Billsboro’s Pinot Noir Named one of the Best for 2023
Pinot Noir gained its name and reputation as one of the trickiest grapes to grow from its dark, thin skin. In some winemaking circles, it’s known as the heartbreak grape. Native to Burgundy, the variety is susceptible to infection and disease and thrives in cool-climate regions. At its best, the variety produces lithe, easy-drinking reds that can rank among the most complex and ethereal wines in the world.
Finger Lakes Times Readers Choice Awards
The third annual Finger Lakes Times Readers’ Choice Awards began with a nomination phase on May 14th, continues with the voting phase through July 3rd, and will conclude with the August 1 special section unveiling the 2020 FLT Readers’ Choice Award winners. There will be no seconds, thirds, or honorable mentions – only winner – in 71 exciting categories, including some new ones this year. As an added bonus, one voter will win, by random from all completed ballots, $250. Voting is unlimited.