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Month: May 2015

The Brewery of Broken Dreams- Hammondsport, NY

After lunch at the Village Tavern in Hammondsport, NY we drove to the West side of Lake Keuka to try one more winery.  Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars is the most famous winery in these parts. We were there at 4pm on a Wednesday so it wasn’t too crowded. The sparking wine here was my favorite, although they have many odd grapes.  Dr. Frank planted grapes from all over the world in around the Finger Lakes to see what would grow since it was a new crop for the region.  I tried wines made with grapes originally from Georgia Read More

Wine Tasting around Keuka Lake- Hammondsport, NY

Wine, wine, and more wine.  Wine was the word of the day in Hammondsport, New York.  After hiking in Watkins Glen State Park through the gorge with amazing waterfalls we hopped in the car for quick 30 minute trip to Hammondsport.  Today’s wine tour started out at Ravines Wine Cellars overlooking Keuka Lake. Our host was a lot of fun. She obviously had a love of wine but in particular with the right food. If I was even a little bit hungry after our breakfast at Blackberry Inn Bed and Breakfast back in Watkins Glen, she would have put me Read More