wine

November 29, 2015 - 2:56pm
Many attendees of the Central New York Wine and Chocolate Festival found the event overwhelming and unorganized.

For Colleen Feeney, Rachel Gullotta and Erin Marsden, all from Syracuse, the large amount of distilleries and wineries at the 10th annual AmeriCU Credit Union Wine and Chocolate Festival was overwhelming.

“It’s a little difficult to find which one to go to,” Gullotta said. 

The Exhibit Center of the New York State Fairgrounds was the site of the festival Saturday evening.

November 23, 2015 - 10:04pm
The Everson Museum of Art hosted its first Girls Night Out.

Women of all ages stood in a line that went out the Everson Museum of Art’s front doors to get into their first Girls Night Out event on Thursday.

The building slowly began to fill with women looking for a fun night of pampering and shopping. More than 140 guests roamed around the museum during Girls Night Out, according to the Everson.

February 14, 2011 - 11:04am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

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August 24, 2010 - 2:01pm
Whether you are a connoisseur or just acquiring the taste, here's how to prepare for a Finger Lakes wine-tasting experience.

For 15 years, Timothy Barr, part time instructor in the College of Human Ecology, has taught Wine and Beer Appreciation to undergraduate students at Syracuse University.  He has also worked in the wine and food industry for more than 39 years, and says that while he’s no expert, he knows a thing or two about wine. I sat down with Professor Barr to find out what advice he has for those planning a wine tour.

 

By mlisson
June 5, 2009 - 12:49pm
Al's, a hip chilled out lounge with an indie music selection to match. Now there’s something that goes down easy.

Picture this: your dad’s favorite armchair meets funky New York swank.  It’s that unique hybrid that puts Al’s Wine & Whiskey at the top of our list.  If you’re not feeling up for the crowded Beerfest at Chuck’s or the underage dance party at Maggie’s, Al’s offers a refreshing change from the norm.  A hip chilled out lounge with an indie music selection to match.  Now there’s something that goes down easy.