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

Virtual Event

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 […]

Long Island Wine Country Locals Wine Week

Long Island Wine Country

BRIDGE LANE WINE: Buy one tasting flight, get one complimentary tasting flight CHANNING DAUGHTERS WINERY: Buy one tasting flight, get one complimentary tasting flight CHRONICLE WINES: Buy one tasting flight, get one complimentary tasting flight + 10% off bottles DUCK WALK VINEYARDS: Buy one tasting flight, get one complimentary tasting flight EV&EM VINEYARDS: Buy one […]

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 […]

Event Series 2024 Earth Day At The Wineries

2024 Earth Day At The Wineries

Shawangunk Wine Trail

April 20-21, 2024 11am-5pm Each Day Join us for our second annual Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21. Choose your date and starting winery on one of three itineraries and embark on a self-guided winery tour between 11 am and 5 pm at your leisure. Your ticket includes a souvenir […]

Event Series 2024 Earth Day At The Wineries

2024 Earth Day At The Wineries

Shawangunk Wine Trail

April 20-21, 2024 11am-5pm Each Day Join us for our second annual Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21. Choose your date and starting winery on one of three itineraries and embark on a self-guided winery tour between 11 am and 5 pm at your leisure. Your ticket includes a souvenir […]

Event Series Enhancing Winery E-Commerce

SEO Optimization: Elevating Your Winery’s Online Presence

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Discover key strategies for enhancing your website's ranking on Google, utilizing the 80/20 rule to maximize impact with minimal effort. Enhancing Winery E-Commerce: A Professional Workshop SeriesThis 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 delves into essential […]

Wine and Cheese Lovers on the Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Saturday, April 27th, 2024 10:00 am - 5:00 pm $110/person (all inclusive of taxes & fees) Tickets now available! Scroll below to select your starting winery and tickets. It's undeniable that wine and cheese complement each other, which is why we have an event dedicated to the pairing of the two. Enjoy a unique, specially-prepared […]

Event Series 2024 Wine and Herb

2024 Wine and Herb

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Drink. Eat. Garden. Repeat. Jumpstart your herb garden by gathering potted herbs and veggies showcased in our delectable food samples, complete with a matching recipe collection. Indulge in herb-infused dishes and discover the perfect wine pairing for each. Take home the recipes, ensuring you'll shine as the star chef at your next gathering. Plus, enjoy […]

Roll Out the Barrels 2024!

Lake Ontario Wine Trail

We're are thrilled to kick off our 2024 season with our first annual event, Roll Out the Barrels! Over the course of a weekend, enjoy special access to pre-release and newly released wines, spirits and ciders. Travel the trail at your own pace for this self-guided tour. Tickets are $30pp (at the door, $25 presale) […]

Vino at the Casino

Join Niagara Wine Trail wineries for tastings, bottle sales and games of chance at the Batavia Downs & Hotel. Choose either the VIP or General Admission tickets. Every Ticket Includes: Souvenir Wine Glass $25 Free Play voucher from Batavia Downs Voucher for $5 off a $10 food purchase at Batavia Downs restaurants the day of the event […]

Event Series 2024 Wine and Herb

2024 Wine and Herb

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Drink. Eat. Garden. Repeat. Jumpstart your herb garden by gathering potted herbs and veggies showcased in our delectable food samples, complete with a matching recipe collection. Indulge in herb-infused dishes and discover the perfect wine pairing for each. Take home the recipes, ensuring you'll shine as the star chef at your next gathering. Plus, enjoy […]

Protecting Yourself and Your Team: Coverage Essentials for Businesses

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Learn how to keep your business and team safe with crucial coverage including Workers’ Compensation, Disability benefits & Paid Family Leave The NY Wine and Grape Foundation is pleased to host the Workers’ Compensation Board’s Office of the Advocate for Business for a presentation on coverage essentials for businesses. This one-hour online session will cover […]

Being Grant Ready: Maximizing Your Time, Effort & Opportunity

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Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to enhance your grant readiness & strengthen your application to help you secure funding. Are you a winery or vineyard interested in grant funding but don’t know where to start? Grants can provide a boost to your operation, but the process to identify, apply, and follow through on […]

Rosé in May Tasting Pass on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Seneca Lake Wine Trail

MAY 6 - MAY 10 Ready to rosé all day? Come to the Seneca Lake Wine Trail and spend 5 week-days sampling rosé and other fabulous Seneca Lake wines! Our Rosé in May tasting pass is valid Monday, May 6, 2024 through Friday, May 10, 2024. At each participating winery, the Rosé in May tasting includes one rosé plus three additional wines. […]

Google Analytics: Deciphering Data for Business Growth

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Demystify Google Analytics with a special focus on the latest version, GA4, including an overview of Google Tag Manager. Enhancing Winery E-Commerce: A Professional Workshop SeriesThis 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 delves into essential digital […]

Maximizing Sales with Google Ads Performance Max Campaigns

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Maximizing Sales with Google Ads Performance Max Campaigns Tuesday, May 21, 2024 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Unmask the effectiveness of Google Ads Performance Max campaigns, an advanced, AI-driven advertising approach. Enhancing Winery E-Commerce: A Professional Workshop SeriesThis series, crafted for the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, focuses on enhancing e-commerce through effective digital […]

Wag Your Tail Along the Trail

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Wag Your Tail Along the Trail Dearest four-legged friends, The moment has come for you to nudge your human companion and make your way to the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, from June 1st through the 30th. Each winery along the trail has prepared delightful treats just for you, the most delightful of all creatures, and […]

Wine & Charcuterie

Niagara Wine Trail

Wine and charcuterie meats and cheeses pairing experience June 1 & 2, 2024 Join us for a unique weekend tasting experience! Sponsored by Yancey’s Fancy and Finger Lakes Artisan foods Local Wine Pairings Take a self-guided tour along the wine trail this summer and get inspiration on how to incorporate wine and the art of charcuterie […]

How to Position & Prepare Your Farm or Winery for a Successful Sale

Join Business Partner, Greenspoon Marder to learn the steps essential to sell your business for the max price to the most appropriate buyer. Join Business Partner, Greenspoon Marder as they discuss critical success factors, activities, and business & personal readiness steps that contribute to a highly rewarding merger and acquisition process for your farm and/or winery. […]

Sparkling Wine Master Class

Sparkling Wine Master Class Wednesday, June 5, 2024 Featuring two separate sessions for owners/winemakers and non-production staff Hosted at Ventosa Vineyards, Geneva, NY Details and registration for each session via Eventbrite links at bottom The Finger Lakes Wine Alliance is pleased to welcome all wineries in the Finger Lakes to its 9th Annual Wine Master […]

Smokin’ Summer Kickoff on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail 2024

Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Smokin’ Summer Kickoff, takes place Saturday, June 8, 2024 and Sunday, June 9, 2024. SUMMER THEMED FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGS! Come kickoff the summer with two days of local wine and foods associated with this beautiful time of year.  Enjoy a self-guided tour around Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines the […]

Harvesting Sustainability: Empowering Staff to Sell

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Join us for an engaging and educational training session dedicated to sustainable practices in wine production. This webinar is designed to educate and empower staff with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement and promote eco-friendly practices throughout winery operations and turn them into profitable sales. This training is open to all staff members, from […]

Effective Budget Planning for New York’s Growers & Wineries

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Learn valuable tips and strategies for NY growers and wineries to help you effectively plan your budget and maximize your profits. Join us for an informative online session tailored specifically for growers and wineries in New York. Learn valuable tips and strategies to help you effectively plan your budget and maximize your profits. Anthony Sandonato […]

Event Series DEI Over Wine: Cohort 2

DEI Over Wine: Cohort 2

DEI OVER WINE: COHORT 2 WEDNESDAY JUNE 26 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM DEI Over Wine is a three-part series taught by NYK’s Beverage Education Manager, Maiah Johnson Dunn (she/her), and Rochester-area DEI Practitioner, Syd Bell (she/her). Maiah and Syd serve up diversity, equity, and inclusion concepts in actionable conversations paired with real-world examples. Together, we’ll dissect power and privilege […]

Utilizing AI for Winery Marketing Success

Virtual Event

Utilizing AI for Winery Marketing Success Discover the transformative power of large language models like ChatGPT in wine marketing. In this session, discover the transformative power of large language models like ChatGPT in wine marketing. Learn to streamline content creation, automate tasks, and harness AI as a personal assistant. We'll delve into prompt engineering best […]

EV Make-Ready Opportunities

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Are you considering EV charging at your establishment but concerned about costs and complexities? EV programs support all aspects of a community — from your property to downtown retail and entertainment, to hotels, workplaces, and highway fast-charging. It’s estimated that 30% of drivers will be in EVs by 2030. As one of 6 Joint Utilities offering EV […]

New York Wine Classic Awards Ceremony

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The 2024 New York Wine Classic Award winners will be honored on Wednesday, July 17th at 6:00PM EST in a live virtual ceremony hosted by Wanda Mann. Organized annually by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, the New York Wine Classic celebrates a diverse selection of world-class wines from producers within the State. NYWGF has partnered […]