Finger Lakes wines

      Last Chance for Icewine and Cider, and the Perfect Gin Cocktail to Drink Them In

      As the weekend officially begins with a bout of chilly grey weather, we thought we’d pass on an icewine and cider cocktail recipe Zavatto sent us from Nick Venditti at Frankly Wines on West Broadway, which he created using Finger Lakes spirits for NY Drinks NY week. Says Zavatto: “I’d never in a million years have thought that icewine and gin would be so, so pretty together, but holy cow–DELICIOUS! And very dangerous.”

      Colicchio & Sons’ Sommelier Gives us the Best Finger Lakes Rieslings (and Where to Drink Them with Schnitzel)

      This February Colicchio & Sons got a wine director with a penchant for the flavors of the Finger Lakes: Thomas Pastuszak spent years studying at Cornell, then worked for five years up in Ithaca, namely as the general manager of a wine-focused place called Stella’s. Here are his top picks for rieslings from the region, now in heavy rotation at the restaurant.