1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast (Canandaigua, New York)

Monthly Archives: October 2009

Finger Lakes Wineries

October 7, 2009 by insideout

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.

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New York Wine & Culinary Center

October 2, 2009 by insideout

Here in Canandaigua is the New York Wine and Culinary Center is a great place to learn about our state’s agriculture, as well as experience New York State wine and culinary trends. In downtown Canandaigua, about 12 miles from our bed and breakfast New York, the center holds all sorts of fun classes for learning about and enjoying food, specifically local food and products. This weekend they are having a tasting of NY beer and food with the class NY on Tap. Sample beers from New York State Breweries and enjoy local cuisine. The class includes a commemorative glass that you can keep to get a free beer the next day at the New York Beer Garden. This is going on all day from 12 pm to 5 pm.

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Enjoy local brews this weekend at the New York Wine & Culinary Center

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