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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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Merlot

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

  • Concord

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

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

Popular Wineries in New York View all

  • Lieb Cellars

    Lieb Family Cellars operates its tasting room and produces its wines at The Premium Wine Group (P...

  • Pindar Vineyards

    Wine has enchanted poets for centuries, and for good reason: like poetry, good wine can be an ...

  • Martha Clara Vineyards

    In 1978, the Entenmann family agreed to sell their family company and move on to greener pastures...

  • Eagle Crest Vineyards

    Eagle Crest Vineyards was originally founded as O-Neh-Da Vineyard in 1872 by Bishop Bernard McQua...

  • Arcadian Estate Winery

    he idea... run a fun family winery that produces great wine! Situated in the heart of Upstate Ne...

  • Wolffer Estate

    Wölffer Estate an American Winery in the Classic European Tradition. Sagaponack, New York: Her...

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New York on Snooth

  • Hello all. I'm Annie, the newest member of the Snooth team. I'll be managing ... ... Wine Center here in New York City. My favorite thing about the class has been tasting the wide variety of wines. I've also enjoyed the history and viticulture classes. I recently started to fret when I realized my last three months of tasting notes were a lit... Read More

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  • We went to Paris for a long weekend with hopes of eating and drinking our way ... way ... I complain about in New York as well. Ive said it before, if I dont like the wine list, I will walk out of a restaurant. I dont understand how my fellow wine directors could not take the time to find the hidden gems of wine to compliment the beautiful ... Read More

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  • Game Bird Red NV

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    Delicious, mild red table wine. The real character comes with its slightly ... bottle, this is a fantastic New York rd win Read More

    Wine review by LandreyO


  • Vincent 2002

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    Quite a good finger-lakes wine. Fruity, full-bodied, without too much of a ... and peppers dinner. A good New York wine at a good pric Read More

    Wine review by LandreyO


  • A few years ago if anyone had said "Vertical Limit" to me I would have ... ... Porsche's Design Studio's in New York and LA for the month of Novembe Read More

    Forum post in the topic Vertical Limit


  • Attention wine and techno buffs Microsoft is offering you a vista to the ... ... the ... new restaurant in New York's St. Regis Hotel which opens next month. The hotel's website promises that its "exclusive 4-seat interactive wine bar... will delight both new and experienced gourmands and oenophiles alike." I'm hoping to try this one for my... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Wine: Meet Your Future


  • Mentioned briefly, last week, I was lucky enough to attend the New York Wine Experience Grand Tasting (like the event itself, quite a mouthful). It proved to be a fantastic opportunity for me to taste many of the world's greatest wines. But first, lets get the negatives out the way:Crammed full of sweaty drunken heathens, a fact which I was perf... Read More

    Forum post in the topic A Grand Tasting


  • Lucas Tug Boat 2006

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    Nice sweet red wine, not over sweet. Read More

    Wine review by Piccolo45


  • "There is something approachable, unstuffy, even friendly in a bottle of Goats ... of Côtes du Rhône." The New York Times April 23, 2006In 1999, lamenting then recently released low U.S. wine consumption figures, American Demographics asked, "How many gallons of soda and beer would be turned into wine if: (a) You could twist off the cap? (b) I... Read More

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  • Paumanok Chenin Blanc North Fork of Long Island 2000

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    Wine review by chrisperre


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