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Atwater Vineyards

 
September 7, 2016 |

Atwater On The Road

15th Annual Hudson Valley Wine Festival September 10-11, 2016

 
We are heading to The Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck this weekend for the 15th Annual Hudson Valley Wine Festival.  Celebrating with our "downstate" A-Team that has been "workin" this event with us for all these years and other FLX wineries that have been doing the same.

Come and visit our booth #18 in the A Building - right up front, we've got some bundle deals for you and special commemorative wine labels applied to some Mini (splits) Stone Bridge Red bottles, 2013 Cabernet Franc, Celsius, and Sweet Niagara. Special label designed by Brian McGrane.  Limited quantities. 


 

 

Time Posted: Sep 7, 2016 at 7:15 PM Permalink to Atwater On The Road Permalink
Atwater Vineyards
 
August 10, 2016 | Atwater Vineyards

Vinny Wins Governor's Cup For Billsboro Wine

The Atwater Team is as proud as can be to announce that our humble winemaker, Vincent Aliperti has been awarded New York wine industry's highest honor for his 2013 Billsboro Syrah.  The grapes were sourced from Sawmill Creek Vineyards right here on Seneca Lake.  Congrats Vinny & Kim and Eric & Tina Hazlitt!!

Time Posted: Aug 10, 2016 at 12:17 PM Permalink to Vinny Wins Governor's Cup For Billsboro Wine Permalink
 
August 9, 2016 |

New Scores and Vineyard Report

Our latest scores just received from Wine Enthusiast Magazine. These will be in the Nov. issue.

89 Atwater 2015 Dry Rosé of Cabernet Franc  
89 Atwater 2014 Dry Riesling


The New York Wine & Food Classic winners will be announced tomorrow (Aug 10) that include the Governor's Cup and Winery of the Year.   We will be awaiting the results to share with you.

2016 New York Wine & Food Classic, a professional wine competition open to all wineries in New York State, scheduled for August 8 – 10 at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel in the Finger Lakes.  

The New York Wine & Food Classic has become known as “The Oscars” of the New York wine industry. The 21 judges include wine writers, wine educators, retailers, restaurateurs and other experts from around the State, country, and world.  All wines are judged “blind” on their own merits, with the “Governor’s Cup” and other awards made public as soon as possible after the competition ends.

UPDATE:  
DOUBLE GOLD
   2014  Dry Riesling
  2015  Dry Rosé of Cab Franc
              SILVER
   2014  Chardonnay
   2013  Big Blend
   2014  Fahrenheit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


There has been a lot of discussion about the lack of rain in the FLX, and yes it will probably mean a smaller crop, meaning weight, but hopefully a richer one.  We at Atwater are OK.  The vines are amazingly smart and are turning their leaves away from the sun to preserve evaporation.  

We are again hearing that it's going to rain, maybe tomorrow, maybe through Saturday.  We do need a nice steady day of rain.  This will catch and save our grapes right on the "cusp" as they say.  

Have a good week all -  Ted
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Time Posted: Aug 9, 2016 at 11:02 AM Permalink to New Scores and Vineyard Report Permalink
Amanda Gumtow
 
July 8, 2016 | Amanda Gumtow

Pop Up Summer Food Events

Silo Food Truck •  July 9th 12-4 pm

 A sustainable Farm to Food Truck! Fried chicken baby. Locally sourced....always, no matter where the truck is... They have a huge following and once you taste their scrumptious chicken, you will know why. They celebrated our 15th Anniversary with us last year and we are excited to welcome them back.










 




OmNomNomelttes • July 16th 

Brunch & Beliinis vineyard side with a view of Seneca Lake, just another day on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail! Omnomnomelttes is a quirky pop-up brunch bistro that features omelettes, pastries and sandwiches using fresh, local and sustainable ingredients. Paired with our flavored Bellinis made with Atwater’s Riesling Bubble, this a great way to start your journey around Seneca Lake.














Global Taco @ Atwater Winery • July 30, 12-4 

Taco creations inspired by flavors all over the world, Global Taco is a local favorite. Keep an eye out for the big yellow food truck!


Global Taco is a food truck in Chemung, Steuben, & Schuyler serving tacos from around the world April-October. Schedule globaltacotruck.com!
 

Time Posted: Jul 8, 2016 at 7:02 AM Permalink to Pop Up Summer Food Events Permalink