Pair it: Fraîche Bistro and Dessert Bar (one of our top Ny Wine Spots) serves up a house-made spinach fettuccine served with chicken, walnuts, tossed with a tarragon cream sauce, and finished with fresh grapes.
Spotted at Furoshiki Kitchen & Cocktails - Glenora Wine Cellars Gewurztraminer, Hunt Country Vineyards on Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes Pearl & Alchemy & 3 Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard Cuvees.
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A fantastic view of Finger Lakes wines from renowned chefs! (via NY Drinks NY)
A mysterious Finger Lakes Vidal Blanc ice wine appears on the menu at Papaya Rochester.
If you could talk to a Rochester restaurant owner, what would you say to convince them to put more NY & Finger Lakes wine on their menu?
Fill in the blanks: My favorite meal is _____ and I like to pair it with ________.
If you happen to spot Americana Vineyards Winery wines on a menu, look for their Revolutionary Red, Cabernet Franc or Apparition for a great pairing.
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Does the body of a wine matter? Light, medium, heavy? What do you prefer?
Wine Spotter Tip: Charley Brown's in Penfield has Dr. Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars & a Fox Run Vineyards Chardonnay which a NY Wine Spotter says goes well with the crab legs.
If you're a locavore in Rochester, you should join us! Together we can ask for more local wines in our restaurants.
Eremita Winery says to try their Un-Oaked Chardonnay, Dry Riesling or Semi-Dry Gewurztraminer when pairing with food.
Hey NY Wine Spotters - what's your favorite food to pair with a signature Finger Lakes Riesling?
Fox Run Vineyards recommends pairing their Cabernet Franc/Lemberger with meats. Grilled meats, rare beef, roast chicken, pepper steak, ribs... our mouths are watering too, yeah.
If you ask for NY & Finger Lakes wines when you dine out, you're halfway to being a NY Wine Spotter - now take the pledge!
WELCOME TO NY WINE SPOTTING
NY Wine Spotting is a grassroots movement to get more of our local wines into our local restaurants. Our movement starts in the Finger Lakes Region, one of the top Wine Regions in NYS, with an emphasis on getting more Finger Lakes wines into Rochester restaurants. As we have success in this Region, we will spread our message and mission across the state helping all NY Wine Regions get their wines into their local restaurants too!
NY Wine Lovers, Become NY Wine Spotters
Take the pledge and get the tools to promote Finger Lakes Wines every time you go out to eat. Request your favorite Finger Lakes wines at your favorite local restaurants using drop cards, and report which restaurants carry Finger Lakes wines and how you enjoyed them with your foods using all of our preset hashtags across our social media channels.Read More
NY Wineries, Rally Your Supporters!
Ask your employees and loyal customers to become NY Wine Spotters! Make yourselves available to go to restaurants for both staff and consumer education tastings. Invite restaurant staff to your wineries for tours and tastings. Work with your distributors to promote your wines when they go these local restaurants.Read More
NY Restaurants, Take the Challenge to Add Local Wines!
We challenge you, our favorite local restaurants, to carry 35% local wines by the glass. Those of you who successfully add these wines to your wine lists become recognized NY Wine Spots, receive a ranking on the list of all Rochester restaurants, and will be promoted through our social media channels and public relations.Read More