Field Notes

News and Updates from the New York Wine & Grape Foundation

Canandaigua Lake

Governor’s Cup Winner Hazlitt 1852 Shines Spotlight on Native Grapes

Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards has a long agricultural history that goes well beyond wine. The winery’s name itself reveals a bit of its story.  In 1852, the Hazlitt family purchased 153 acres in Hector, NY, already planted with fruit trees and vineyards. And while grapes thrived there for more than a century, the winery itself didn’t come along until 1985. In the 37 years since the family became winemakers, Hazlitt 1852

Hazlitt Red Cat Cellars Celebrates 10 Years Of Successful Workforce And Economic Growth

Hazlitt Red Cat Cellars, part of the Hazlitt family wine production holdings, is celebrating 10 years in business and its benefit to the workforce and economic growth in the Naples community. The expansive facility is now home to multiple businesses. These include East Coast Crush and Co-Pack, Hazlitt’s custom beverage production services company, as well as an on-site retail and tasting room, a brewery, and a recreational hiking trail. In

Inspire Moore Winery & Vineyard

Inspire Moore is a boutique winery producing a few thousand cases of Finger Lakes appellation wines whose focus is on aromatic varietal whites, vintage driven varietal reds, ice wine and blends that are defined by small lot production.

Arbor Hill Grapery & Winery

Arbor Hill Winery & Grapery is a 33 year old winery known for its 30+ award-winning wines and the 57 gourmet food products that are painstakingly produced with a focus on quality and uniqueness. Visitors may enjoy tasting wine, gourmet food products and savoring the craft beers at Brew & Brats at Arbor Hill located in the historic carriage barn behind the winery. Free live music every Friday and Saturday