Clayton, NY, May 13, 2013 — The New York wine industry is booming. According to the New York Wind and Grape Foundation, five million people visit New York wineries every year. The industry generates almost $4 billion.
The New York Farm Bureau is pushing for an official designation for a new Adirondack Wine Coast Trail to bring enthusiasts to seven vineyards in Clinton County.
A lot of the credit for New York wines can go to a team of researchers that's doing what you might call "extreme winemaking": Breeding grapes that survive the North Country's frigid winters and still make delicious wine.
They hope names like Frontenac and Marquette will one day be as popular as Cabernet and Merlot. Go to full article
May 10, 2013 — Each Friday, the Adirondack Almanack takes a look at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for this weekend. The warm and dry weather the region has been enjoying has given way to wetter and cooler conditions, and a forecast for unsettled weather through the weekend. Go to full article
May 10, 2013 — New music will be performed tonight and tomorrow in Saranac Lake and North Elba as part of the John Brown Day events. Voices of Timbuctoo is a new work based on the... Go to full article
May 08, 2013 — Adirondack Health will host the second of two public meetings tonight on a controversial plan to convert the emergency room at its Lake Placid hospital to an urgent care... Go to full article