Blog » Archive: July 2015

  • Introducing Whitney Elrod, Wine Club Manager

    Whitney Elrod

    Ithaca native Whitney Elrod got here the way so many others have—through the tasting room! Sheldrake Point Winery’s new wine club manager joined us this past spring. Here’s a bit more about Whitney: What’s your background and how did you get into the wine industry? I grew up in Ithaca and studied English and teaching at Hobart and William Smith more»

  • No vineyard? No Problem: Custom Crush

    Sheldrake Point Winery Sign

    Back in 1997 when Sheldrake Point was just starting to be planted with grape vines, we obviously didn’t yet have our vineyard to provide the fruit for our wines. No vineyard? No problem! We purchased fruit from growers in the Finger Lakes and Long Island, and then contracted to have our first wines made for us, mostly by Peter Bell more»