Six New York Wines to be released Online through the LCBO Destination Collection in April; Additional Offerings Available through Vintages Catalogue in May
Wines from New York Featured in Canada for the First Time in Almost 30 Years
April 22nd, 2020, Penn Yan NY – The New York Wine & Grape Foundation is pleased to announce that The Liquor Control Board of Ontario, Canada (LCBO) wll be offering New York wines for sale through their Destination and Vintages collections beginning on April 26th, 2020. The LCBO is one of the largest wine-purchasers in the world.
The LCBO will feature wine from eight New York wineries located in the Hudson Valley, Finger Lakes, and Long Island. The partnership between the LCBO and the New York Wine & Grape Foundation (NYWGF) will help New York winemakers connect to new customers and promote their products to an international market.
“This release represents the culmination of a lot of hard work by members of our industry who have invested in our community, elevated the quality of our wines, and enhanced our standing in the world,” said Sam Filler, New York Wine & Grape Foundation Executive Director. “We’re very proud of New York, and we always knew we had quality wines. To have the LCBO feature this New York selection is a significant achievement. It shows that New York State is gaining international acclaim for being one of the finest wine-producing regions of the world.”
The online exclusives and “Destination Collection” in stores will feature products from:
- Boundary Breaks – Lodi, Finger Lakes
- Channing Daughters – Bridgehampton, Long Island
- Dr. Konstantin Frank – Hammondsport, Finger Lakes
- Hosmer Winery – Ovid, Finger Lakes
- Sheldrake Point Winery – Ovid, Finger Lakes
- Wagner Vineyards Estate Winery – Lodi, Finger Lakes