Presented by Women for WineSense
Check out the below Free Seminars for the 2020 Finger Lakes Wine Festival.
- Free Seminars take place on the first floor of the air-conditioned Watkins Glen International Media Center.
- All seminars will be led by speakers from the Women for WineSense: Finger Lakes Chapter.
- To participate, you will need to bring your Festival glass to the seminar. Seating is first come, first served.
|Red Wines of the Finger Lakes
Saturday, July 11th - 11:00 a.m.
|The Finger Lakes is world-renowned for its aromatic white wines, but the red wines are also drawing a lot of attention. Attend this seminar for a chance to taste some red varietals and learn what makes our region’s red wines different than other growing region and broaden your red wine knowledge.|
|Riesling - Finger Lakes #1 Selling Wine
Saturday, July 11th - 1:00 p.m.
|Come explore the Riesling grape and how the Finger Lakes, with its cool climate, has such an impact on this varietal. In this seminar, you will taste four different expressions of Riesling and will learn what exciting things these wines have to offer.|
|ABC Wines (Anything But Chardonnay) of the Finger Lakes
Saturday, July 11th - 2:00 p.m.
|Did you ever wonder what the Finger Lakes has to offer besides Chardonnay and Riesling as white wines? Attend this seminar and try some exciting, and upcoming white wines that are sure to wow you.|
|The Future of the Wine Industry? Sustainability for Seven Generations
Sunday, July 12th - 12:00 p.m.
|Sustainability in the wine industry has become a necessity due to climate change. Taste four wines from wineries that are trying to make a difference in this ever-changing wine making region.|
|Some Like It Sweet
Sunday, July 12th - 1:00 p.m.
|Sweet wines are an important part of Finger Lakes wine history. If you are a sweet wine drinker (or even if you are not), and are looking for something new, join us to explore some iconic wines that have been around for decades, which helped build the region to what it is today.|
|The Rosé Sensation
Sunday, July 12th - 2:00 p.m.
|Rosé is one of the fastest growing wine categories throughout the world, and increasingly, the world is recognizing the Finger Lakes as a major producer of these wines. Learn why this style of wine is so appealing to so many, and so food friendly! Explore why the Finger Lakes does such an amazing job with Rosés. We will taste four different Finger Lakes Rosés, made from different varietals and explore the differences in style.|