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02/09/16

Folino Estate in Berks County became a winery last year the hard way: on its own. The good news is that there is now a different option for others who are looking to start a vineyard: Northampton Community College this month is starting a new wine-specialist certificate program.

02/09/16

Although Northeast and Midwest grape growing regions have so far been spared from extreme cold this year, the winters of 2014 and 2015 are still etched in the minds of many growers who suffered significant losses due to winter injury.

02/08/16

Southold Farm + Cellar co-owner Regan Meador's recent guest column was filled with so many specious claims informed readers might find it difficult to take him seriously

02/05/16

Leah and David Valvo of Wineforecaster review wines, offer tips and explore the Finger Lakes wine region here each week. This week they visit Art and Jonathan Hunt of Hunt Country Vineyards, who discuss two of their featured wines. If you're looking for a Valentine's Day treat, the wines are perfect for an artisan chocolate pairing.

02/04/16

When asked about the state of Pennsylvania wines recently, John Skrip II, patriarch of the Skrip family's Clover Hill Vineyard and Winery in Breinigsville, offered an opinion on the industry's potential instead.

02/04/16

Bar and restaurant owners are used to working through a tangle of regulations, but liquor licensing may be the most Kafkaesque. Rules vary by state and county, and costs can be stratospheric

02/03/16

Linda Delmonico Prussen is an award-winning journalist, passionate about all things wine, living on Long Island.

02/02/16

The gulf between state and new federal definitions of cider comes down to allowable alcohol and even fizz. The CIDER Act pushed the high level from 7 percent alcohol by volume, or ABV, to 8.5 percent for federal purposes. The state's ABV cap for cider is more than one-third lower, at 5.5 percent. The state also limits the amount of carbonation in ciders, below what is permitted federally. Pennsylvania also blocks quality ciders from distribution through the three-tier system.

02/02/16

After two consecutive harsh winters, grapevine freeze protection is top of mind for many Eastern and Midwestern growers. Here's a look at a few winterizing techniques to consider.

02/02/16

Members of the top hat-wearing Inner Circle announced the "forecast" at sunrise, just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday

02/02/16

It should no longer be a surprise that the East Coast - particularly the Atlantic Coast region of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, all drained by the creeks and rivers of the Chesapeake and Delaware bays - can produce and is producing excellent wines ...

02/01/16

EWE is designed to provide relevant grapegrowing and winemaking information to eastern U.S. and Canadian wineries and vineyards

02/01/16

The veteran wine director has helped shape the New York City wine scene for almost three decades

02/01/16

The longshoremen came back Friday night and worked over the weekend, said Steve Coleman, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which serves as the landlord for the New York Harbor terminal areas in the two states

01/28/16

Rustic barns and sloping hills are just a few of the assets on the Chamberlain Highway that one Berlin resident hopes to incorporate into a local winery. Bradford Kelley spoke at a recent Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, adding to the discussion of amending winery regulations in town

01/28/16

Ben Gavitt '79, director of Cornell's New York State Wine Analytical Lab in Geneva, NY, died Dec. 25 of cancer at age 59.

01/28/16

New Yorkers bought Champagne and red wine to keep them going before one of the worst recorded blizzards on America's north east coast, which brought up to 46 inches of snow in vineyards in Virginia

01/27/16

... it's going to take a long time to find someone to take this position because the New York Wine & Grape Foundation is a very complicated organization, and this is a very complicated, multi-faceted position. So it's not an easy transition

01/25/16

Wine lovers had the chance to taste hundreds of wine selections from around New York Saturday at one location.

01/22/16

Most people if they heard of a place where they could make their own wine, they would immediately think they would have to fly to California to do it. However, there is a place to perfect the art of winemaking close to home.

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