Enhanced Wine Seminars
Presented by Women For WineSense
Stay tuned for the Enhanced Seminars for the 2021 Finger Lakes Wine Festival.
Enhanced Seminars take place in the second floor of the air-conditioned Watkins Glen International Media Center.
Each Enhanced Seminar will be led by speakers from Women for WineSense: Finger Lakes Chapter and include small plates of food to further augment the tasting experience.
Seminars also require the purchase of a Finger Lakes Wine Festival day or weekend ticket.
Award Winning Wines of the Finger Lakes
|The days of people not taking the Finger Lakes, as a wine making region seriously, are over! We will taste six wines that have received high praise in major wine publications. Let's talk about the potential of the region, why these wines are so great, and why the wine critics love us.|
|Uncharted Terroir: How Climate Change Is Impacting Wine; What One Finger Lakes Winery Is Doing About It
Saturday, July 11th - 2:30 p.m.
$20 per person
|Learn what one winery is doing in the Finger Lakes region to off-set the effects that climate change has on our growing region. Suzanne Hunt, from Hunt Country Winery will present how farming has always been hard, but climate change is making it even harder these days. We depend on clean air and water, healthy soil, and a stable climate to make great wines. And that's why they are doing everything they can to help our region replace its old dependence on fossil fuels with clean, advanced renewable energy. We will taste six wines from wineries that are working hard to farm sustainably.|
|Riesling, the Queen Bee of the Finger Lakes
Sunday, July 12th - 11:30 a.m.
$25 per person
|Rieslings have helped put the Finger Lakes on the world wine map. Taste for yourself why this is our Queen Bee varietal and see how food friendly this grape can be. You will be tasting six wines total, with both dry and semi-dry expressions being poured.|
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