Blog » Archive: September 2015

  • Winery Weekend Wisdom

    Cayuga Lake Tasting Room, Sheldrake Point Winery

    It is that wonderful time of year when a winery weekend beckons, as October is your last chance to get out before the cold winds of November begin to blow from the north. For this reason, we call October “weekend month” in Finger Lakes winery lingo.

    At Sheldrake Point, we see visitors all through the week during the summer months, but on weekends in October, visitors arrive at the winery in droves. Especially on Saturdays. more»

  • Aging Wine 101

    A common assumption about aging wine is that that longer that you keep it, the better it will get. However, it is a misconception that wine must be aged. So when we hear the frequent question “how long do I keep wine before drinking?”—the short answer is: It depends. Throughout the world, most wine is meant to be consumed ‘young,’ more»