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What's in a Name?

Welcome to guest blogger Sallee Ten Eyck from Summerhill Brewing What’s in a name? Plato’s Haze, Paper Money, Milliard’s, Arriba Chili Peppers Have you ever wondered how some beers got their name? Boring names can imply a boring beer and easy names are not memorable. It’s not easy naming a beer! When deciding on names for our beers, the four partners discuss ideas, and we make a consensus…

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Curbside Cayuga

Like the most of us, after a long day at home you are ready for a break! Treat yourself and support our community by ordering from your favorite local restaurant. Many restaurants have switched over to no-seating options in their dining rooms to help with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a list of restaurants currently participating in carryout orders, curbside delivery…

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Celebrate National Rose Day

Celebrating National Rosé Day on June 13th? We’ve got a guide to the Finger Lakes rosé to help you do just that so slip on your rose-colored glasses and pour a glass. Let’s start with a little history lesson. rosé originated in France and was then introduced to the rest of the Mediterranean by the Romans. The wines were produced by a mix of red and white grapes that were naturally light in color…

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Celebrate American Craft Beer Week With Cayuga County

During these COVID times we need to raise a glass and toast to the tight knit community of small independent brewers in NYS. They band together, share insights, successes, collaborate in the forms of co-brewed beers and support one another. It is the beauty of the craft beer industry, how these folks maintain their connection with the communities they reside in. May 11th - 17th is American Craft…

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Our Wineries - This is OUR Cayuga - What’s yours?

Here in Cayuga County our wineries range in size and styles. Most of them are relatively small giving us a unique bespoke experience. Our county boasts 11 wineries, so there is truly a place and taste for everyone. The producers here create some of the best quality wines in New York State and when you visit, it is a special experience in an intimate atmosphere that focuses on the technique of…

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The Grape Harvest – A Great Time to Visit the Finger Lakes

As September settles in you can feel fall in the air and the magical display of colors starts to spread every so slightly across the rolling hills and valleys that make up the Finger Lakes Region. The first crushing of the grapes can start as early as mid-August and depending on weather and fruit quality can continue into November and even December and January for the prized ice wines. But, fall…

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