COVID-19 Resources

Below we have provided a variety of resources to help with your response to COVID-19. Please submit your questions to Sam Filler, Executive Director of the New York Wine & Grape Foundation HERE.

We invite you to our join our New York Wines: Industry Resources Facebook group dedicated to sharing resources relevant to the community. We will continue to monitor the ever-changing situation regarding increased safeguards at the local, state, and federal levels to help stem the spread of COVID-19. We hope that this online forum will serve as a place for our community to share information as it becomes available. 

You can also reach out to your county health department. Click here for contact information for your county health department.

New York State’s website has the latest information on the virus as well as a host of tips and best practices that you can use to prevent the spread of the illness. Click below to access the page.

Latest News


Governor Cuomo Announces State Will End Food and Beverage Service Curfew

This announcement on food and beverage service and catered events builds on the Governor’s recent measures to further re-open the economy amid a steady decline in New York’s COVID-19 positivity and hospitalization rates. On April 26, Governor Cuomo announced that spectator capacity at large-scale outdoor event venues, including professional and collegiate sports and live performing arts and entertainment, will increase from 20 to 33 percent beginning May 19. This increase will coincide with the previously announced increase in large-scale indoor event venue capacity. Social distancing, masks, health screenings and all other State health and safety protocols remain in effect.

New York Wine & Grape Foundation Operational Changes & Cancellations

Our Penn Yan office is open, with limited staff. The rest of the Foundation staff is continuing to work remotely and is available and ready to help you with any issues, questions, or concerns.

We have suspended all inbound and outbound international travel related to the Export Program until further notice.