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2014-01-30 08:27:59

DUNDEE, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Villa Bellangelo Winery is proud to announce the publication of the second edition of A Sense of Place: A Discovery of Finger Lakes Wine History and Villa Bellangelo Winery. A Sense of Place is a first-of-its-kind narrative history and biography for the Finger Lakes. The second expanded edition, set for release on February 1, 2014, will be available in print and e-book. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/PH55653-a )...

2010-12-07 14:05:44

University of Missouri researchers study traits that make Norton grapes resistant to debilitating mildew In a few years, a sip of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Pinot Noir may include a taste of the "Show-Me" State. The state grape of Missouri "“ the Norton variety grown at many vineyards around the state "“ is resistant to powdery mildew, a fungal pathogen that affects winemaking grapes around the world. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri are working to identify...

2010-11-08 12:30:00

WESTFIELD, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 1,150 grape growers delivered this year's Concord and Niagara juice-grape crop to Welch's receiving plants in New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Washington State. Welch's is the co-op's wholly owned marketing arm producing and selling the Welch's products consumers have been enjoying since 1869. Says Richard Erdle, director Member Relations, "This year's crop yielded only 78 percent of the co-op's average crop size, due in large...

2010-06-16 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Union and Wines of Germany will present top European Rieslings at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado from June 18-20. For 28 years, Food & Wine magazine has hosted this highly exclusive and popular industry retreat, shaping it into the premier food and wine festival in the U.S. The event will cater to a targeted group of 5,000 wine enthusiasts and VIP members of the trade and media, including industry stars such as chefs Jose...

2009-12-03 10:00:00

MILLBROOK, N.Y., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Millbrook Vineyards and Winery (http://millbrookwine.com) and the Dutchess Arts Council (http://www.artsmidhudson.org) is pleased to announce Barbara Masterson as the winner of the 1st annual Millbrook Winery/Dutchess County Arts Council Hudson Valley Artist Wine Label Competition. Masterson's image "Orchard" has been turned into a Millbrook wine label and will adorn Millbrook wine on limited release though the 2009 holiday season. The limited...

2009-11-16 08:30:00

CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's® and Scholastic Parent & Child® Magazine have launched a unique Harvest Grants program to help 100 winning schools nationwide grow fruit and vegetable gardens. Thousands of school children nationwide will have the opportunity to participate in this unique, hands-on learning experience that can help bring to life subjects such as science, math and even literacy. Starting this month, K-8 teachers are...

2009-11-12 10:12:00

CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Welch's unveils a new 'Real. Grape. Goodness' campaign that celebrates our delicious and inherently healthy Concord grape. Welch's Concord grapes which are grown by approximately 1,200 family-farmer owners in vineyards across North America are pressed to make Welch's 100% Grape Juice and other grape-based products. This natural super fruit and the farmers who grow it, represent the authentic essence of Welch's, and they are being brought to...

2009-10-01 08:00:00

CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's is aiming to donate one million servings of 100 percent juice to America's largest domestic hunger-relief charity Feeding America. As the Welch's Concord and Niagara grape harvests get underway in vineyards across North America, Welch's is partnering with Feeding America to share the bounty of its harvest with the millions of families nationwide who do not have access to adequate amounts of food to sustain a healthy life. Welch's...

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Finger Lakes National Forest
2013-12-24 11:03:56

The Finger Lakes National Forest is made up of 16,259 acres of Seneca and Schuyler counties, located between Seneca Lake and Cayuha Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York within the United States of America. The forest has over 30 miles of interconnecting trails that cross ravines, pastures, woodlands, and gorges. Although roughly 3.2 million acres of New York State is located in State Forest Preserves, Wildlife Management Areas, and Forests, there are few large areas of public land...

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