Smallholdings on Skaneateles Lake

“We are proud to be one of only a handful of vineyards on Skaneateles Lake,” Christopher Bodell (who goes by Chris) tells my wife Alice and me about Lot 10 Vineyard as we taste wine his wine with him and his partner Alicia Tsai. Alicia, Chris and Whisky The vineyard’s name is a nod to the tracts of land granted as commissions to the soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War.  Chris can trace... Continue Reading →

Grapes are Taking Off at Airy Acres

“My grandmother Betty lived in the old farm house that was built in the 1840’s.  In 2023 we’re planning on making it into our tasting room and having her picture and maybe a plaque as a dedication to her.”  says Noah, son of Pam and Fred Bassette, owners of Airy Acres Vineyard. Airy Acres Vineyards... Continue Reading →

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