Wine Tour of the Finger Lakes: Where to Stop, What to Taste, and What to Buy in New York State's Premier Wine Region
The oldest wine region in America, upstate New York is also home to a wine revolution: the cultivation of vinifera grapes in the microclimates of the Finger Lakes. This book reveals the stunning success of upstate vintners; winning in international competitions and attracting crowds of enthusiasts, their wines are taking the world by storm. Wells suggests wineries to visit, vintages to purchase and recipes to pair with the wines. Also included is a complete listing of all the wineries in the Finger Lakes area. The book is lavishly illustrated with photographs of the wineries and the region.
If I were Hugh Johnson or Jancis Robinson, I could clear my throat and begin my story with a distinguished pronouncement about how I've watched several wine regions around the globe evolve from their infancy to later stages of maturity. But I lack the perspective of someone who's been a