Seneca Lake’s Blanket

Jan. 15, 2015–  This is the time of year we love Seneca Lake the  most.  Yes, its too cold to swim, sail or fish.  And winter’s northwesterly winds make it painful to even take in the lake view from the outdoors.  Yet this is the time of year when Seneca...

2014 Harvest Report

December 3, 2014–Our final day of harvesting grapes in 2014 was October 30, which means we still have fermentations going on as this is being written.  We haven’t had much time yet to reflect on the 2014 growing season, but so far the unfinished wines show...

Five Reasons to Visit Us in December

December 3, 2014–  Silver Thread’s tasting room will be open Friday-Sunday, 12-5pm through December 21, 2014.  That means only nine more tasting room days until we close for the season!  Here are five great reasons to visit us during December: 1.) 2 for 1...

French Wine Writer Loves Silver Thread Rieslings

November 11, 2014–We were visited over the summer by French wine writer Jonathan Choukroun Chicheportiche.  He lives in Bordeaux and publishes a French/English wine web site and on-line magazine titled Vert de vin.  He visited several Finger Lakes wineries...

Noir Friday set for November 28

November 7, 2014– Silver Thread will hold its second annual Noir Friday event on Friday, November 28, 2014 from 12-5pm at the winery in Lodi, NY. Avoid the malls the Friday after Thanksgiving… amazing deals and fun await in wine country!  Join us Friday,...

Silver Thread Named a “Must-Visit” Winery

October 6, 2014–On-line newspaper Huffington Post named Silver Thread one of seven “Must-Visit Artisanal Wineries” in the Finger Lakes.  Author Nish Gera wrote of us, “this is the winery you should head to if you wish to understand why Finger...

New at our Tasting Room: Sample Wine & Chocolate

October 1, 2014–Last month, we began a new collaboration with Hedonist Artisan Chocolates of Rochester, NY.  Chocolatier Jennifer Posey is an expert in wine & chocolate pairing, and was excited to take on the task of pairing Silver Thread wines with her...

Help Us Decorate our New Trailer

September 8, 2014–Winemaker Paul spent a couple of weeks last month rebuilding our “carry-all” trailer.  This is a narrow trailer that can fit between the vineyard rows for collecting boxes of picked grapes during harvest.  The carry-all was in...

Big TV Boost for FLX Locavores

July 11, 2014–  Yesterday, Silver Thread had the pleasure of hosting Ithaca-based chef and food blogger Emma Frisch, a finalist on this year’s edition of Food Network Star.  For those of you (like me) that don’t get cable, Food Network Star is a...

Meet Andy–Our 2014 Summer Intern

July 1, 2014–Andy’s interest in all things wine related began while living in NYC, where he had the opportunity to taste great wines from around the world. Inspired by these wines, he decided to leave his portfolio management position behind and immerse himself...

The Thinking Behind a Riesling Magnum

May 8, 2014–  Depending on your background, 1.5L bottles can mean different things.  To bargain shoppers at liquor stores, the magnum bottle means better value for everyday wines or a party.  To wine collectors, it means a special bottle to be cellared....

May is Riesling Month at Silver Thread

April 28, 2014—To celebrate the release of its six new 2013 Riesling wines, Silver Thread Vineyard will feature several special promotions during the month of May at its Tasting Room: 1.)            The “Riesling Experience” tasting flight allows a guest to compare...