Category: Beer, Wine & Spirits

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Summer Kicks off Saturday in downtown Auburn

Saturday marks the return of the Summer Saturday Markets in downtown Auburn. Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason says the market is moving to a new location this year.  The rally will feature guest speakers. The theme for this week’s market is ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason (podcast)

In our weekly City Council recap, we discuss a presentation by the Preservation League of New York State on the National Register of Historic Places and some Auburn neighborhoods that are eligible for inclusion and the return of the Summer Saturday Market ... MORE
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FLX WEEKLY: Cameron Hosmer & Hosmer Winery (podcast)

Cameron Hosmer will be our guest, representing Hosmer Winery, for June’s Wine Wednesday edition of FLX Weekly.. He’s bringing on Cab Franc Rosé, Semi-Dry Riesling, and Pearydactyl to sample. Join Cameron, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail director Katherine Chase, Sydney Radka and Jim ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Cortni Stahl & Cassie McGhan from Star Cider (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Cassie McGhan from Star Cider (podcast)

Founded in 2014, Star Cider sprouted from a love of making hard cider with family and friends and a legacy of cider-making that dates back over three generations. Cassie McGhan is in-studio to talk about everything going on at Star Cider’s brand ... MORE
Seasonal Local Fare available now along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Seasonal Local Fare available now along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

In addition to offering plenty of hand-crafted wines, the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is proud to announce the expansion of their food offerings with the opening of all seasonal restaurants along the lake. Knapp Winery’s Vineyard Restaurant is located steps away from the ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Josh Kessler, winemaker for Swedish Hill and Goose Watch (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Josh Kessler, winemaker for Swedish Hill and Goose Watch (podcast)

Josh Kessler, the new winemaker for Swedish Hill and Goose Watch Wineries is in-studio with Katherine Chase for another Wine Wednesday edition of FLX Weekly. Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi will be sampling 2 brand new releases: Viognier Pet-Nat and 2017 Lemberger ... MORE
‘We are definitely coming back’: Owners of Hollerhorn Distilling plan to rebuild after fire destroys most of facility

‘We are definitely coming back’: Owners of Hollerhorn Distilling plan to rebuild after large fire

The owners of Hollerhorn Distilling in Naples are working to rebuild after a fire earlier this month destroyed a large portion of the facility. The fire broke out in the early morning hours of May 12. It destroyed the tasting room, dining ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: Country Music Festival Prep and a trip to Red Brick Pub

Finger Lakes Travel: FLX Country Music Festival checklist and a trip to the Red Brick Pub

As the Finger Lakes Country Music Festival approaches, we’re getting prepared. We’ve made a checklist to help you get festival-ready, including tips on what to pack, outfits, hairstyles and scheduling! @fingerlakes1 See you there on June 4th!#countrymusicfestival #musicfestivaloutfit #musicfestival #concertoutfit #fyp #ootd ... MORE
Fulkerson Winery ‘Will Run for Wine’ 5k trail run on June 4

Fulkerson Winery ‘Will Run for Wine’ 5k trail run on June 4

Fulkerson Winery invites trail enthusiasts to celebrate National Trails day by competing in the Second Annual Will Run For Wine, Heritage 5k Trail Run on June 4, 2022, at Fulkerson Winery (5576 Route 14, Dundee, NY). The event will use a staggered start, ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Brian Mastrosimone of Lincoln Hills Farm (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Brian Mastrosimone of Lincoln Hills Farm (podcast)

Brian Mastrosimone is the owner of Lincoln Hills Farm in Canandaigua is in-studio to talk about everything going on at the unique outdoor event venue. Brian will join Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi as summer in the Finger Lakes is set to ... MORE
Fox Run Vineyards hosts Geneva Chamber’s May Mixer

Fox Run Vineyards hosts Geneva Chamber’s May Mixer

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce held its May Business After Hours Networking Mixer at Fox Run Vineyards in Penn Yan on Wednesday May 11.  The event was attended by several representatives throughout the region, including Chamber and board members, as well ... MORE
THE PINTCAST: A look inside the bottle at Waterloo Container (podcast)

THE PINTCAST: A look inside the bottle at Waterloo Container (podcast)

In this episode, instead of talking about craft beverages, we take a look at the bottles they come in with CFO Dick Beauchine and CEO Rich Swinehart at Waterloo Container. Norm and Bill Lutz started the company in 1980, about the same ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Derek and Stacey Edinger make Belgian-style beer in a former sheep barn (podcast)

THE PINTCAST: Derek and Stacey Edinger make Belgian-style beer in a former sheep barn (podcast)

In this episode, I talked with Derek and Stacy about Derek’s transition from a popular homebrewer to a microbrewery owner. They told us the story of how they traveled to the great beer regions of the world and decided to come back ... MORE
THE PINTCAST: John Martini from Anthony Road Wine Company on growing grapes, making wine and working with family (podcast)

THE PINTCAST: John Martini from Anthony Road Wine Company on growing grapes, making wine and working with family (podcast)

I sat down with John at Anthony Road, with its expansive view of Seneca Lake. In 1973, a friend told John and Anne Martini they should move to the Finger Lakes and grow grapes. When changes in the industry made it more ... MORE
Drink Like a Girl Bridgefest benefit all-girls Rochester public school

Drink Like a Girl Bridgefest benefits all-girls Rochester public school

The Pont de Rennes Bridge in Rochester’s High Falls neighborhood is being shut down today for the first-ever Drink Like a Girl Bridgefest. Organizer Kelly Guilfoyle says she’s not sure anyone has taken over a bridge before, and she tells us about ... MORE