There were over 200 wines to taste and meet the winemakers behind the labels at the 6th Annual NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting. Local pours from around the state were accompanied by New York cheeses, charcuterie, and other hors d'oeuvres from some of the most celebrated artisans in notable regions.
Over 40 wineries from the Finger Lakes, Long Island, Niagara Escarpment, Hudson River Region, and Lake Erie were featured at this walk-around tasting at the Altman Building (135 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011).
NY Drinks NY celebrates New York wine during a month-long promotion in March, organized by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation
The New York Wine & Grape Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation promoting all wineries and grape-growers in New York State. The Foundation's strategic goal is to have the New York grape and wine industry recognized as a world leader in quality, productivity, and social responsibility. New York ranks third in wine production nation-wide and the wine industry contributes $4.8 billion annually to the state's economy.