There are hundreds of wineries scattered from Virginia to Maine. Over the last few years, a quiet revolution has begun in their vineyards. Visionary winemakers are making exceptional wines and doing so without much fanfare.
As a leading Wine School on the East Coast, we keep a close eye on the state of the wine trade in our backyard. We have seen a surge of fine winemaking on the East Coast and felt it was time for our students to learn about –and taste– these wines.
It’s time for you to check what is going on, too. This class is suitable for both the newcomer to the school AND working sommeliers. Taste and learn about the most important vineyards and winemakers working in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia.
1 . Galen Glen 2013 “Stone Cellar” Gewürztraminer, Lehigh Valley
2. Keuka Lake Vineyards 2011 “Estate” Dry Riesling, Finger Lakes
1. Barboursville Vineyards 2010 “Reserve” Petit Verdot, Virginia
2. Black Ankle Vineyards 2011 “Leaf Stone” Syrah, Maryland
1. Ravines 2012 Cabernet Franc, Finger Lakes
2. Damiani Cellars 2010 “Reserve” Cabernet Sauvignon, Finger Lakes
1. Heritage Vineyards 2011 “BDX” Red Blend, Outer Coastal Plain
2. Bedell Cellars 2010 “Taste” Red Blend, North Fork of Long Island
1. Galen Glen 2014 “Stone Cellar Reserve” Grüner Veltliner, Lehigh Valley AVA
2. Keuka Lake Vineyards 2012 Falling Man Vineyard Dry Riesling, Finger Lakes AVA
1. Dr. Konstantin Frank 2013 “Old Vines” Pinot Noir, Finger Lakes AVA
2. Eminence Road Farm Winery 2014 “Acidalia” Red Blend, FingerLakes AVA
1. Heritage 2011 Limited Release Malbec, Outer Coastal Plain AVA, NJ
2. Barboursville 2013 Reserve Cabernet Franc, Monticello AVA, VA
1. The Vineyard at Grandview 2013 “Grand Rouge”, Lancaster AVA
2. Penns Woods 2012 Proprietor Reserve Red Blend, Lancaster AVA