info Session

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The New York Sustainable Winegrowing Program is Now Accepting Applications for 2024. All New York grape growers are welcome to join Justin Jackson, NYWGF Sustainability Program Manager, as he provides a comprehensive overview of the program's process. This will include the process of certifying your vineyard in 2024 and maintaining certification for those vineyards certified […]

Tasting Room Sales: Lessons Learned from the NY Mystery Shopping Project

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In 2022, NYWGF's longstanding relationship with the WISE Academy resulted in the opportunity to provide ten winery members with a FREE Mystery Shopper analysis. From these results, WISE provided valuable intel to help us understand more about our overall industry strengths and areas of opportunities for sales growth. Join us as we discuss the results […]

Event Series Holiday Happening

Holiday Happening

Sample wine at your local Niagara Wine Trail Wineries and get ready for the holiday season. Each single and couple ticket includes an appetizer party plate from each winery. With the party plate you can easily hold your food and drink with one hand, and leave your other hand free while you mingle. Collect a […]

Event Series Holiday Shopping Spree

Holiday Shopping Spree

Holiday Shopping Spree is back for its 29th year and ready to make you the thrifty multi-tasker that you are! Treat yourself while shopping for others and cross items off your gift list as you sample before you buy. Save money with your Holiday Shoppers Card. You’ll get a souvenir wine glass, a souvenir ornament, […]

Event Series Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Our participating member wineries will be decked out for the season and are very excited to welcome you back. This event is a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines produced in the Hudson Valley and get a jump on your holiday shopping to stock up for the season, plus you’ll receive a wine […]

Christmas Around the World 2023

It's the best time of the year and time for Lake Ontario Wine Trail's favorite event...Christmas Around the World is back this December 2nd & 3rd! NEW THIS YEAR: We are going digital! When you purchase your event ticket, it will be immediately delivered to your phone and email. At each location you'll bring out […]

Event Series Holiday Shopping Spree

Holiday Shopping Spree

Holiday Shopping Spree is back for its 29th year and ready to make you the thrifty multi-tasker that you are! Treat yourself while shopping for others and cross items off your gift list as you sample before you buy. Save money with your Holiday Shoppers Card. You’ll get a souvenir wine glass, a souvenir ornament, […]

Event Series Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Our participating member wineries will be decked out for the season and are very excited to welcome you back. This event is a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines produced in the Hudson Valley and get a jump on your holiday shopping to stock up for the season, plus you’ll receive a wine […]

Event Series Holiday Happening

Holiday Happening

Sample wine at your local Niagara Wine Trail Wineries and get ready for the holiday season. Each single and couple ticket includes an appetizer party plate from each winery. With the party plate you can easily hold your food and drink with one hand, and leave your other hand free while you mingle. Collect a […]

A Holiday Tasting of Bubbles, Reds, and Dessert Wines

Virtual Event

A Virtual tasting of New York wines for your holiday feast. This virtual tasting, featuring four (4) New York wineries -- Glenora Wine Cellars, Three Brothers Wineries & Estates, Weis Vineyards, and Adirondack Winery -- will offer a collection of the holiday season's most exquisite wines, designed to captivate taste buds and pair perfectly with […]

Finish 2023 in a Strong Financial Position: Winery & Grower Action Items

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Join Anthony Sandonato of Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP for a tax planning and compliance updates just in time for tax season. Topics will include: Year-end tax planning strategies Legislative updates Inventory best practices 1099 and payroll compliance Preparing for the best results on your tax returns and financial statements Click Here to Register […]

Wine Folly: New York Region Guide Refresher

Virtual Event

It has been an incredible year since the New York Region Guide launched on Wine Folly! The world loves it, and they can't wait to learn more about you. We want to invite you to explore your New York Region Guide with Wine Folly in an exclusive live webinar! It's going to be a great […]

Event Series Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Our participating member wineries will be decked out for the season and are very excited to welcome you back. This event is a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines produced in the Hudson Valley and get a jump on your holiday shopping to stock up for the season, plus you’ll receive a wine […]

Event Series Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Holiday Fineries At The Wineries

Our participating member wineries will be decked out for the season and are very excited to welcome you back. This event is a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines produced in the Hudson Valley and get a jump on your holiday shopping to stock up for the season, plus you’ll receive a wine […]

Tracking Grapevine Cold Hardiness Across New York in 2022-2023

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Join Jason Londo, Associate Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Horticulture Section, Cornell AgriTech as he discusses his findings from tracking grapevine cold hardiness across New York in 2022-2023. Since its creation in 1985, the New York Wine & Grape Foundation (NYWGF) has sponsored an ambitious and comprehensive research program in close coordination with the […]

Unlocking Unforgettable Moments: Elevating Guest Experiences

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Are you a winery owner or manager looking to capture hearts, palates, and memories with extraordinary guest experiences? Join us for a transformative workshop dedicated to creating unparalleled wine tasting encounters that will leave a lasting impression on your visitors. Review the standards of a quality guest experience with: Crafting Lasting First Impressions Storytelling that […]

Get a Jump Start on Business Strategic, Financial and Tax Planning for 2024

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Join Anthony Sandonato of Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP to learn proactive steps you can take for each month in 2024 to grow and strengthen your winery and vineyard’s financial health. Click Here to Register This webinar is free to all NYWGF members as well as Members of the Garden State Winegrowers Association. This […]

Update on New Wine Grapes with Improved Cold Tolerance & Disease Resistance

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Join Bruce Reisch, Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Horticulture Section Plant Breeding and Genetics Section Cornell AgriTech, as he presents an update on his continued research - Breeding and evaluation of new wine grape varieties with improved cold tolerance and disease resistance. Since its creation in 1985, the New York Wine & Grape Foundation […]

Wine and Chocolate Month

Join Lake Erie Wine Country during the whole month of February while they celebrate the wonderful combination of Wine & Chocolate! Each of their member wineries will offer a special pairing of one of their selected wines with a chocolatey delight. Each winery's pairing will be different. Your ticket includes 3 additional tastings at each […]

Event Series Chocolate & Wine

Chocolate & Wine

Join us on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail for Chocolate & Wine: February 2-4, 2024!  Enjoy a self-guided tour around the beautiful Seneca Lake Wine Trail while exploring delicious pairings of local wines with foods featuring chocolate as a key ingredient. Since this is a chocolate-themed event, you can expect to sample a lot of desserts […]

Sweet Treats for your Sweetheart

Can you think of a better way to celebrate an early Valentine’s Day than with wine, sweets, flowers, and your favorite person? Travel along the Cayuga Wine Trail and snack on different decadent treats paired with tasty wines. At each stop, you’ll receive a beautiful rose to take home, along with your sweet treat and […]

Love Is in the Wine: Romantic Rosés, Sparkling Delights & Silky Reds

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A Virtual tasting of New York wines for Valentine's Day. This virtual tasting, featuring four (4) New York wineries -- Wagner Vineyard, Bully Hill Vineyards, Whitecliff Winery, and Colloca Estate Winery -- will set the perfect backdrop for the year's most romantic holiday. This virtual tasting will offer the opportunity for wine lovers to discover […]

Savoring Sweets

The Keuka Lake Wine Trail brings you another immersive wine and food experience! Enjoy a unique, specially-prepared experience at each of their five member wineries along Keuka Lake. You’ll have a custom itinerary for the day where you’ll be treated to special tastings, wine samples, and light food pairings featuring items curated by a local […]

Event Series B.E.V. NY

B.E.V. NY 2024

Hotel Canandaigua 205 Lakeshore Drive, Canandaigua, NY, United States

This annual grape and wine conference is a collaborative effort between Cornell's Finger Lakes Grape Program and the Enology Extension Laboratory, with support from the New York Wine & Grape Foundation. B.E.V. NY serves as a vital gathering for professionals and enthusiasts in the grape and wine industry. The event offers a diverse range of […]

Winter Warm Up & Wine

Join us on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail for a new event: Winter Warm Up and Wine, March 8-10, 2024! Enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake while exploring unique, delicious pairings of local wines with foods featuring winter comfort foods such as soups, stews, and other yummy winter dishes; visit any of the […]

Event Series 2024 Bacon on the Lakein

2024 Bacon on the Lakein

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

You read it right; we said BACON! The wineries have skillfully matched delectable bacon creations with Cayuga Lake Wine Trail wines to delight your palate. Your taste buds will thank us! In addition to savoring bacon-infused delights, you'll have the opportunity to taste a wine that perfectly complements each dish and enjoy up to three […]

Event Series 2024 Bacon on the Lakein

2024 Bacon on the Lakein

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

You read it right; we said BACON! The wineries have skillfully matched delectable bacon creations with Cayuga Lake Wine Trail wines to delight your palate. Your taste buds will thank us! In addition to savoring bacon-infused delights, you'll have the opportunity to taste a wine that perfectly complements each dish and enjoy up to three […]

Eastern Winery Expo

Oncenter Convention Center

Registration for the 2024 Eastern Winery Exposition opens November 8.  NYWGF is a Supporting Sponsor of EWE and as one of our member benefits, a registration discount of 10% is provided. Simply email the New York Wine & Grape Foundation Team, for your code. If you register before 1pm ET Friday, 11/10, you’ll receive an […]

New York Winemaker Dinner

Rafele Ristorante 29 A 7th Ave S, New York, United States

  New York Winemaker Dinner Wednesday, March 27 | 6:30-9:00 PM Rafele Ristorante Experience an exquisite evening hosted by Crush Wine Experiences at NYC's Rafele Ristorante on March 27th for an exclusive winemaker dinner showcasing the best of New York State wines. Limited to 35 guests the experience includes a four-course meal curated by Rafele and 10 hand-selected wines […]

Event Series NYWGF Roadshow

New York Grape & Wine Industry Roadshow: Long Island

Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center (LIHREC) 3059 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY, United States

During this visit, NWYGF will host an information session about programs affecting our industry. As you may know, NYWGF is sponsoring a Vineyard Survey aimed at gathering accurate and insightful data about grape growing in New York. If you are a grape grower or wine maker in the state, your input is crucial in shaping the future […]

Event Series NYWGF Roadshow

New York Grape & Wine Industry Roadshow: Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley Research Laboratory 3357 Us Highway 9W, Highland, NY, United States

During this visit, NWYGF will host an information session about programs affecting our industry. As you may know, NYWGF is sponsoring a Vineyard Survey aimed at gathering accurate and insightful data about grape growing in New York. If you are a grape grower or wine maker in the state, your input is crucial in shaping the future […]

Lights Out

Lake Erie Wine Country

April 05 to 08, 2024 Lake Erie Wine Country is in the Path of Totality for the April 8th solar eclipse. Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime experience as this rare phenomenon won't occur again in Erie County until 2144, 120 years from now. Pick up your ticket at your host winery, where you will receive instructions for your […]

Event Series Sips to the Eclipse

Sips to the Eclipse

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

On April 8, 2024, the Finger Lakes region will witness a solar eclipse, with many areas experiencing totality. To celebrate this rare event, we've curated a special event for your enjoyment while you're here. Date: Saturday, April 6 - Sunday, April 7 Event Details: Join us for a weekend of wine and fun as we celebrate […]

Lights Out

Lake Erie Wine Country

April 05 to 08, 2024 Lake Erie Wine Country is in the Path of Totality for the April 8th solar eclipse. Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime experience as this rare phenomenon won't occur again in Erie County until 2144, 120 years from now. Pick up your ticket at your host winery, where you will receive instructions for your […]

Lights Out

Lake Erie Wine Country

April 05 to 08, 2024 Lake Erie Wine Country is in the Path of Totality for the April 8th solar eclipse. Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime experience as this rare phenomenon won't occur again in Erie County until 2144, 120 years from now. Pick up your ticket at your host winery, where you will receive instructions for your […]

Event Series Sips to the Eclipse

Sips to the Eclipse

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

On April 8, 2024, the Finger Lakes region will witness a solar eclipse, with many areas experiencing totality. To celebrate this rare event, we've curated a special event for your enjoyment while you're here. Date: Saturday, April 6 - Sunday, April 7 Event Details: Join us for a weekend of wine and fun as we celebrate […]

Cheers to the Solar Eclipse

Fox Run Vineyards

On April 8, 2024, portions of Seneca Lake will be in the path of totality for the Solar Eclipse. If you’re in town for this momentous event, we invite you to join 17 of our member wineries for a special evening of wine tasting and light bites on Sunday, April 7 from 6-8pm hosted by Fox […]

Event Series Enhancing Winery E-Commerce

Google Merchant Center: A Gateway to E-Commerce Success

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Get ready for a virtual journey to help you boost your e-commerce game with Google Merchant Center: A Gateway to E-Commerce Success. Enhancing Winery E-Commerce: A Professional Workshop Series This series, crafted for the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, focuses on enhancing e-commerce through effective digital marketing strategies. Spanning four comprehensive sessions, the series […]

Event Series NYWGF Roadshow

New York Grape & Wine Industry Roadshow: Lake Erie

Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Lab 6592 West Main Road, Portland, NY, United States

During this visit, NWYGF will host an information session about programs affecting our industry. As you may know, NYWGF is sponsoring a Vineyard Survey aimed at gathering accurate and insightful data about grape growing in New York. If you are a grape grower or wine maker in the state, your input is crucial in shaping the future […]

Event Series NYWGF Roadshow

New York Grape & Wine Industry Roadshow: Niagara

Arrowhead Spring Vineyards 4746 Town Line Road, Lockport, NY, United States

During this visit, NWYGF will host an information session about programs affecting our industry. As you may know, NYWGF is sponsoring a Vineyard Survey aimed at gathering accurate and insightful data about grape growing in New York. If you are a grape grower or wine maker in the state, your input is crucial in shaping the future […]

Event Series Spring Wine and Cheese

Spring Wine and Cheese

Seneca Lake Wine Trail

During Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend, enjoy a self-guided tour around the beautiful Seneca Lake Wine Trail while exploring delicious pairings of local wines with a variety of cheese-themed dishes. Our events often sell out, well in advance, so get your tickets early to avoid disappointment! We’re sorry, due to the size of these events, wineries […]

Event Series NYWGF Roadshow

New York Grape & Wine Industry Roadshow: Finger Lakes

Jordan Hall 614 W North St., Geneva, United States

During this visit, NWYGF will host an information session about programs affecting our industry. As you may know, NYWGF is sponsoring a Vineyard Survey aimed at gathering accurate and insightful data about grape growing in New York. If you are a grape grower or wine maker in the state, your input is crucial in shaping the future […]

Event Series Spring Wine and Cheese

Spring Wine and Cheese

Seneca Lake Wine Trail

During Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend, enjoy a self-guided tour around the beautiful Seneca Lake Wine Trail while exploring delicious pairings of local wines with a variety of cheese-themed dishes. Our events often sell out, well in advance, so get your tickets early to avoid disappointment! We’re sorry, due to the size of these events, wineries […]

Event Series Spring Wine and Cheese

Spring Wine and Cheese

Seneca Lake Wine Trail

During Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend, enjoy a self-guided tour around the beautiful Seneca Lake Wine Trail while exploring delicious pairings of local wines with a variety of cheese-themed dishes. Our events often sell out, well in advance, so get your tickets early to avoid disappointment! We’re sorry, due to the size of these events, wineries […]

Making the Most of NYWGF Membership Benefits

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Join members of our Foundation staff to learn about all of your benefits and savings as a member! Join us on Tue Apr 16, 2024 at 09:00 AM EST for an exciting online event where we will dive into all the amazing perks and benefits that come with your NYWGF membership. Learn how to maximize your membership benefits, network with industry professionals, and take […]