Finger Lakes Region Bristol Valley Canandaigua Bed and Breakfast

Premier Bed and Breakfast Inn Lodging Accommodations in Canandaigua, the Bristol Valley of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State

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Finger Lakes Wineries

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Famous for Rieslings and Gewurtztraminer, the Finger Lakes area is the second largest wine-producing region in the US.  With more than 80 vintners producing unique selections, you are sure to find a bottle of something to bring home.

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An example of the bounty of Upstate New York

On the other side of the lake from our bed and breakfast New York is the Wilhelmus Estate Winery. The Winery is new but the recipes for the wine are from the “old world”. Wilhelmus Kuenen, a Dutch immigrant, brought his family to the States when his son Boud was 7 years old. Wilhelmus started making wine in 1958. He became a very serious wine maker after his retirement in the 1970’s, winning awards across the Northeast. Boud and Karen Kuenen opened the winery in 2007 and named the winery in memory of Boud’s father, the original Vintner. (more…)