Tag Archives: New York Wine & Grape Foundation

Lester Eber, longtime distributor, dead at 82

Lester Eber, who worked for more than six decades in the wine and liquor industry, much of that time representing the former family-owned Eber Brothers Wine & Liquor distribution company in Rochester, died April 5 from complications of COVID-19. He ...

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Wine industry awards honor Arbor Hill’s John Brahm III, others (access required)

John H. Brahm III

The late John Brahm III, founder of Arbor Hill Grapery and Winery in South Bristol, Ontario County, was honored at the Unity Awards Banquet Wednesday on the opening day of a wine industry conference in Henrietta. Brahm, who also founded ...

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Grapes and wine have significant impact in New York, study reports (access required)

A study on economic impact of the grape an wine industry in 2019 includes research and development work such as the breeding done for Cornell's Bruce Reisch.

For every $1 million the state provides to boost the grape and wine industry in New York, it gets $1.3 billion back in taxes, according to an economic impact report that just came out. The report compiled on behalf of the New York ...

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Wagner Vineyards named New York winery of the year (access required)

Wagner Vineyards, located the east side of Seneca Lake, was named Winery of the Year at the annual New York Wine Classic held in Watkins Glenn Monday through Wednesday. The prize comes as the winery is celebrating its 40th anniversary. ...

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