All in the Family: Barry Family Cellars

 We're sorry to note that the tasting room has permanently closed on May 30th 2020. However, Ian will continue to make fine wines ! By Wayne Schutz, Photo Credits Alice Schutz With a welcoming smile, Ian Barry greeted us at the door of his historic tasting room in Burdett.  Built around 1819, the building serves as a... Continue Reading →

Mark T. Wiltberger Cellars on Keuka Lake

By Wayne Schutz, Photo Credits Alice Schutz Winemaker Mark Wiltberger has come full circle: growing up and leaving the Finger Lakes, traveling, and then returning to make wine at his own winery, Mark T. Wiltberger Cellars on Keuka Lake. The son of nearby Keuka Springs Vineyards owners, Len and Judy Wiltberger, Mark started his own brand in... Continue Reading →

Zum Wohl! — Weis Vineyards on Keuka Lake

By Wayne Schutz,  In a rustic red schoolhouse built in 1887 on Keuka Lake, a young German winemaker is fulfilling his destiny. Peter Weis, from the Mosel region in Germany, follows in his father's and grandfather's footsteps, making superb German style wines here in the Finger Lakes. With a philosophy that wine “starts in a... Continue Reading →

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