Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:13 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Posts from October 2014
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York State has been honored with the title of "Wine Region of the Year" by Wine Enthusiast magazine. The publication cited the quality of wines, tremendous growth of the industry, and greatly improved business climate, particularly over the last four years with Governor Cuomo’s support. The award will be presented at the Wine Star Awards gala dinner on January 26 at the New York Public Library.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:58 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
The Johnston House closes for the 2014 season on October 26. Built by John and Margaret Johnston in the 1820s, the Johnston House originally sat on an important farm where John Johnston became a well-known advocate of improved farming techniques. Johnston was the first American farmer to use soil drainage tiles to increase productivity on his farm, which was considered by some in the 19th century to be “the most important agricultural spot in America.”
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:52 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
The Rose Hill Mansion will close for the 2014 season on October 31. Administered by the Geneva Historical Society, the Greek Revival mansion and National Historical Landmark perches above Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes.