Lake George Tourism · Wine

Best of the Adirondack Wine and Food Festival

Our trip to the Adirondack Wine and Food Festival was a late Father’s Day, and early birthday, present for my Dad. It’s a celebration of New York wines, beers, cider, distilled spirits and food. There were more vendors and more people than last year, which is wonderful because it means several things: the craft beverage… Continue reading Best of the Adirondack Wine and Food Festival

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Adirondack Winery 7th Anniversary Party

A few weeks ago we were invited to celebrate the Adirondack Winery’s 7th anniversary. Really, 7 years? Wow.  It’s so exciting to see this family-owned and run business thriving. We’ve watched them go through so many changed and growth spurts — new wines, renovated and rerenovated tasting room, a new design. So many great things. … Continue reading Adirondack Winery 7th Anniversary Party

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Adirondack Winery's 6th Anniversary Celebration

Last week I was invited to celebrate the 6th anniversary of the Adirondack Winery.  I’ve attended their anniversary celebrations in the past, but this one was different. Instead of several nights of small parties and tasting held at their store. It was one big celebration at The Georgian overlooking a fozen, but beautiful Lake George. … Continue reading Adirondack Winery's 6th Anniversary Celebration

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Adirondack Winery Among Upper Hudson Valley Wineries to Win Medals at Competition

Adirondack Winery  took home four medals, including three silver medals for its Seyval Blanc, Baco Noir and Pink Gem (Niagara Blush), as well as a Bronze medal for its Red Ruby (sweet red blend) wine during the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, which was held March 29-30 in Rochester to benefit Camp Good Days. “We… Continue reading Adirondack Winery Among Upper Hudson Valley Wineries to Win Medals at Competition

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Wednesday Wine: Wycombe Vineyards’ Chambourcin

Wycombe Vineyards‘ Chambourcin isn’t for everyone, as I learned when I served it at dinner over the weekend. But, if you like a spicier red with a peppery undertone, definitely give it a try — it’s a true Chambourcin. I picked this bottle up a few years ago during a weekend that was spent visiting vineyards along the… Continue reading Wednesday Wine: Wycombe Vineyards’ Chambourcin

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Connecticut Wine Trail: Miranda Vineyard

For this week’s Wednesday Wine, we are staying in the northeast, but taking a trip to the Miranda Vineyard in Connecticut. I was near their beautiful property in Goshen last Friday and stopped in for a visit and tasting. Nestled away off all the major roadways, this winery is surrounded by fields filled with grapes… Continue reading Connecticut Wine Trail: Miranda Vineyard

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Colebrook Country Wines Special Reserve 2007 Pinot Noir: Wednesday Wine

I stumbled across the Gansevoort, N.Y.-based Colebrook Country Wines at the Bolton Landing farmers market, and after tasting two of their wine, I was sold on a bottle of their 2007 special reserve pinot noir. If you read the label, you wouldn’t think a vegetarian like me would be interested: Pairs exceptionally well with grilled… Continue reading Colebrook Country Wines Special Reserve 2007 Pinot Noir: Wednesday Wine

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Small Business Saturday: Food, Wine, Clothing

Today is Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. We’ve compilied a list of some of our favorite small and family run food, wine and clothing businesses across the country that we love and hope you will consider supporting today. Some have… Continue reading Small Business Saturday: Food, Wine, Clothing