WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (March 30, 2016) Watkins Glen International is proud to announce a new partnership with the premier wine education and networking organization for wine industry professionals and enthusiasts, Women for WineSense.

During the 20th anniversary Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese, Women for WineSense will present free wine seminars July 16th-17th, 2016.

The free seminars, which include Attention Worthy Dry Red Wines, Dry Rieslings on the Map, and Chardonnay and Cheese, will take place in the first floor of the Watkins Glen International media center. For those looking for an enhanced wine tasting, Women for WineSense will also be hosting several ticketed seminars, including Dry Red Wines: A Comparative Tasting, Sparkling Wines – A Look into Finger Lakes History, Single Vineyard Rieslings, and Hybrid Grapes – Not Just Sweet Wine Anymore.

Additional information including seminar schedules is available at www.flwinefest.com.

Also in 2016, Women for WineSense will be the presenting sponsor of the Taster’s Banquet.  Dinner guests will enjoy dining on food prepared by the New York Wine & Culinary Center alongside VIPs in the wine industry. 

“We’re proud to bring another quality partnership to the Finger Lakes Wine Festival in 2016,” said Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup. “Women for WineSense is a great organization that aligns with what we are trying to bring to the 20th anniversary of our event, and we can’t wait for our guests to experience what this new partnership will bring to the festival.

Women for WineSense believes that wine enhances and enriches everyday life, and provides men and women with unbiased information about the cultural heritage, social and health effects of moderate wine consumption as part of a healthy lifestyle.

The 20th anniversary of the Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese returns to Watkins Glen International July 15-17, 2016. For more information and ticket options, visit 866-461-7223.

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