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  • Harvest 2015, Part I

    During those sun-drenched late summer days when we started picking back in mid-September, someone asked me about my expectations for Harvest 2015. I began my answer by saying, “Barring a hail storm that takes out the vineyard…”—because, at the time, there had been enough summer heat to nicely ripen our fruit, rain came when we need it, and as a result there was not much disease pressure on the fruit. Harvest 2015 on Sheldrake Point started out glorious!  more»

  • 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

    *Please note: as of 2017 we are no longer accepting new clients for our custom crush program.* 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 more»