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Finger Lakes wineries feeling the impact of coronavirus

(Provided by New York Wine & Grape Foundation)

When Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the closure of restaurants, bars, gyms and movie theaters earlier this week, he also effectively closed the tasting rooms of more than 500 wineries statewide. Preventive efforts like this aimed at lessening the severity ...

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Wineries facing rash of lawsuits over accessibility (access required)

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If you get sued over how accessible your website is for people with visual impairments, fix the problems rather than settle the lawsuit, says Robert Duffy, president of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce. His statement was prompted by a wave ...

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Local colleges offer new and renewed workforce opportunities (access required)

Monroe Community College student Jack Chismar polishes lenses in an optics fabrication lab. Photo supplied by MCC.

In Geneva, students at Finger Lakes Community College ferment wine, hoping their training will provide either a second career in the wine industry or a less-expensive leg up on bachelor’s degree they’ll complete at Cornell University. In North Chili, meanwhile, students at Roberts ...

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Torrey Ridge owners buy Rooster Hill Vineyards (access required)

Paul Curcillo and Stephanie King, left, bought Rooster Hill  Vineyards from founders Amy and Dave Hoffman, right.

Paul Curcillo and Stephanie King, the Philadelphia couple who bought Torrey Ridge Winery in 2015, have now acquired another Finger Lakes winery: Rooster Hill Vineyards. Rooster Hill’s founders were Amy and Dave Hoffman, who decided to retire after 16 years ...

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Dr. Frank joins the trend of elevating the wine-tasting experience (access required)

The view and wine flights invite visitors to Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery to linger a while.

 Instead of the sip, spit and run experience that has been part of wine tasting in the Finger Lakes for decades, Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery is inviting visitors to sit and enjoy the view. Dr. Frank is opening a rooftop ...

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