20 Questions: Tug Hill Winery

Susan Maring, Tug Hill Vineyards Proprietor and President.

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20 Questions: Family Vines Run Deep at Coyote Moon Vineyards

Philip Randazzo, owner of Coyote Moon Vineyards in Clayton, holds onto a popular bottle of wine, left, and the new label wine being produced at the vineyard.

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For the Love of Food, Family and Fine Wines

DAYTONA NILES / NNY BUSINESS The Di Prinzio family stands in front of Di Prinzio’s Kitchen, located at 428 Riverside Drive in Clayton. The restaurant will feature outdoor seating in the summer.

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The Taste of Tourism


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New Cape winery to open in April

Sandra L. and David B. Fralick are co-owners of Cape Winery, which is scheduled to open in April on Deerlick Road, just south of Cape Vincent. Photo by Norm Johnston/Watertown Daily Times.

CAPE VINCENT — Wine enthusiasts will have a chance to “Taste the Cape” this summer.

That’s the phrase David B. and Sandra L. Fralick use to describe the full-bodied wine they produce at Cape Winery at Deerlick Farm, 2066 Deerlick Road, where they will open a tasting room April 5. The eighth winery to be launched in the north country, the business is a featured destination on the Thousand Islands-Seaway Wine Trail. [Read more…]

Latest winery set to uncork in Theresa

By Ted Booker
NNY Business

Frank C. Venditti, owner of Venditti Vineyards, holds up empty wine bottles in front of wine vats in the bottling room of his new Theresa vineyard. Photo by Amanda Morrison.

If you don’t guess right away that Frank C. Venditti, 72, has Italian blood, just ask him a question about wine.

“I’ve always enjoyed the atmosphere of vineyards,” said Mr. Venditti, who’s opening a winery this month called Venditti Vineyards, 42780 New Connecticut Road, in Theresa. “During my (business) travels abroad and in California, I always made it a habit to stop at the vineyards.”

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