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FLXcursion Grand Tasting

Julie Hosbach

Category: Industry

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The FLXcursion Grand Tasting will take place in  Geneva, NY on July 21st and feature noted cool climate  wine producers from around the world and over 400  public attendees. Title sponsors for the Grand Tasting  include Wegmans, Farm Credit East, and the Finger  Lakes Wine Alliance.  ​From July 21-23, over 150  leading winemakers, writers, sommeliers, and industry  professionals from across the vinous world will be in the  Finger Lakes for the FLXcursion International Riesling Expo.  The Grand Tasting marks the opening event to kickoff the  conference. ​The tasting will take place on the lakefront in  Geneva, NY and tickets are now available. Winemakers and  principals representing over 30 producers from cool  climate regions around the world (Germany, Austria, US,  Canada, Australia, and more) will be presenting their  portfolios.

“Never before have so many wines and winemakers been  on hand for tasting in our region, we can't wait to share this  experience with our local community ” says Co-chair of  FLXcursion, Kelby Russell. Russell is the Winemaker at Red  Newt Cellars on Seneca Lake.  
“The Finger Lakes Region is ready to host the wine  community on a scale of this size and the Grand Tasting is  an incredible opportunity for wine enthusiasts to taste with  winemakers and principals from many noted producers,”  says Oskar Bynke, Co-chair of the FLXcursion and  Co-owner of Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard and Standing  Stone Vineyards on Seneca Lake.  

Tickets to the Grand Tasting are $60 and include the  tasting from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., hors d'oeuvres, and a  souvenir glass. A select number of VIP tickets will be  available for $100.  

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