2014 Veraison to Harvest - Issue #1
The first issue of this year's Veraison to Harvest newsletter is now available by clicking here
. You can find issues from this and past seasons at the Veraison to Harvest website, http://grapesandwine.cals.cornell.edu/newsletters/veraison-harvest
2014 Finger Lakes Grape Price Listing
The 2014 Finger Lakes Grape Price List is now available. It can be found under the 'Business Management' section of our website, or by clicking this link
Assistance for Farm Wineries
State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced that, due to harsh winter weather conditions, actions have been taken to protect the state's farm wineries that were potentially impacted. At the second Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directed the state Department of Agriculture and Markets to work with partners to assess the damages incurred by the state's wine industry, and, should grape yields dictate, allow farm wineries to purchase grapes grown outside of New York State. As a result of the damage assessed in surveys conducted by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), Commissioner Ball has issued a determination, pursuant to state law, allowing farm wineries to manufacture or sell wine from grapes grown outside of New York, as well as juice produced outside the state. continue reading.........