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5:00 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Bill to expand 'Niagara Wine Trail' awaits governor's approval

Winery owners share a drink of wine to toast the legislation.
Credit Ashley Hassett / WBFO News

A bill to expand the “Niagara Wine Trail” is awaiting approval from Governor Andrew Cuomo.  Once the legislation is passed into law it’s expected to provide a boost to upstate New York tourism.

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11:12 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Ice wine in the making

Harvesting grapes for ice wine demands that pickers await the coldest weather before taking to the vineyards. With that standard in view, a mostly volunteer crew of 15 assembled before dawn this morning to begin gathering nearly four tons of grapes from an Orleans County field.

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