Did you ever ask your grandma to make some favorite, insanely difficult to create dessert for special occasions? Maybe it … Continue reading One of America’s unsung beverage gems: the ice wines of the Finger Lakes
Sometimes, “the perfect storm” is actually perfect. On my birthday, a storm slammed the East Coast, grounding planes out of … Continue reading Chic drinking, dining in small-town Corning, NY: The Cellar
There are times when you want a light, nourishing lunch with the utmost tastiness. As it turns out, it was … Continue reading Nostalgic charm and a good lunch in the Finger Lakes: Old World Cafe and Ice Cream
Before heading to New York’s Finger Lakes region, do as my mom always advises: “Save your pennies!” The shops are … Continue reading Get YOUR Marco Polo on: fabulous shopping in New York’s Finger Lakes
Do you ever travel somewhere and quietly start asking locals where they’re going for dinner this week? If a restaurant … Continue reading Eat and soak in the beauty like you live here: the Finger Lakes’ Snug Harbor
It’s an undeniable truth that going against the tide — and sometimes, doing the right thing requires just that — … Continue reading Wine, burgers, art and a lesson in fierce perseverance: Finger Lake’s Bully Hill Vineyards
When Pleasant Valley Wine Company was founded in 1860, our country was a very different place. Founded not even “four … Continue reading The heritage of Pleasant Valley Wine Co.: Taylor, Great Western and all of America!