New York Wine

Though the first successful North American wine production is often credited to California, New York is where the industry was first pioneered in the United States. The Dutch and Huguenot settlers were the first to cultivate wine grapes in the 16th century. The oldest continuously operating winery, the Brotherhood Winery (which produces strictly sacramental wines, which is how they got around the Prohibition), first known as Jacques Brothers, was established in 1837. The country’s first bonded winery, the Pleasant Valley Wine Company (also known as the Great Western Wine Company), was established in the 1860s in Steuben County. 

 
For a long time, New York wines languished behind the high reputations of its west coast rivals. Most of the wines produced were labrusca varieties such as Concord, Diamond and Baco Noir, mostly in sweet styles that were embraced by certain drinkers, but ignored by much of the “serious” wine community. In the 1950s, Dr. Konstantin Frank immigrated Read more »

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  • Concord

    Concord started out as a chance hybrid between vitis vinifera and vitis labrusca. It was first introduced in 1843 by ...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

Subregions of New York

  • Finger Lakes

      The Finger Lakes wine region in upstate New York is centered around the Canandaigua (meani...

  • Hudson River

    "Longevity" aptly sums up the Hudson River Region of New York. The historic region claims both th...

  • Hudson Valley

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  • Bully Hill Love Goat Red NV

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  • Bully Hill Vineyards Banty

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  • Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards Red Blend Seneca Lake Red Cat

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  • Castello di Borghese Pinot Noir Long Island 2004

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    This wine is simply too young to drink right now. i get some red fruit and floral components. but the tannins and alcohol are really in the forefront and need to integrate. I decanted for five hours and it still had little real flavor. cellar this bad boy. Read More

    Wine review by aronowm2


  • Hosmer Winery Cayuga Lake Seyval 2006

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    lightly fruity, light body. enjoyable.would nice with seafood or something acidic like a salad with vinagrette Read More

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  • Bully Hill Grower's Red 2006

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  • Bully Hill Grower's Rose 2006

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