The number of Craft Beer producers has more than double over the past three years in New York. THe Rochester Region has been experiencing what can only be called a local boom as new breweries operations seem to be popping up everywhere. By comparison, this is still nowhere near the total prior to prohibition and now with a population four times larger - room to grow, definitely.
When yo go to your liquor store, are you buying the wine you think you're buying? CBS This Morning news reported on an extensive investigation into a 'bait and switch' tactic where the wine store chains have been routinely and over a course of years been selling wine, but misidentifying the year the wine was produced called the vintage date.
Finger Lakes Community College began a concentration in Viticulture and Enology (Winemaking) with its first students producing wine with their first vintage from the harvest of 2010. Sharing laboratory and classroom space, Associate Professor Paul Brock began to assemble the fundamental equipment necessary to produce and test wine. The first two vintages, named by the students in the winemaking course, were called 'First Class' and 'Higher Taste'. They voted and agreed to l