Careful readers of our newsletters know that we have been featuring more wines from New York’s Finger Lakes. New
wineries are setting down roots in this old wine-growing region and as their production and quality goes up we will continue to
feature them. The latest example is Marti and Tim Machinski’s Standing Stone Winery of southern Seneca Lake. The vineyard
was first planted by The Gold Seal Winery in 1972 and now produces the impressive wine we feature here. Riesling has always
thrived in the cool climates of Washington State and New York, retaining acidity while producing a wide array of fresh fruit
flavors. Standing Stone Riesling has a beautiful golden color and a nose of apples, peaches and honey. Lightly sweet, this wine
emblemizes Spring. Food match: grillables, diverse cheeses and Asian food.