May is Riesling Month

rieslingsmallogo.jpgAs many visitors to our site already know Riesling is, without question, the premier grape of the Finger Lakes region. With May as Riesling Month, many wineries are participating on various levels, extending free out-of-state shipping and other promotions. Here is a short list of some wineries that have actively supported this celebration in the past, and some of the deals they were extending at that time. For more information on current deals/events/celebrations put forth in support of this program, please contact our member wineries directly. The deals and events listed below are from past year's and are not necessarily available in 2012 and beyond.

Atwater Estate Vineyards - No Strings Attached Free Shipping on Dry, Semi-Dry Riesling
Belhurst Winery - Free Shipping on RieslingFox Run Vineyards- Free Shipping on Riesling Anywhere in the Continental U.S.
Glenora Wine Cellars -Free Shipping on  case sales via phone order.  See Store for Details
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards - Free Shipping on a case of Riesling.  See Store for Details
Lakewood Vineyards - Free Shipping on Riesling to  East Coast states where allowed. Include Dry, Semi-Dry and Riesling
Lamoreaux Landing Wine Company - Free Shipping on Riesling. Check store for details
Prejean Winery - Free Shipping of Riesling to New York Addresses
Wagner Vineyards - Free Shipping on Riesling purchased via their website during the month of May

There are also events this month revolving around the celebration.
May 9, Winemaker's Riesling Dinner, Fox Run Vineyards. Join owner, Scott Osborn, and winemaker, Peter Bell, as they lead you through a special Riesling themed multi-course winemaker's dinner held in the winery's rustic barrel room. Reservations can be made by calling 315-536-4616
May 9, A New Pairing, Lakewood Vineyards. Lakewood will be serving an original recipe with one of their Rieslings. 607-536-9252 for more information
May, From our Pallets to Your Palate, Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards. Throughout the whole month of May Riesling lovers can stock their cellars at a very affordable price at Hazlitt's. Purchase a full case of their 2007 Semi-Dry Riesling and receive 25% off. 607-546-WINE for more information.
May, Riesling Menu Pairings, Veraisons Restaurant at Glenora Wine Cellars. They will feature a specialty dish on the menu for the whole month of May that is prepared with, and pairs capably, with Riesling. 607-243-5111 for more information.
May, Rieslings on Sale, Fulkerson Winery. Several of their Riesling wines will be on sale, buy one and receive the second bottle at 40% off.
May, Free Riesling Tastings, Belhurts Winery. Belhurst will be offering free Riesling tastings Monday through Thursdays for teh whole month, with Riesling-infused appetizers, entrees and desserts in the restaurant. 315-781-0201, ext 550
May, Riesling Recipes and Discounts, Lakewood Vineyards. Enjoy a packet of recipes that use, and/or pairs with various Rieslings, a gift to customers that purchase 6 or more bottles of their assigned Riesling wines and 10% off any combination of Riesling wine purchases. 607-536-9252
May, Riesling Specials, Wagner Vineyards. Enjoy generous discounts on all four Wagner Rieslings when purchased at the winery. 607-582-6450

For more information on this month-long, region-wide promotion, please visit either of these websites:
http://www.rieslingrocks.com
http://www.fingerlakeswinealliance.net

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