Discover New York Wines
Welcome to New York Wine Country, home of ﬁve major wine regions covering nine ofﬁcially recognized appellations blessed with fertile glacial soil and ideal grape-growing micro-climates.
The third-largest wine-producing region in America, New York has hundreds of wineries that are making international waves with their award-winning Rieslings, Cabernet Francs, Chardonnays, and other varieties. For ﬁne wine lovers, New York has it all.
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New York Wine Country is waiting to offer you a wine touring experience that’s relaxed, enjoyable and unforgettably tasteful.
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An American Viticultural Area (AVA) is a designated wine grape-growing region in the United States distinguishable by geographic features, with boundaries defined by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, United States Department of the Treasury.
The 5 major AVAs are shown below. There are also smaller AVAs in the Finger Lakes Region (Seneca Lake and Cayuga Lake) and on Long Island (The Hamptons and North Fork of Long Island).
The New York Wine & Grape Foundation promotes New York wines, grape juice, and table grapes, and sponsors research to enhance quality, productivity, and social responsibility.
New York Grapes
The New York wine industry is one of the most diverse in the entire wine world. We want to help our wineries, retailers, wholesalers, and potential customers inderstand a bit more about the riches we have to share.
Awards & Accolades
Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition - 2014
Winery: Whitecliff Vineyard
Wine Name: Riesling
Wine Type: Riesling
Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - 2014
Winery: Thirsty Owl Wine Company
Wine Name: Gewürztraminer
Wine Type: Gewürztraminer
New York State Fair - (Note: This is an in-state competition involving only New York wine entries) - 2014
Winery: Lucas Vineyards
Wine Name: Butterfly
Wine Type: White
Award Winning Wines
17 Feb 02/17/2017 1:00 PM
Date and Time: 17 Feb 02/17/2017 1:00 PM 19 Feb 02/19/2017 5:00 PM
Where: Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Region: Finger Lakes
11 Feb 02/11/2017 9:30 AM
Date and Time: 11 Feb 02/11/2017 9:30 AM 11 Feb 02/11/2017 6:00 PM
Where: Varick Winery
Region: Finger Lakes
15 Jan 01/15/2017 11:00 AM
Date and Time: 15 Jan 01/15/2017 11:00 AM 12 Mar 03/12/2017 3:00 PM
Where: 21 Brix Winery
Region: Lake Erie
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