Author: Finger Lakes Visitors Connection

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection is the tourism promotion and management agency for Ontario County. Our mission is to create visitorship and economic vitality for Ontario County by marketing its tourism assets and positioning the area as a premier leisure and meetings destination.

For more than 50 years, Red Jacket Orchards has mastered the art of making premium fruits and juices. Now, Brian Nicholson, third-generation owner, and food writer Sarah Huck have partnered to create the first farm-oriented cookbook solely dedicated to all things fruit, sharing recipes, tips and tricks of the business and a history of growing in the Northeast. 

The June 2014 cover of Wine & Spirits magazine features Heron Hill Winery’s 2012 Classic Dry Riesling recognizing the wine as one of the “100 Top Value Wines of the year for $15 or less.” The wine was the only east coast label illustrated on the cover of this popular annual buying guide. Along with highlighting the Classic Dry Riesling, Wine & Spirits also named Heron Hill a value brand of the year. 

The Smith Center for the Arts is the premier organization in the Finger Lakes promoting art and cultural events at the historic Smith Opera House in Geneva. The new website, launched on May 7, 2014 showcases upcoming events and makes tickets readily available for purchase on line. The website, thesmith.org, will feature background information on live events, artists, films, community programs, off-site venues for club-style events, and Artsmart Educational Programs. The public will be able to purchase tickets easily through the website for any event or venue.