“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 →
Bravery Wines – Made by a Veteran to Celebrate the Hero in All of Us.
“For my wife Jennifer and I, bravery isn’t just found in the military and first responders, it’s also found in common people. People who choose to be kind to each other, people who live a life of service” says Corey Christman, founder of Bravery Wines. After retiring from the Air Force with more than twenty... Continue Reading →
Meet the Budmens of “Scout Vineyards”
She was going to be a small-town physician. He was going to be an environmental lawyer. Meet Daniel and Olivia Budmen, owners of Scout Vineyards in Penn Yan, NY, who started their college days with very different careers in mind. Story by Wayne Schutz. Photo credits Alice Schutz. Editing by Laura Thompson. How it All... Continue Reading →